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Mary Duggan’s poetry suggests the Irish Rakka's storytelling tradition with the spark of song-like performance and the dark ‘spin’ of its  strange twists. 

A regular reader for Enfield Poets she is active London wide in readings and local pubs.

She has performed in theatre and at charitable events and been selected to write and read for official ‘opening’ events; and enjoys facilitating poetry workshops for families and pupils; in  Slovenian schools and at local festivals etc.

She has been variously published online; in 'Enfield Poetic Voices'. On the BBC; in Feminist literature and has had exhibitions of her poems in The Dugdale Centre. Enfield and in local anthology.


She was requested by the London Borough of Enfield to write and read the poem for Enfield's dedication and 2018 centenary celebration of Women’s suffrage.

Performing this at Palmers Green to a large reception including the Mayor of Enfield and local M.P’s .


Hear her Poetic Voice to TFL, at Coventry Garden Station etc. St. Patrick's Day 

Or online, ‘Poetic Voices’ –

See her Poem, ‘ The Fantastic Fantasy of The Cosmos …’  

May, 2024, in The Dugdale Arts Centre.


Opening poems :

 * L.B.E - *The Dugdale Arts Centre.

*Queen's Jubilee. *Festival of Light ; 

*Centenary of Suffragettes. 


*MC, poet for CIC events. Fore Street. N18.

*Feminist Conference; *Slovenia, Latin. Annual Water Festival; *Salisbury House, Open Day; *Great Northern Line Rail Station events;  *Enfield Society events; 

*N.13, Public celebration of poet, Stevie Smith.

Events -*Co-host of monthly 

‘ Not A Bad Word.’ N.8;*MC-poet,2024,

Literary Festival, Crouch End. N.8,

Resident Facebook poet, Enfield Voices and Friends of Gordon Hill Station.

Workshops - *Dugdale Arts Centre Creative poetry,( fortnightly, Friday ).

*Word Meets Art, Schools; Festivals. Parks. e.g. Trees For the Cities.(Southall event); *Great Ormond Street Hospital, (CLAPA).

Platform Poetry - 

*.Poet curator for The Great Northern Rail line Hertford Loop.

Charity - 

*MC- poet,*Ukraine. JW3 poetry fundraiser. *Poem-A-Thon, Tri-annual fundraisers.

* Refugee fundraiser. Enfield.

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