Avant / July 2014 / Performance / Poetry / Sound

SoundEye Poetry Festival

soundeye-logoJuly 11th-13th at The Guest House, Chapel Street, Shandon, Cork. Free.




SoundEye, Ireland’s pre-eminent festival of innovative poetry, is now in its 18th year. Every summer, the festival brings an array of experimental, avant-garde and modernist poets to Cork and 2014 is no exception.

This year’s SoundEye, generously supported by Cork City Council, UCC School of English, The Polish Embassy and the UCC Department of Modern Irish at UCC will take place at the Guesthouse, 10 Chapel Street, Shandon from July 11th-13th.

We are delighted to announce the lineup for SoundEye 2014:


Friday July 11th


Doireann ní Ghríofa

Trevor Joyce


Sarah Kelly

Michael Farrell


 Saturday July 12th


Jonathan Skinner

Sophie Seita


Frances Kruk

John Hall


Peter Manson

Tom Pickard

Fanny Howe

9pm Mini Cabaret @ Plugd / Black Mariah / Triskel


Sunday July 13th


Simon Perril

Sean Bonney


Lunch in Guesthouse

Followed by a special performance by Trace, James Cummins, Sarah Hayden and Rachel Warriner in collaboration with the LFTT Library www.thelfttlibrary.com

Readings are free and open to the public. All are welcome!

Please note that the festival will be preceded by ‘Word into Image’, a symposium and exhibition on Visual Poetry on July 10th. http://modernismsresearchcentreucc.wordpress.com/

SoundEye is 0rganized by Jimmy Cummins, Fergal Gaynor, Sarah Hayden, Trevor Joyce and Rachel Warriner


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