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Agallamh Sa Cheo Winner of this year’s Michael Hartnett Poetry Award

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Congratulations to Ceaití Ní Bheildiúin, on winning this year's Michael Hartnett Poetry Award.

“I am nothing less than stunned,” Ms Ní Bheildiúin said in response to her success in winning this year’s award which was for a second or later collection of poems in Irish.

A long-time admirer of Michael Hartnett’s own poetry she continued: “I always get a great hit out of reading Michael Hartnett’s poetry. I became aware of him, his poems and his life story shortly after I started to compose pieces of Irish language verse. I felt an immediate affinity to him that he had toiled in the same mistiness of Gaeilge as a second language as I was doing. I find his poetry in both Irish and English powerful.”

In this homage to the mountain, Ní Bheildiúin demonstrates her own deep appreciation of Mount Brandon. Nature poetry and a sense of place are central to the Gaelic tradition and Agallamh sa Cheo should be considered among the most significant works of this era that contemplates our relationship with the natural world.”

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Piranesi. Winner of the Women's Prize for Fiction 2021

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The spectacular new novel from the bestselling author of Jonathan Strange & Mr Norrell 'one of our greatest living authors' New York Magazine .

Piranesi lives in the House. Perhaps he always has. In his notebooks, day after day, he makes a clear and careful record of its wonders: the labyrinth of halls, the thousands upon thousands of statues, the tides that thunder up staircases, the clouds that move in slow procession through the upper halls. On Tuesdays and Fridays Piranesi sees his friend, the Other. At other times he brings tributes of food to the Dead. But mostly, he is alone.

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Oíche Chultúir

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Táimid an-shasta a fhógairt go mbeidh an leabhar ar leith COGAR á láinsáil ar an 17ú Meán Fómhair i Lána an Phúca agus Thyme Out  Dygate Lane, sa Daingean.

We are delighted to announce that on Culture Night 17th of September, Ponc.Press will be launching the special edition book Cogar. The book is inspired by Cogar events at Other Voices. 7pm Ponc Press, Lána an Phúca and Thyme Out, Dygate Lane.

Bailiúchán liricí, dánta agus rapanna a d'eascair as Féile Other Voices.

A collection of lyrics, poems and raps.

The limited edition book will cost €60, some of the proceeds will be donated to Pieta House and the Simon Community.

For more information phone  +353 872220853

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Autumn Arrives

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After an exceptionally busy Summer, with a full blown heat wave we are delighted to welcome in the cooler and less frantic days of September. The streets of Dingle have a bit more space now, so visitors and locals can wander and browse with ease. We are looking forward to new titles from Sally Rooney, Colm Tóibín, Colson Whitehead, Anne Ingle and Diarmaid Ferriter, to name but a few. There is also the Dingle Literary Festival to look forward to in November, 19-21st. We will have all the books available to pre-order here. So take care and keep safe.

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Open 17th May

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We are delighted to be able to open again on 17th of May. From the 10th, we will be able to operate a Click & Collect. It is so exciting to be able to meet all our lovely customers again. We will have lots of new titles, recommendations & special offers. We all have been reading lots so looking forward to hearing what got you through lockdown. Things are looking up !

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