Loading Events

« All Events

An Evening of Rhyme and Play

March 20 @ 7:45 pm - 9:00 pm


An evening of poetry along with a sprinkling of drama, all penned by Irish women writers presented via Zoom.

Rhyme (Poetry): We have selected a range of poetry from Irish women poets that you may like to explore and find one that resonates in your heart.
Play (Drama): While the evening will present mostly poetry, we include some drama presentations only, in mono and dialogue form.

Produced and Directed by
Mary Dowling
Mary Howard

Zoom facilitator
Anne McManus

The programme for the evening

Nessa Power The day the Cat Spoke to me (Martina Evans)  Poem
Joan Morrissey ‘Jack’   (Máire Mhac an tSaoi)  Poem
John Howard Buying Winkles (Paula Meehan)  Poem
Nicole Winkler &
Niamh O’Brien Rhiannon
Dialogue from Portia Coughlan  (Marina Carr)  Dialogue
Roisín Mee Outside History  (Eavan Boland)   Poem
Henry McClave Honey    (Jane Clarke)  Poem
Emily Maher Craquelure (Doireann Ní Ghríofa)  Poem
Michael Sharpe Old Testament Times (Mary Branley)  Poem
Geraldine Maguire Letting Go (Vivienne McKechnie)  Poem
Breege Fahy Pruning (Sarah Fahy)  Poem
Deirdre Mullen Unmanageable Sisters (Deirdre Kinahan)  Monologue
Roisin Mee Turlough   Poem from herself, (inspired in part by reading Lady Augusta Gregory’s translation of Donal Óg)  Poem
Peter Prior Quarantine (Eavan Boland)  Poem
Emily Maher Do not Lie to a Lover (Afric McGlinchey)  Poem
Brigid Sweeny A Vagrant Heart  (Dora Sigerson Shorter)  Poem
Louis O’Byrne Prologue to the play The Discovery by Frances Sheridan  Spoken Word
Muriel Caslin O’Hagan Last Blast (Ailbhe Ni Ghearbhuigh)  Poem

Zoom link to follow. Check back for details

Doors open from 7:45pm. Show starts at 8:00pm


March 20
7:45 pm - 9:00 pm
Event Categories:


Virtual Performance
Online - Check back please for the Zoom link
Virtual Event - Zoom platform, Ireland


Dublin Shakespeare Society
+353 85 843 2881