Experience Beara: A day dedicated to the memory of John O’Leary

5th August 2015

Three years ago, the poet John O'Leary died in a boating accident off the shores of Beara. On Saturday 8 August John will be remembered with a day of poetry, workshops and readings at the Anam Cara Writer's and Artist's Retreat, in Eyeries, Beara, Co. Cork. The schedule for the day includes novice workshops with Paddy O'Conor, masterclasses with Leanne O'Sullivan and Bernard O'Donoghue, and readings by Paula Meehan, Leanne O'Sullivan, Theo Dorgan, Tony Curtis and Bernard O'Donoghue.

All proceeds from the day will go to the establishment of The John O'Leary Prize for Poetry open to transition-year students. 

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