Three Poems – Tony Gapper

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Three poems by MA in Writing Student, Tony Gapper.

Poetry competition reminder

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Sin Poetry Competition   Calling all poets on campus – SIN needs you! It’s time for the annual SIN poetry Competition. This year’s judge is the Galway-based poet and writer, Fred Johnston. A founder of Cúirt literature festival and the Forge Festival at Gort, which takes place next month. Fred Johnston also runs Galway’s Western […]

Poetry – ‘The Bells on my Harness’

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It’s that time again; the lights are up, the songs are being piped out of the shops and Santa is starting to put the elves to hard work. But what about the reindeer? This week Michael Healy wonders if its all not looking a little bit like a reindeer Christmas chain-gang…   The Bells on […]

New Poetry – ‘The Estranged’

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As we begin our spiral into the world of the supernatural this Halloween, lets take a moment to remember literatures contributions to the pantheon of ghoulish figures and traditions. This week Kristina Reynolds’ dark poem, ‘The Estranged’, revives the ghost of a lady in white…       The Estranged     These long bitter days, these cold […]

Seamus Heaney: A Month’s Mind

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A month after the death of Seamus Heaney, Karen McDonnell reflects on his life and death…

Poetry competition winners

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For our final issue of Sin Volume 14, Arts and Entertainment editor James Falconer held a poetry competition for students. Here are the results…

A Portrait of the Artist: Sarah Clancy

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Every Tuesday at 11.30am on Flirt FM, James Falconer interviews a budding artist. From poets to musicians, James talks to them all. This week we have an interview with Galway poet, Sarah Clancy…

Have you got the ambition for a poetry competition?

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Following our hugely successful writing competition, we’ve decided to do another. James Falconer has more…