Fragments Book Launch 5 Dec 2019


Fragments is my new collection of poetry, quotes and photographs and will be launched by Bluefoot Press, a new independent publisher, in Alan Hanna’s bookshop in Rathmines on Thursday 5 December 2019 from 6pm.

Fragments is available online at

The evening will include some jazz music, readings and performances.

Here are some haiku from Fragments recorded at Porchlight Studios in Dublin. One of the haiku was published in seashores, an international journal to share the spirit of haiku, in 2019.

The programme for the evening is as follows:

  • 6:00pm Join us for some refreshments and a chance to do some early Christmas book shopping. I will be signing Fragments from 6pm.
  • 6:30pm Welcome by Bluefoot Press
  • 6:35pm Readings from Fragments by Orla Grant-Donoghue
  • 6:40pm Jazz by Ciarán Wilde & Eamonn Moran
  • 6:45pm Readings from Fragments by Orla Grant-Donoghue, followed by performances by David Grant, accompanied by Ciarán Wilde & Eamonn Moran
  • 6:50pm Readings by Eileen Casey from her new poetry collection Berries for Singing Birds ( Arlen Press), Vivienne Kearns from her debut historical fiction novel The Emerald Dress ( Poolbeg Books) and Michael J. Whelan from his new poetry collection Rules of Engagement ( Doire Press).
  • 6.57pm Readings from Fragments by Orla Grant-Donoghue
  • 7:00pm Closing jazz by Ciarán Wilde and Eamonn Moran
  • 7:05pm-7:30pm Book signing by all authors.📚📚

There are limited places remaining so if you’re interested in joining us, please RSVP to