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Poetry Films: Beautiful Young People Part 2

Beyond The Sally Gap by Pat Tierney

Axis presents five mini films featuring current poets and spoken word artists celebrating important poetry from Ireland’s past. Old poems by young poets brought to life by some of our most talented illustrators.

Poet/VO: Adam Mohamed
Illustrator: Aidan Maxwell

Pat Tierney was a writer, poet and playwright. Known as the Bard of Ballymun, he was a familiar face on Grafton St where he sold his poetry. His works included his autobiography The Moon On My Back and poetry collection My First Wake.

Adam Mohamed is an Irish/Sudanese poet from Ballymun in Dublin. He uses his words to document his past present and future evolution, both in spoken word, and hip hop mediums. 'Untitled' is his debut as an artist and you can expect more from him in the future.

Aidan Maxwell is an artist and musician from Ballymun, he is the current recipient of the John Duffy Bursary and resident artist at axis Ballymun.

Commissioned by St. Patrick's Festival in partnership with axis Ballymun