News

2022

Publications
'Is Poetry Pointless' featured in 'Spilling Cocoa Over Martin Amis' (8/1/22)

Article featured on PONLY.com (15/1/22)

Interview with Lyndsey Lawlor published in the University Times (24/1/22)

Appointed as Editor of The Wexford Bohemian (1/2/22)

Interview with Shane O'Connor published in the University Times website (16/3/22)

Translation of Séan Ó Ríordáin’s  ‘Adhlacadh mo Mháthair’ to French published in Volume 10 Issue 2 of Trinity Journal of  Literary Translation (28/3/22)

Submissions close for The Wexford Bohemian (1/4/22)

Interview on behalf of The Wexford Bohemian for Wexford Weekly  (10/4/22)

'It Could Be Me' and 'When You Go to Hell You Rule It' published in Lemon Peel Press (3/5/22)

Joined the team for Prop-Up Plays as part of Dublin University Players' 'Summerfest' (5/5/22)

Performance of 'Aledeirdresaurus' as part of  'Summerfest' Trinity College Dublin, D2 (23-29/5/22)

The Wexford Bohemian Issue Three (10/6/22)

Write-up about Issue Three of The Wexford Bohemian in The Wexford People (21/6/22)

Cruel & Vicious Published (28/7/22)

Write-up about Castle Delights' Open-Mic in The Wexford People (10/8/22)

Submissions Open for Issue Four of The Wexford Bohemian (1/9/22)

Submissions Closed for Issue Four of The Wexford Bohemian (28/9/22)

Winner Wexford Garda Youth Awards 2022 (10/10/22)

The Wexford Bohemian Issue Four (4/11/22)

Trinity Journal of Literary Translation (20/11/22)

Public Readings
Undercover launch
Red Books Wexford, St. Peter's Square, Wexford Town (2/2/22)

Lime Square Poets with Emily Anna King (24/2/22)

Lime Square Poets with Kim Ports Parsons (10/3/22)

International Poetry Day with Red Books Wexford (21/3/22)

Wexford Arts Hub; Monthly poetry session with special guests Dave Lordan and Karl Parkinson Creative Hub, Main Street, Wexford Town (25/3/22)

Trinity Journal of Literary Translation Issue 10 Volume 2 Launch Drop Dead Twice, 18-19 Francis Street, The Liberties, D8 (6/4/22)

Wexford Studio performance of play 'Playboy'; a readaptation of J. M. Synge Wexford Studio,  Crossabeg, Co. Wexford (27/4/22)

Performance of 'Aledeirdresaurus' as part of  'Summerfest' Trinity College Dublin, D2 (23-29/5/22)

Lime Square Poets with Cathy Carson (1/6/22)

The Wexford Bohemian Issue Three Launch St. Peter's Square, Slippery Green, Wexford Town, Co. Wexford  (10/6/22)

Launch of Anne Ireton's Spirit of Our Times- Zeitgeist Taravie Hotel, Harbour Ct, Seamount, Courtown, Co. Wexford (16/6/22)

Wexford Literary Festival Awards Ceremony Presentation Centre, Enniscorthy, Co. Wexford (1/7/22)

Presentation on Michael Fortune Enniscorthy Castle, Enniscorthy, Co. Wexford (2/7/22)

The Wexford Bohemian X The Waxed Lemon Collaborative Open-Mic (3/7/22)

Castle Delights First Open-Mic of 2022 Castle Delights Café, Morriscastle Road, Kilmuckridge, Gorey, Co. Wexford (22/7/22)

Kinsfolk's first anniversary with Ronán P. Berry Instagram Live (23/7/22)

Impromptu reading from Cruel & Vicious Red Books, Wexford Town (29/7/22)

Gap Arts Festival Ballythomas, Gorey, Co. Wexford (30/7/22)

Interview on Dan Walsh's Midweek Voices South East Radio (3/8/22)

Lime Square Poets with Liz Quirke (4/8/22)

Word in the City Waterford City, Co. Waterford (13/8/22)

Open-Mic Simon Lambert & Son's, Wexford Town (17/8/22)

Interview on Alan Corcoran's Morning Mix South East Radio (19/8/22)

DU Music x DU LitSoc Fresher's Open-Mic Four Dame Lane, D2 (21/9/22)

OUTSPOKEN @ Culture Night Red Books, St. Peter's Square, Wexford Town (23/9/22)

Interview on Alan Corcoran's Morning Mix South East Radio (11/10/22)

Smithfield Creatives The Jar, Wexford Street, Portobello, D2 (12/10/22)

OUTSPOKEN October Red Books, St. Peter's Square, Wexford Town (21/10/22)

Minty's Indie Club International Bar, Wicklow Street, D2 (25/10/22)

Lime Square Poets with Colm Scully (27/10/22)

LitOpera at Red Books, St. Peter's Square, Wexford Town (28/10/22)

