Few of us associate Glengormley with poetry. Seamus Heaney used one word to describe the place: bleak. Padraic Fiacc lived in Glengormley
Poet, artist and designer, Jessica ni Leacai, pulls her inspiration for her creations from her experiences of living all over the world. Now settled in the Village area where the views stimulate ideas for her work, she is putting all her time and effort into designing headpieces and jewellery.
Poet and musician Gerard McLaughlin, who lives in the Malone area, produces works which he describes as ‘not poetry but more a case of experiences, feelings and life’. Gerard recently joined celebrated poet Hans Magnus Enzensberger at an event marking the 100th anniversary of the sinking of Titanic.