Tag Archives: Lingo 2016

2016 LINGO Slam Champion is Jason Ashford

Last night we crowned our third LINGO festival slam poetry champion and the winner was Jason Ashford. It was an extraordinary competition with an incredible pedigree of performers, which saw a final composed of Jason Ashford, Niall Donnelly, Clara Rose Thornton, Brian McMahon Gallagher, Elizabeth McGeown and Kevin P. Gilday. After a hard fought final round, it…

Listen back to LINGO on Tom Dunne show on Newstalk

Our founders Kalle Ryan and Erin Fornoff stopped by the Newstalk offices this past Tuesday to have a chat about LINGO to the mighty Tom Dunne. Our headliner Sage Francis also called in, all the way from Reykjavik, to chat about being an artist, his hip-hop inspiration and the power of rejection & acceptance. A great piece that you…

LINGO Live on Near FM!

There are still a bunch of tickets left for our opening night extravaganza at LINGO in the Workman’s Club in Dublin on Friday 21st October, but for those of you who are far away or unable to make it, we’re happy to say that you’ll be able to catch some of it on Near FM. They will…

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. Go go go! Weekend passes include admittance to all festival events throughout October 21st to 23rd. No event exclusions apply, however the pass cannot be used for workshops. Please note: the majority of Lingo festival…

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 announced the first of its mighty headliners for 2016, with early bird weekend passes on sale from September 1st.  Now in its third year, Lingo has featured the cream of spoken word talent from…