The Power of Words Festival/ Nate Smith/ Matt Stell

WORDS, WHISKEY, & A GIANT OF A MAN First Published July 2022 Words... The Power of Words Festival is getting set for another wonderful weekend celebrating words - written, spoken, acted and sung - in Abbeyleix, Laois, on the weekend of the 19th to the 21st August. Now in its fourth year, the festival is set to be … Continue reading The Power of Words Festival/ Nate Smith/ Matt Stell

Tony Holleran

First Published (in OTRT) February 2022 TONY HOLLERAN REMEMBERED First Published in the Tullamore Annual 2018.  MONDAY NIGHTS AT THE TAP - A TULLAMORE TRADITION Monday nights at The Tap. Five little words that have come to roll off the tongue with all the ease and comfort of a best friend's name, for so many … Continue reading Tony Holleran

David Mallaghan (& Ken Hume)

First Published September 2021 POET, PAINTER, ACTIVIST One of the longest-running spoken word events in Ireland, Tullamore's SCENE OF THE RHYME (SOTR), makes its long-awaited return to the world of 'live' events this coming weekend. Saturday, September 11th will see the first of two special performances taking place in John Lee's Bar and Venue at 5pm, while … Continue reading David Mallaghan (& Ken Hume)