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Fine Gael leadership contenders Leo Varadkar (left) and Simon Coveney at the Brexit All-Ireland Civic Dialogue in the Royal Hospital Kilmainhamin earlier this month

The mood in FG has turned sour
As two bright young things fight for power
So will this debate
Produce anything great
Or just one long amateur hour?

John Moynes



Never mind.

Scenes Of Moderate Violence is the stunning debut collection from award-winning poet John Moynes (top).

Written between 2013 and 2016 it depicts a world recovering from economic turmoil and then collapsing into fear and despair. There is also “a bit about a time travelling cowboy who can recite two poems at once”.

Hairy, windswept and interesting, John is crowdfunding for the printing of the collection and is reaching out to followers of his cherished Limerick A Day slot on the ‘sheet, which has made him the most frequently read living poet in Ireland.

A small pledge here will get you the buke and the priceless gift of of long-form Moynes.

Scenes Of Moderate Violence by John Moynes (Unbound)