RTÉ Radio 1’s Christmas Poetry Programme 2019

  • Wednesday 27 November, 6.45pm
  • Kilkenny Castle
  • Tickets: €10.00

Join us at the breath-taking Picture Gallery at Kilkenny Castle on the evening of Wednesday 27 November 2019 for the live recording of RTÉ Radio 1’s Christmas Poetry Programme.

This will be one of a series of events to mark Kilkenny Castle’s 50 years in the care of the Office of Public Works.

Poetry Ireland and RTÉ Radio 1’s Poetry Programme are delighted to work with Kilkenny Castle and the Office of Public Works to present this special event which will be hosted by Olivia O’Leary.

Guests for this festive evening of poetry and music include the acclaimed poets Thomas McCarthy, Enda Wyley and Victoria Melkovska, singer/songwriter Ailbhe Reddy, actor Sean Campion, and Aaron O'Dea and Orla Browne, members of the Rhyme Rag Ensemble, which is run by Kilkenny County Arts Office.

Tickets are €10 including wine and mince pies. Maximum 4 tickets per order.

The evening will begin with a reception at 6.45pm. Please note that the Picture Gallery at Kilkenny Castle is accessibly by stairs only.

The programme will be broadcast on RTÉ Radio 1 on Christmas Day at 7pm.

(Please note that RTÉ will not receive any proceeds from this event).