More readings for you!

Speakeasy continues online with new performances by some of the world’s top spoken word artists! Now showing: Moyra Donaldson, Colm Scully and Mike Gallagher. See more on our Speakers Corner section and sign up to our mailing list to stay tuned.

Poet Moyra Donaldson reads for Speakeasy

Moyra Donaldson is a poet and creative writing facilitator from Co Down. She has published nine collections of poetry, Snakeskin Stilettos, Beneath the Ice, The Horse’s Nest and Miracle Fruit, from Lagan Press, Belfast and an American edition of Snakeskin Stilettos, published in 2002 from CavanKerry Press. Her Selected Poems and The Goose Tree, were […]


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Poet Moyra Donaldson reads for Speakeasy

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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