Filíocht ó bhéal, rap, amhránaíocht, scéalaíocht agus neart eile a bhíonn le cloisteáil ag imeachtaí REIC. Anocht cuirfidh bean an tí Ciara Ní É fáilte roimh Séamus Barra Ó Súilleabháin, Julie Goo, is Ben Mac Caoilte, agus beidh mic oscailte ann. Bí ann go luath le do spás a chinntiú!
REIC (pronounced ‘wreck’) is a multilingual spoken word event featuring poetry, rap, music and storytelling. It is a welcoming space where Gaeilge is encouraged. Featuring readings by guest poets and open mic slots, audience participation is encouraged! Turn up early to sign up and secure your space!
Súil Amháin – rapper agus file as Lios Tuathail. Bantum ó Chorcaigh agus Rob Mulhern ó Ghaoth a bheirt léiritheoirí ceoil. Tá an-suím aige sa bhéaloideas agus rapálann sé i meascán mearaí do Ghaelscoilis, crua-Ghaoluinn na mbard, nathaíocht Chorca Dhuibhne agus Béarlachas gan dealramh. Tá dúil mhór aige i gcomics Alan Moore, scannáin Tarkovsky, filíocht INNTI agus kinder buenos.Tá sé ag obair ar albam fé láthair le Bantum agus beidh a chéad project iomlán le Tuath (Rob Mulhern) á eisiú i mí na Bealtaine aige. Tá físeán nua acu amuigh fé láthair d’amhrán dar teideal “MURDER MACHINE” a stiúraigh Danny Sparkes.
Julie Goo is an award winning bilingual Spoken Word poet from Cork City. She has performed her work on stages across Ireland and abroad for over a decade. Her debut collection DÁNA was published by Coiscéim (under the name Julie Field) in 2021 and launched as part of Cork World Book Fest. A generous Artist Bursary in 2023 from the Cork City Council has enabled Julie to start work on her English Language Julie Goo Collection of poetry. Goo enjoys being one half of Cork alternative music duo shelovescalpol, where she combines bilingual lyrics and song to trip hop/hip hop beats by DJ Millis.
Ben MacCaoilte is a bilingual poet writing in both Irish and English. Ben released his first poetry album on the Crannóg Media label in 2020 called Beyond the Apple Tree exploring people, places and lives that mattered. Since its release, Ben has been published in a number of journals including The Waxed Lemon and Much More Than Words. Ben has supported artists such as Declan O Rourke, Emma Langford and Stephen James Smith. In 2021, Ben was commissioned by the Waterford Gallery of Art as part of the “Ekphrasis Project”. Ben has performed at many events such as The International Writers Festival, the centenary of the Royal Irish Regiment and the So Say So Sessions in Wexford Arts Centre curated by Stephen James Smith. In 2022, Ben released his follow up album Lifting the Gate and in 2023 staged his poetry installation at Smock Alley Theatres Scene and Heard Festival.
Cork World Book Fest 2023
Cork World Book Festival is back for 2023 and will welcome Irish and international writers to Cork for an extravaganza of books and writing this April. This will be the 19th edition of the popular literary festival, featuring more exciting author visits, workshops and events in Triskel, Cork City Library, Grand Parade and Tuckey Street.