Tag Archives: poetry

Goodbye from Lingo

Goodbye from LINGO For those of you wondering what’s going to happen with LINGO this year, we have some news. We have decided to call a halt to the LINGO festival. This is not a spur of the moment decision – it was one we made after a serious amount of discussion and reflection. LINGO…

LINGO presents SHANE KOYCZAN – MAY 15th 2017!

Spoken-Word Superstar Shane Koyczan to perform in Workmans Club May 15th Shane Koyczan, most celebrated for his performance at the Opening Ceremony of the 2010 Winter Olympics and for his epic poem To This Day (20 million views and counting), will perform in The Workmans Club, Dublin this May 15th. This will be Shane’s only show in Ireland, as part of…

Listen back: LINGO on the RTE Poetry Programme

LISTEN BACK TO THE EPISODE RIGHT HERE On October 8th, our very own LINGO Programme Manager Erin Fornoff appeared on the RTE Poetry Programme, hosted by Rick O’Shea, where she spoke about the many highlights in this year’s festival. She also gave folks a glimpse of what to expect in our extraordinary charity show in aid of Help Refugees…

Spoken word is all about having a voice

At Lingo, we believe there is something brave about being this kind of poet –an artist alone, in front of a crowd, offering their contribution from the contents of their memory. There is no lectern, notes, or marked pages. It is a bare communion between artist and audience. Spoken word is a constantly evolving thing…

LINGO Programme 2015

We have launched our official, bumper-packed, brilliant 2015 festival programme. From world class local artists, to stellar international headliners, with family events and free, funky shows in between; we really believe there is something for everyone. Have a look below, pass it on to your friends, and, above all, pick up a ticket to support…

Four More LINGO Headliners! – Hollie McNish, Elaine Feeney, Mark Grist and John Cummins

Following on from the news that Saul Williams will perform a special headline spoken word set at LINGO in Dublin this year, we have just announced announced four more phenomenal headliners: Hollie McNish, Elaine Feeney, Mark Grist and John Cummins. Hollie McNish is a UK poet and spoken word artist who straddles the boundaries between the literary,…