March 21, 2023


Irish Writers Centre


Launch of Island and Atoll by Jane Robinson (Salmon, 2023)

Tues 21st March 2023 (UNESCO World Poetry Day)

6.30 to 8.30pm

Lucy Collins, Associate Professor of Modern Poetry at UCD will introduce the book

The event includes a free concert by
The Far Flung Trio
Katherine Hunka violin
Dermot Dunne accordion
Malachy Robinson double bass

They will perform some of their signature vivacious tunes as well as pieces from “For the
Atoll” – a cycle of poetry, music and song with texts from the book set to music by Malachy
Robinson. The collaboration is concerned with arms testing at Bikini Atoll and elsewhere,
compounded now by rising sea levels resulting from climate change; and engages with the
challenge to imagine a more peaceful and harmonious future.

Seating is limited to 60, please RSVP to Jane:

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