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In Celebration of the 1916 Easter Rising: Art, Articulation, Inspiration

WHERE: New Jersey, Seton Hall University WHEN: Friday 21 October 2016-09-19 8.30am to 6.30pm VENUE: Chancellor’s Suite, Student Centre HOW MUCH: Free of Charge and Open to the Public   This conference will look at the theatre, art, literature, and history of the Easter Rising and its centennial observance as well as the post-rebellion period… Read More

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JAMESTOWN ARTS CENTRE, RHODE ISLAND

On Sunday, June 12 Micheal will read and sign his books at the ‘Second Sunday Café’ in the Jamestown Arts Centre (JAC), 18 Valley Street, Jamestown, Rhode Island, RI 02835. Tickets are available online or at the door. $10 General Admission, $8 JAC Members, $5 Student. www.jamestownartcentre.org There will be a reception, with complimentary hors… Read More

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READINGS FOR 2016

23 March: Philadelphia Academy for the Fine Arts   1 May: Otto Skunks Head’s Tiki Bar Reading Series   May (date TBC): Reading in New York City, hosted by the Consul General of Ireland   28 May: Poetry By The Sea Conference Madison CT   12 June: Jamestown Arts Centre, Rhode Island   2 August:… Read More

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David M. Katz review of One Crimson Thread

David M. Katz reviews One Crimson Thread for The Hopkins Review, Fall Edition, 2016 Micheal O’Siadhail, One Crimson Thread (Bloodaxe Books, 2015), 158 pp “We need a witness to our lives,” says Beverly Clark, a character played by Susan Sarandon in the 2004 film Shall We Dance? Clark is in a bar, where she’s dismissing… Read More

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NEW YORK DATE

Tomorrow night, Monday 9th November, Micheal will be at Fordham University, New York at 6pm in Togina Hall, Duane Library, Rose Hill Campus. For more information please contact Angela O’Donnell, email: aodonell@fordham.edu

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Sunday Independent Newspaper

In the Sunday Independent today, 25 October 2015, there is an beautiful article about Micheal O’Siadhail and Christina Weltz. We won’t attempt to sumerise it here. If you see this news item too late to purchase a copy of the newspaper, hopefully you’ll find it on the independent.ie website. Do buy a copy if you… Read More

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Reading at Augsburg College

Micheal is giving a reading this Monday evening, October 26, at Augsburg College, Minneapolis. The time is to be confirmed and we will update as soon as we know.

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October 2015: Tour of Britain

In October of this year, 2015, Micheal is due to make a tour of Britain with his new book ‘One
Crimson Thread’. Here is a preliminary list of dates and places, with venues, and more dates,
to be confirmed.
Mon 5th: Cardiff
Tues 6th: Hereford
Fri 9th: Cumbria
Mon 12th: Oxford
Tues 13th: Edinburgh
Weds 14th: St. Andrews
Thurs 15th: Aberdeen

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Bloodaxe Books,
2015

October 2015: Tour of Britain

In October of this year, 2015, Micheal is due to make a tour of Britain with his new book ‘One
Crimson Thread’. Here is a preliminary list of dates and places, with venues, and more dates,
to be confirmed.

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Update: Launch of ‘One Crimson Thread’

Micheal O’Siadhail’s book of poems from Bloodaxe called ‘One Crimson Thread’ is due to be
launched in Ireland September, followed by a tour of Britain. The book is a farewell to his wife
Bríd, and chronicles the last two years of her life, her death and his grief.

The launch is due to take place in:
The RHA (Royal Hibernian Academy), Ely Place, Dublin 2
at 6.00pm
on Tuesday September 29th

Mick O’Dea’s portrait of Brid is on the cover. Mick (pictured left) will exhibit a series of portraits
accompanying the launch. You can follow Micheal on Facebook to get regular updates.

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September 2015 Launch of ‘One Crimson Thread’

For twenty years Micheal O’Siadhail’s beloved wife, Brid, suffered from Parkinson’s disease. These love poems chronicle the last two years of her life, her death and his grief. In Love Life, now available again in his Collected Poems, he told their story of over three decades of marriage. In this sonnet sequence their love faces illness and death and sounds the depths of parting. There is a tenderness, intensity and gratitude which will resonate with those who know both love and loss.

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Launch of essays and article by Micheal O’Siadhail called Say but the Word: Vision and Voice in Poetry

Patrick Mason, theatre director and former artistic director of the Abbey Theatre, will launch a book of essays and article by Micheal O’Siadhail called Say but the Word: Vision and Voice in Poetry, (edited by David Ford and Margie Tolstoi and published by Hinds Publishers) in The Irish Architectural Archive, 45 Merrion Square on Monday February 23rd at 6.00pm.

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Micheal O’Siadhail reading ‘Between‘ and ‘Transit‘ on his 60th birthday. …

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COMMENTARY

The Drama of living

David F. Ford, Brazos Press, Grand Rapids, Michigan 2014

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