Sunday, July 16, 2006

White House Poetry Revival Wed 19th July 2006


White House Poetry Revival
Wed 19th July 2006 9.00pm

The White House Poets in association with Foras na Gaeilge continue their series of bi-lingual poetry readings this Wednesday 19th July at 9.00pm in the White House pub, 52 O Connell Street , Limerick

This weeks guest poet is Paddy Bushe

Paddy Bushe was born in Dublin and now lives in Co. Kerry. He has published seven collections of poetry, including two in Irish, as well as two books of translations. His two most recent collections are "The Nitpickin of Cranes" (Dedalus) and "Gile na Gile" (Coiscéim). In 2004 he won first prize in the Strokestown International Poetry Festival in Both English and Irish poetry, and is currently director of that festival.

Over the coming months many more bi lingual poets are booked to read including Nuala Ni Dhomhnaill,, Cathal O Searcaigh, Gabriel Rosenstock, Gearoid Mac Lochlainn, Cristoir O Flynn, plus many others.

The White House Poetry Revival has being going now for 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.
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The White House Poets acknowledge the support of:
the White House Pub, the Arts Council, Foras na Gaeilge, Poetry Ireland, Limerick City Council


At 4:03 AM, Blogger Conn said...

Go n-éirí leis an oíche anocht, a cháirde!

I've been enjoying your podcasts - especially the filí gaeilge. Hope to be able to join you tonight (if I can get a babysitter!)


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