Sunday, October 01, 2006

Cuisle Poetry Festival-Highlights At The White House

CUISLE -Limerick City International
POETRY FESTIVAL 18th – 21st Oct. 2006

Launch of REVIVAL - the White House poetry journal.
Wed. 18th Oct. at 9.30pm in the White House.
The WhiteHousePoets have for the past three years held their White House Poetry Revival readings in the White House pub in Limerick City.
Over a year ago Microphone On – an anthology of poetry read at the White House was
published. Now the WhiteHousePoets are publishing REVIVAL a journal of contemporary poetry, in chapbook format, which will be published four times a year.
The Cuisle ‘Limericks’ Competition
Thursday 19th Oct in the White House pub at 9.30pm
This year Cuisle is organising a competition to find the champion 'limerick' writer of Limerick. Those interested in entering the competition are asked to submit their entries to the:
Limerick City Arts Office, City Hall, Limerick by the 13th October.
Or by email to
The top 20 entries will battle it out for the title.
The Cuisle Performance Poetry Slam
Fri Oct 20th at 9.30pm White House Pub, Limerick
Performance poets and spoken word artists will battle it out at the inaugural Cuisle Performance Poetry Slam. The prize on offer to the winner is a trip to Brighton to perform at their festival in May 2007 plus lots of other prizes on the night. All you have to do is arrive on the night to the White House and give your name to the M.C. Barney Sheehan. Alternatively you can send on your name to the Limerick City Arts Office, City Hall, Limerick by the 13th October requesting inclusion you can email your intention to participate to
The White House Grand Slam.
Sat Oct 21st at 9.30pm White House Pub, Limerick
Back again for the third year the White House Grand Slam brings the festival to a close with fun and poetry for everyone. Everyone is invited to bring along their poems - odes, sonnets, limericks, in fact any old thing you might have tucked away in an old drawer and battle it out for the top prize of €300.


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