The Hayloft Bar – Ó Bhéal

The Hayloft Bar – Ó Bhéal
The Hayloft Bar
Upstairs at The Long Valley, Winthrop St.

8:30pm - 12:30am

085 712 6299


Literature / Poetry

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All-Ireland Poetry Slam Champion Beau Williams is Ó Bhéal’s guest poet for Culture Night.

The evening begins with poetry-films, the Five Word Challenge, our guest poet and an open-mic. So bring a poem, or drop in and enjoy!

Beau Williams is a performance poet, writer, organizer & facilitator from the United States. He is currently based in Dublin, Ireland. Launching his career in venues of the New England region of the States, Beau has performed his work as part of collectives as well as solo across the US and Ireland along with competing for Manchester, NH & Portland ME in the National Poetry Slam.

His work, published by numerous websites and journals, may be found in his own collections RUMHAM (2016, Red Bench Press) and Nail Gun and a Love Letter (2018, Swimming With Elephants). In January of 2017, Beau was the Artist in Residence at Burren College of Art in Ballyvaughan, Ireland.

He is also the Head Organizer of the Glasshouse Poetry Open Mic in Galway. Currently, Beau is studying at the University College of Cork in the Master of Creative Writing program; is the All-Ireland Poetry Grand Slam Champion of 2018; and remains fairly optimistic.


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