Poetry as Commemoration – Cuimhní Fileata

Creative Engagement with the material history of The War of Independence & Civil War

A FREE two-part poetry workshop with author, Terry McGowan, using items from the archive relating to the revolutionary period as creative prompts.

The workshops will take place in Sligo Central Library on the following dates:

  • Wednesday 4th of October 12.30pm – 2.30pm
  • Wednesday 11th of October 12.30pm – 2.30pm

In partnership with Poetry Ireland, the workshops will include the following:

  • Analysing selected items from the collection.
  • Writing exercises and help to develop their own poetic response to the material
  • Participants can bring their own documents or photographs to write about
  • Writers are invited to submit their poems to a new archive held in UCD Special Collections

Spaces are limited, to reserve a place, please phone 0719111675 or email sligolib@sligococo.ie