Saturday, May 13, 2006

Diary Dates: May 14th to May 20th 2006

Tuesday 16th May @ 7pmPoetry Ireland in association with haiku Ireland presentsA Haiku EveningDamer Hall, St. Stephen's Green, DublinT: 01-4789974 E:
Wednesday 17th. May. @ 9.00pm The White House Poets in association with Foras na Gaeilge continue their series of bi-lingual poetry readings.This weeks guest poet is bi-lingual poet Greagoir O Duill. Born Dublin 1946, educated Belfast B.A, Dublin M.A., Maynooth Ph.D. Teacher and recently director the Poets\' House, Falcarragh, Co Donegal, currently lecturer in Irish literature in Queen\'s University, Belfast Eight collections of poetry, one of short stories, a selected verse and a literary biography; a pamphlet of poems in translation into English. An anthology of Ulster poetry 1960 - 1985 and an anthology of the twentieth century\'s best poetry in Irish.Bursaries from the Arts Councils in Ireland; awards from an tOireachtas and Bord Na Gaeilge for poetry
Over the coming months many more bi lingual poets are booked to read including Nuala Ni Dhomhnaill, Louis De Paor, Cathal O Searcaigh, Gabriel Rosenstock, Gearoid Mac Lochlainn, Cristoir O Flynn, Paddy Bushe, Gabriel Fitzmaurice plus many others.

The White House Poetry Revival has being going now for almost three years. Every Wednesday the famous old world bar is transformed into a centre of culture as poets recite their latest work. Barney Sheehan, the man behind the revival of poetry at the White House, continues to attract the best of Irish and International poetry to Limerick. He sees the involvement of Foras na Gaeilge as a recognition of the work they have put in to making the White House one of the pre eminent venues for poetry in Ireland.

As usual the reading is preceded by an open mic session in which anyone who wishes to read is invited to do so. Complementary finger food is provided and proceeding commence at 9.00 pm.
For further information contact Barney Sheehan at 086 8657494 or Dominic Taylor at 087 2996409. Email Website
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Thursday May 18th @ 9pm Dave Lordan Guests at North Beach BK's Winebar, Spanish Parade, Galway. Admission: 4 Euro North Beach Nights gratefully acknowledges the support of Galway City Council.For info: 091-593290.



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