Arts Festival Poetry Night with Dave Lordan Wexford Arts Hub, Mallin St, Wexford Town (29/10/22)

Bards, Balladers & Books Red Books St. Peter's Square, Wexford Town (29/10/22)

Launch of The Wexford Bohemian Issue Four Red Books, St. Peter's Square, Wexford Town (4/11/22)

Kilmuckridge Variety Night Upton Court Hotel, Kilmuckridge, Co. Wexford (11/11/22)

OUTSPOKEN November (Special Guest: Margaret Galvin) Red Books, St. Peter's Square, Wexford Town (18/11/22)

THE FLO-SHO Workman's Club, 10 Wellington Quay, Temple Bar, Dublin, D02 VX36 (22/11/22)

'So Say So' Open-Mic Night Hosted by Stephen James Smith Wexford Arts Centre, Wexford Town (24/11/22)

Arts Cabaret (Frederick Douglass Festival) Hosted by Fintan Kelly Wexford Arts Centre, Wexford Town (26/11/22)

Podcast

First show of 2022 on Trinity FM (25/1/22)

Request special on Trinity FM (1/2/22)

Éigse Irish Music special on Trinity FM (7/2/22)

Valentine's Day Love Songs special on Trinity FM (14/2/22)

New Music special on Trinity FM (21/2/22)

Live reading on Trinity FM(28/2/22)

First programme of March on Trinity FM (1/3/22)

Guest on How to Grieve (3/3/22)

Podcast Workshop with Transition Year Students Coláiste an Átha (7-8/3/22)

Long Weekend Special on Trinity FM (22/3/22)

Season Two Launch:

The Art of Conversation Interview with Kassandra Gordon (21/6/22)

Interview with Michael Fortune (6/7/22)

Interview with Daniel D Hess (25/7/22)

Interview with Ariel Tsai (9/8/22)

Agallamh le hEoin P. Ó Murchú (6/9/22)

Interview with Niamh O'Connell (21/9/22)

2021

 

Launch of Podcast 'The Art of Conversation' (11/5/21)

Invited to join Wexford Literary Festival Committee (5/6/21)

Publications

Featured piece with 'Wexford Stories' (23/3/21)

Published in the Hollyfort Writers' anthology 'New Directions; Maps and Journeys' (30/4/21)

Published in All Ears India's 'An Archive for Our Mothers' (9/5/21)

Published in 'Collected Thoughts Zine' (22/5/21)

Book Recommendations featured in 'May Flowers Zine' (26/6/21)

Published in 'LitStream Magazine' May/June 2021 Issue (30/6/21)

Shortlisted for the Eoin Colfer International Children's Short Story Award (2/7/21)

Published in 'The Incandescent Review' (6/7/21)

Debut Play 'Walking Down the Aisle' performed at The Gap Arts Festival (6/8/21-8/8/21)

Joined Trinity College Dublin's 'Piranha' Newspaper (5/10/21)

'Na hAinmhithe Fadó' published in Trinity Journal of Literary Translation (15/11/21)

'Le Champ' published in Issue One 'Disgust' of 'Lemon Peel Press' (28/11/21)

Exclusive Interview with a Vegan Sausage Roll (29/11/21)

The Irish Bookshop Show
'The Irish Bookshop Show' is a literature programme created by Red Books in order to attract customers
during lockdown. Álanna has a weekly slot.

Public Readings

A Tribute to Lawrence Ferlinghetti (24/3/21)

Wexpressions (3/7/21) Wexford Literary Festival

Culture Shock (17/9/21) St. Peter's Square, Wexford Town

Lime Square Poets (11/11/21)

Trinity Journal of Literary Translation Book Launch (22/11/21) Chaplin's Bar, Hawkins St., Dublin 2

Third Annual 'WexMas' Showcase with Red Books (3/12/21)

Podcasts

First Podcast interview with Walter O'Neill from Red Books Wexford (18/5/21)

Episode Four of The Art of Conversation with Manus Harte (1/6/21)

Episode Six with Amy White (25/6/21)

Episode Eight with Ronan P. Berry (3/8/21)

Episode Ten with Anya S Darcy from New Ross Book Shelter (17/8/21)

Episode Twelve featuring Castle Delights Cafe (7/9/21)

Episode Fourteen with Rene Mullen (14/9/21)

Episode Sixteen with Dario Cannizzaro (28/9/21)

Episode Eighteen with Alan Dobbs (12/10/21)

Episode Twenty with Rachel Druett (27/10/21)

Featured as a Guest on 'The Grim Reader' Podcast (15/10/21)

'The Art of Conversation' is now a show on Trinity FM (2/11/21)

First Show on Trinity FM (2/11/21)

Second Show on Trinity FM (9/11/21)

Episode Twenty-Two with Deirdre McGarry Barker (9/11/21)

Third Show on Trinity FM (16/11/21)

Fourth Show on Trinity Fm (23/11/21)

Episode Twenty-Five with 'Lime Square Poets' (14/12/21)

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