Ferenji Events

More events TBC, including bookshop readings coming up to Christmas, but confirmed for now: 

February 2017 – On The Nail Literary reading, Limerick Writers’ Centre,   More details to follow.

11th January, 2017 – Staccato Reading, Dublin, details to follow

2013-cmc-logo-web16th December, 2016, 8:30pm – The Cáca Milis Cabaret, Wexford Arts Centre,  – Helena will host this evening of the arts at is original venue, with special guests for the evening including author Cat Hogan, The Late David Turpin, Gar Cox, Wexford Tango and more.


nmi-invite-post-web8th December – The National Museum of Ireland, Collins Barracks, 6:30pm:  The National Museum of Ireland in partnership with Poetry Ireland invite you to an evening of poetry, music and conversation to celebrate Dermot Bolger’s residency at the Museum in 2016. This initiative formed part of the National Museum of Ireland’s Decade of Centenary Public Programme.

The evening will consist of readings by local participants who participated in the adult writing workshops held at the Museum during the residency; music by local young musicians and an interview with Dermot about his time at the Museum. There will be a guest appearance by the author, Helena Mulkerns – granddaughter of the Easter Rising veteran Jimmy Mulkerns.   RSVP: bookings@museum.ie


over-the-edge17 November 2016 – Over the Edge reading, Galway City Library.  Kevin Higgins and Susan Miller duMars host this popular Galway event that features emerging and established writers, followed by a lively Open Mic session.

02 November 2016 – The Book Centre, Wexford:  Ferenji Book Launch, The Wexford launch of “Ferenji” took place at The Wexford Book Centre, and was introduced by poet and journalist Tom Mooney.  

Helena Mulkerns reading from 'Ferenji' at the book launch, 27 October 2016

Helena Mulkerns reading from ‘Ferenji’ at the book launch, 27 October 2016

27 October 2016 – Dublin Book Launch, Irish Writers’ Centre. “Ferenji and other Stories” officially launched at The Writers’ Centre in Dublin on 27 October, introduced by poet Michael O’Loughlin.