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Dublin: 21 Oct - 23 Oct 2016

A Spoken Word Festival

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Weekend passes almost SOLD OUT!

Weekend passes for LINGO 2016 are almost sold out. If you hurry you can grab the last one's right here.…

30 Sep 2016

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Volunteer at LINGO!

LINGO is a not-for-profit festival which relies on the continued support of our amazing and generous volunteers. Each year we…

28 Sep 2016

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Sage Francis tickets now on sale!

Our Sage Francis headline show with Ophelia and 5th Element at Workman's Club is now on sale. Grab a ticket…

19 Sep 2016

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New headliners announced including PANTI BLISS and Poetic Pilgrimage!

Panti Bliss, Poetic Pilgrimage (pictured above), Ophelia, John Cummins, Tara Flynn and a new work premiere by Sorcha Fox to…

14 Sep 2016

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LINGO FESTIVAL 2016 - FIRST HEADLINER ANNOUNCEMENT!

Sage Francis, Blindboy Boatclub, Rafeef Ziadeh & Sarah Clancy to headline Lingo Festival this October. Lingo, Ireland’s spoken word festival, has…

31 Aug 2016

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THE WORD­WORKS: Calling All Young Poets, Writers, Rappers and Reciters!

LINGO'S SPOKEN WORD PROGRAMME FOR YOUNG PEOPLE IS LOOKING FOR SUBMISSIONS. If you are aged between 16­ - 20 and interested…

02 Aug 2016

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Open Submissions now being accepted for 2016 festival!

SUBMISSIONS WINDOW NOW CLOSED  LINGO 2016 - Open Submissions Lingo is kicking off again -- this year we have our sights set…

25 May 2016

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Stunning illustrations of LINGO performers

Each night of the festival we invited illustrators from Ireland's Stray Lines artist collective to capture the words, performers and…

26 Oct 2015

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Abby Oliveira is the 2015 Lingo Slam Winner! See her…

Last night we crowned our LINGO festival slam poetry champion and for the second year in a row, the winner…

18 Oct 2015

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What is Spoken Word? - Dylan Coburn Gray (LINGO 2015…

You probably know already what spoken word is, so I won't explain. You've seen a video that someone shared, or…

17 Oct 2015

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Headstuff interviews our headliners Hollie McNish, Elaine Feeney and Inja

"In terms of reading or hearing poetry, it’s an amazing way to be uplifted, to see other people’s points of…

15 Oct 2015

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Saul Williams Interview in Irish Examiner

“If ever a poem succeeds in winning over an audience it is a beautiful miracle. Poetry is such a personal…

15 Oct 2015

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