I was the judge for the 2013 Bailieborough Poetry Competition. The reading of the shortlisted poems and the prize giving was held during the festival and here, in three parts, is the video of my talk at that event.
The following poets were shortlisted: Annette Skade, Lindsay Stronge, Maurice Devitt, Dermot Maguire, Karen O’Connor, Breda Wall-
Bailieborough 2013 Part 2
Bailieborough 2013 Part 3
The Battle of the Books, Trim Swift Festival 2014. Includes some of my comments as one of the two "not serious" judges.
Poetry in the Parlour, on 12 July during the Swift Satire Festival 2014 in Trim. Guest poet was Kevin Higgins, Galway, who read from his collection, The Ghost In The Lobby (Salmon, 2014). I'm in there somewhere.
Reading at Perth Poetry Club, WA, 22 October 2011
Reading at On the Nail, Limerick, 7 April, 2011
Reading as the featured reader in The White House, Limerick, Wednesday 4 March 2009.