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Speakeasy goes online with special performances by some of Ireland's top spoken word talent. Now showing: Attracta Fahy, Rae Mckinlay and John Devoy. See more on our Speakers Corner section and sign up to our mailing list to stay tuned.

Attracta Fahy, Rae McKinlay and John Devoy

Join us for another great line up of spoken word performances crossing three genres. Award winning poet Attracta Fahy reads from her new book Dinner in the Fields. Mystical story teller Rae MacKinlay talks Wolves and legends and travel writer John Devoy features in a documentary film about the writing of his travel novel Quondam. […]

Coming Up in 2020


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Estelle Birdy – Speakeasy October 29th 8.00pm

Hugh Bradley at the Speakeasy

Comedians and poets – 24th September


Live performances and writing from our contributors and performers

Attracta Fahy, Rae McKinlay and John Devoy

Nicola Kearns reads for Skibbereen Speakeasy

Nicola Kearns lockdown reading for Speakeasy

Angela Byrne, Nick Smith and Daniel Wade

Skibbereen Speakeasy


The Speakeasy Sessions are a spoken word event


Last Tuesday of each month 8.00pm til 11pm


The Tanyard, Main Street, Skibbereen   


Spoken word performers of every kind are welcome. Whether you are a poet, a rapper, a story-teller, a writer, actor, puppeteer, a giver of speeches, a comedian - or just someone with something interesting to say, a warm welcome awaits you.How? To reserve a slot at one of our gigs, please complete the booking form here.

Spoken word in Skibbereen