Cork County Council Library and Arts Service is pleased to announce a virtual poetry collective, facilitated by its Writer-in-residence, Matthew Geden. Matthew will lead a series of free online evening meet-ups to help participants develop their poetic skill & technique while looking at subjects such as mood, characterisation and language. The collective will allow for collaboration and networking between poets across the county of Cork

The poet running the collective, Matthew Geden, has been living in Kinsale since 1990. His poems have appeared in numerous publications both at home and abroad including Something Beginning with P, Poets of the Millennium and The Backyards of Heaven. His most recent publication, Fruit, was published by Sur Vision Books in 2020. He is co-founder of the SoundEye International Poetry Festival.  Matthew is the current Writer-in-Residence for Cork County Council Library & Arts Service.

The virtual poetry collective is free, but places are limited. Applications are open only to people over 18, living in the Cork County Council administrative area. Click the following link to apply: 

Poetry Collective brief and application form.

Cork County Council Library and Arts Service is pleased to announce a virtual writing collective, facilitated by its Writer-in-residence, Matthew Geden. Matthew will lead a series of free online evening meet-ups to help participants develop their skill & technique at prose while looking at characterisation, narrative and language. The collective will allow for collaboration and networking between writers across the county of Cork

The writer running the collective, Matthew Geden, has been living in Kinsale since 1990. His poems have appeared in numerous publications both at home and abroad including Something Beginning with P, Poets of the Millennium and The Backyards of Heaven. His most recent publication, Fruit, was published by Sur Vision Books in 2020. He is co-founder of the SoundEye International Poetry Festival.  Matthew is the current Writer-in-Residence for Cork County Council Library & Arts Service.

The virtual writing collective is free, but places are limited. Applications are open only to people over 18, living in the Cork County Council administrative area. Click the following link to apply: Writing Collective brief and application form.

Open Call | LHQ Gallery, Library Headquarters, Carrigrohane Road, Cork

Library Headquaters Gallery Space

Closing date for receipt of proposals is Friday 21st February at 5pm

Cork County Library & Arts Service is pleased to announce an Open Call for its LHQ exhibition space 2020/2021.

We are seeking proposals from artists and collectives working or living in Ireland. LHQ exhibitions will be limited to one month per artist/collective. This is an opportunity to exhibit your work in a community space with the option of putting your work up for sale. There is no artist fee to exhibit.  For further information please click the below link:

LHQ Open Call Further Information