The Bogman’s Cannon Friday Round-Up

Lots of brilliant content on The Bogmans Cannon this week:

Check out:

I See People – Joe Horgan’s impassioned response to The Refugee Crisis.

Against The Police – Our free anthology of brazenly rebellious poetry from all over the world

Karl Parkinson’s playlist of Fearless Artists

Willa White V Dirty Sanchez – the funniest Irish Comedy Clip of all time.

The Rare Columbian Hippo – Sheila Armstrong on the surreal landscapes of Columbia

Program Notes & excerpts from sonic pioneer Bernard Clarke’s The Savage Bull – Prix Italia shortlistee

Who Owns the Field – a must-read  poem from Jane Clarke’s The River

Hold Your Own – Videopoem by the unequalled Kate Tempest, rounding off her already legendary set at Glastonbury 2015

Hail the Conquering Cabbage – History of the world’s second most important vegetable by Berni Dwan

Ayotzinapa: Names to Faces—Tim MacGabhann writes on the continuing fallout from the Ayotzinapa massacre.

Poetry From The Faroe Islands

Michael Rosen’s Flash-Play about Syria, Israel and Jews in the rest of the world

Unburdening at the Heinrich Böll Cottage, by Annemarie Ni Churreain

Housing – the true domain of the struggle – by Oisin Fagan

I will stand up (after Dara Bradley), – satire on the political blandness of the “Social Democrats”  by satirist-in-residence Kevin Higgins

I am not a Bog Queen or a Fig or a Pomegranate – New poetry from the mighty Elaine Feeney


Top 10 Requiems of all time, by Raymond Deane

Abortion and Suicide – Peadar O Grady of Doctors for choice demolishes pro-life propaganda linking abortion to suicide