EBCF 2020 Events

Gerry Hanberry

Gerry Hanberry

Date: Saturday 7th March
Time: 6.30pm
Ticket Price: Free but ticketed
Venue: Scéal Éile

Gerard Hanberry is an award-winning poet, author and musician. His fourth collection of poems What Our Shoes Say About Us was published in 2014 by Salmon Poetry. He also writes non-fiction. His biography of Oscar Wilde and his family More Lives Than One – The Remarkable Wilde Family Through the Ages was published by The Collins Press in 2011.

His most recent work is On Raglan Road – Great Irish Love Songs and the Women Who Inspired Them (The Collins Press/Gill, 2016). It combines his two great interests – music and literature. This book tells the story of the women who inspired Ireland’s well-loved songs such as ‘Grace’, ‘Nancy Spain’, ‘The Galway Girl’, ‘On Raglan Road’, ‘The Voyage’ and many more.