Online poetry course: Ciaran Carson - The Bard of Belfast, Irish Cultural Centre


2019 saw the loss of one of Ireland's most influential and celebrated writers, Ciaran Carson. A prolific poet, author, translator, and traditional musician, Carson's work captured the nuanced and ever-shifting face of his beloved Belfast and the many characters and stories residing there.

On this course, poet and playwright Nathaniel McAuley will guide you through a close exploration of a selection of Carson's expansive collection of poetry addressing Belfast and the troubled history it encapsulates.

TUTOR: Nathaniel McAuley

DATES: 20, 27 May 3, 10 June

TIME: 7pm-8:30pm

VENUE: Online

PRICE: £30

Register for the course here.

*Due to the ongoing impact of Covid-19 this class will be taught online unless otherwise advised.