We are online again!

Speakeasy goes online with special performances by some of Ireland's top spoken word talent. Now showing: Emer Martin, Trudy Hayes and Helena Mulkerns. See more on our Speakers Corner section and sign up to our mailing list to stay tuned.

Playwright Trudy Hayes reads for Speakeasy

Trudy Hayes is an author, playwright, and journalist. She wrote "The Politics of Seduction", and her last play, "Do Nothing, Say Nothing, Be Nothing" was produced by Fishamble Theatre. Her stories have been widely published and anthologised, and she was nominated for a Hennessy Award. Her play, "Out of my Head", was nominated for the […]

Coming Up in 2020


Estelle Birdy

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

Playwright Trudy Hayes reads for Speakeasy

Helena Mulkerns reads for Speakeasy

Emer Martin reads from The Cruelty Men

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