More readings for you!

Speakeasy continues online with new performances by some of the world’s top spoken word artists! Now showing: Award winning poets AM Cousins from Wexford and Nessa O’Mahony from Dublin, plus award winning writer and journalist Suzanne Power. See more on our Speakers Corner section and sign up to our mailing list to stay tuned.

Suzanne Power reads for Speakeasy

Suzanne Power is an author, editor and creative mentor who has had many lives, all of which involve writing and belief in the transformative power of stories. An award winning author of novels, poetry, creative non-fiction and short stories, her central themes concern the powerful presence of the silent majority, in memory, history and the […]


Nick Smith reads his short story ‘Altostratus’  

Emer Martin reads from The Cruelty Men  

Attracta Fahy, Rae McKinlay and John Devoy  


Live performances and writing from our contributors and performers

Suzanne Power reads for Speakeasy

Nessa O’Mahony reads for Speaekasy

A M Cousins reads REDRESS

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