Saturday, November 30, 2013

Launch of Wind Horses and Carrigoona Burns

Rosy and Judy are pleased to announce the joint launch of their latest books Carrigoona Burns and Wind Horses (Lapwing) in Signal Arts Centre, Bray on Friday 6 December 2013 at 7pm.

All welcome.

Sunday, November 24, 2013

Rosy Wilson on Dublin South FM

Rosy has, once again, been interviewed by Dublin South FM's Rhyme and Reason. Presented by Helen Dwyer, you can hear the POD cast interview at

Friday, November 8, 2013

Launch of Music in Stone by Maureen Perkins

Congrats to Maureen who launched her first book of poetry Music in Stone (Boland Press) on Friday 29th November 2013 at 7pm in Boston College, 42 St. Stephens Green, Dublin.

This was a very special event in the wonderful rooms of Boston College, Dublin with Maureen reading several of her  moving and inspiring poems, followed by songs by trad singer Phil Calary.

Well done, Maureen.

Friday, August 16, 2013

Carraigoona Burns by Rosy Wilson

Congrats to Rosy for another splendid publication.

Carraigoona Burns (Lapwing) is a collection of poetry that draws together a commemoration for family, friends and strangers. Her poems have an emotional quality without a sense of melancholy - just courage and honesty.

To obtain a copy of Carraigoona Burns, contact Lapwing publishers or Rosy direct on Facebook.

Here is one of her thought-provoking  poems from the publication: Litany of a Working Woman

Sunday, June 16, 2013

Self-Discovery Workshop

The next Self-discovery through Poetry workshop with Carol Boland is in Tinakilly House, Rathnew, on Sunday 7th July 2013 from 2pm - 5pm.  Cost €30. If you want to be added to the waiting list for future workshops, contact Carol at

Wednesday, May 29, 2013

Dalkey Book Festival

Four of the Shed Poets  Bernie, Rosy, Judy and Carol, will be reading at Dalkey Book Festival fringe again this year. The venue is upstairs in The Club public house, on Saturday 15 June at 3.15pm.
Always a lively event with a bit of conga drumming thrown in!
Hope you can join us.

Shed Poets Documentary

Greig Colley is a student film maker at IADT who has just completed a documentary on the Shed Poets.
His short film follows the poets as they go about their weekly poetry workshop in the Poets' Shed and is backed by wonderful visuals of Dalkey and Glencree. With an original music score, the documentary features Bernie Kenny and Judy Russell,  giving an insight into the motivation of these poets.

Details of the Tidings documentary and how to view it, will be available in the next few months. Greig is currently entering his film in some of the major film festivals in the country.

Thursday, January 31, 2013

Wind Horses by Judy Russell

We are delighted to announce that Judy Russell's first poetry book Wind Horses has been published by Lapwing Publishers.

These well-crafted poems are permeated and informed with a love and knowledge of nature, and of plants, and people who inhabit the poet's landscapes. Rosy Wilson

Monday, January 14, 2013

Shed Poets at Bray Arts 14/01/13

Rosy Wilson and friends at Bray Arts

"Shed Poets, Carol, Judy and Rosy will open the New Year with readings and a screening of their new DVD associating images of landscapes, people and natural life with their creative words. . . ." The Ticket, Irish Times.

Bray Arts hold their monthly shows in Martello Hotel, Bray starting at 8pm  Check out