Honouring late poet Dennis O’Driscoll

Late Tipperary poet Dennis O'Driscoll.
Dear Editor,

Dear Editor,

To celebrate Culture Night in Thurles this year, Bookworm Bookshop, Thurles Library and the Source Arts Centre are joining forces to commemorate Thurles born poet, Dennis O’Driscoll, who passed away unexpectedly last December.

It is timely also that the 2013 Irish Times Poetry Now Award which was announced at the wekend, went to Dennis for his last collection, ‘Dear Life’.

We are having a night of readings and reminiscences this Friday, September 20,in which friends, family and fans of Dennis and other Tipperary writers and poets will take part, including Leo Cullen, Paddy Moran and Liam Ryan.

Barra O’Seaghdha, who will introduce Dennis’ work, has written extensively on literature for publications like Magill and the Dublin Review of Books.

Yours,

John Butler

Bookworm Bookshop

Thurles