Queering the Green

Mná Ag Gaire, Ennis Women’s Shed

Quare Clare’s Pride Weekend Celebrations have teamed up with Culture Night in Clare for this special event – a launch and reading by three excellent poets from the landmark ‘Queering the Green’ Poetry Collection which was published last year and features selections of work from more than 31 Irish LGBTQ+ poets.
This anthology which was edited by Paul Madden and published by The Lifeboat Press in 2021 will be receiving its first outing in Clare at this event. The introduction will be done by a Clare-based Poet and Quare Clare member – Sarah Clancy whose work is featured in the Anthology.
Quare Clare is delighted that LGBTQ+ poets Liz Quirke and Simon Costello have accepted the invitation to come and read in Ennis on Quare Pride Weekend and for culture night. These are two outstanding writers from Kerry and Offaly respectively, and their work will surely resonate with our audience on the night.
This event is free of charge, all are welcome, the venue is wheelchair accessible, and refreshments will be served… why wouldn’t you come?
Queering the Green is a landmark anthology, both a retrospective of the past two decades and a snapshot of the ongoing redefinition of Irish poetry. It addresses the exclusions of the past, speaks to the diversity of the present, and points towards the radical possibilities of the future.

Genres: Literature | Poetry, Spoken Word
Age Suitability: 12 +
Facilities: Parking
Features: Family friendly, Wheelchair accessible
Address: Mna ag Gaire – Ennis Womens’ Shed & Digital Hub, Tracklands Business Park, Ennis, Co. Clare, Ireland
Phone: 0871617375
Locations: Ennis
Event Start Time (pm)
9 pm
Event End Time (pm)
10.15 pm
No Booking Required