Leabhar na hAthghabhála: Poems of Repossession, ed. Louis de Paor

This is the first comprehensive critical anthology of modern poetry in Irish with English translations. It forms a sequel to Seán Ó Tuama and Thomas Kinsella’s pioneering anthology, An Duanaire 1600-1900 / Poems of the Dispossessed (1981), but features many more poems in covering the work of 26 poets from the 20th century. It includes […]

March 23rd, 2021|Tags: , , , , , , |

An Evening with Irish Poet Desmond Egan

Spend an evening with award winning Irish poet Desmond Egan

The Irish Center is thrilled to welcome Irish poet and publisher, Desmond Egan, to Kansas City.

Doors open at 5:30 and our pub, of course, will also be open for business. Celia Albon, Irish harpist, will entertain until 6:30. Desmond will then read a selection of his […]

March 19th, 2020|Tags: , |

Poetry & Pints – Oíche Heaney

Oíche Heaney: A Night in Honor of Seamus Heaney
Celebrating the Women of Seamus Heaney’s Poetry
Seamus Heaney was a Nobel Prize-winning poet and is recognized globally as one of the top modern poets in the English language. In homage to his wife and his muse, Marie, and all the other women in his life, we have chosen […]

November 7th, 2019|Tags: , , |