On the show Kieran O’Halloran tells us about a new Open Mic venue in Ballyvaughan, there’s news of Christmas concerts around the area, new exhibitions, and a few bookish ideas for Christmas gifts! And we pay tribute to two treasures in the Irish music world – Alex Finn, and Micheál Ó Súilleabháin.
I will be reading poems with writer Frank Golden and students of the Burren College of Art at 8pm this evening, here in Ballyvaughan.
As Storm Desmond batters the country, the fire and candles will be lit in the old tower and we will hunker down and speak (if not shout) words in defiance of the weather!!
Bígí linn … if you dare!