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Pop-Up @ Winter Warmer 2020 International Poetry Festival

Many Tongues of Cork @ 8th Winter Warmer Fesitval (2020) Five women read their poems in languages including Ndebele, Swedish and Arabic. This popular Cork event, produced by Joanna Dukkipati (Steward, Good Day Cork). Poems were presented simultaneously in sign language (ISL), by Cork sign-language interpreter Ray Greene. You will hear from poets Asmae Ourkiya, …

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Phone Pals – Podcast where strangers meet

Together with Think Speak Do Community Engagement (TSD), we hope to encourage deep conversations with a stranger. It is possible no matter where you are. These uncertain times may not allow for such conversations but do allow us to re-connect with old friends…. This content is for Splash, Dive, Joy, and Vibe members only.Login Join...

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The Colourblind Bind by Priya Krishnan

01/03/2021 The Colour of Truth   ‘I don’t see skin colour’, ‘I don’t see you as Black/Brown’ ‘We’re all the same’ Really? Dismissal   I know these words are meant in a positive way but my heart sinks at such comments. They seem benign but, taking a step back, the impact they have is actually…...

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Walk With Me by Sylvia Wobo

25/01/2021 The Colour of Kindness in Cork   This (below) Red Mural on Water Street- designed and painted by Garreth Joyce. It celebrates Cork’s citation as Europe’s Friendliest City in 2018 by the renowned Conde Nast Traveller publication. Walking along the Mall a few days ago, I saw bright colours on an electrical box with…...

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Represent Yourself by Precious Oluwatumininu Daniels

I was 14 years old when I moved to Ireland. My first day in Secondary School was so hard with teachers struggling to pronounce my name. The students made fun of my curly hair, my accent and the fact that I was from Nigeria. They would say things like “She is the new girl that…...

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“I feel supported, valued and feel that we’re making strides together” by Doireann Magee-Salawu

My name is Doireann Magee-Salawu, I’m 16 years old, Irish-Nigerian, and from Cork. I’ve been raised in a single parent family by my mum who’s Irish. As a result, my Nigerian Yoruba heritage was not a big part of my life growing up. There weren’t many black people in my life during my early childhood…....

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