Title: 6th All-Ireland Poetry Slam Championship Final
For its first time in Cork, Ó Bhéal will host the All-Ireland Poetry Slam Championship Final at Cork’s renowned music venue, Cyprus Avenue. There will be three rounds, with each poem limited to three minutes. Five judges will mark each competitor separately on Performance, Content and Audience Reaction. This year’s illustrious judges include poets Matthew Sweeney and Leanne O’Sullivan, writer Madeliene D’Arcy, filmmaker Padraig Trehy and novelist and playwright, Conal Creedon.