A celebration of Derek Mahon will take place in the Trident Hotel on Saturday Oct 2nd.
The evening of poetry and song will feature John Spillane, David Peare, Alannah Hopkin, Matthew Geden, Gerry Wrixon Katherine Boucher Beug and Joachim Beug.
Speakers will read selected favourite poems and John Spillane will share a new song, inspired by Derek’s poetry, with the audience on the night. This will be followed by a John Spillane concert. This will be a ticketed event with a full bar and pop-up book shop. Tickets can be booked online at wordsbywater.ie or by calling 086 2895 075