Saturday, October 28, 2006

White House Poetry Revival Wed 1st Nov. 2006

White House Poetry Revival
Wed 1st Nov. 2006 9.00pm

The White House Poets in association with Foras na Gaeilge continue their series of bi-lingual poetry readings this Wednesday 1st Nov. 2006 at 9.00pm in the White House pub, 52 O Connell Street , Limerick

This weeks guest is bi-lingual poet Cathal O Shearcaigh.

Cathal O Searcaigh was born in Donegal and lives at the foot of Mount Errigal. His collections of poetry include Homecoming/An Bealach 'na Bhaile, Na Buachailli Bana, and Ag Tnuth Leis an tSolas, for which he received The Irish Times Litrature Prize for the Irish language in 2001. His plays include Mairimid leis na Misteiri, Ta an Ton ag Titim as an tSaol. He has been awarded the Sean O Riordain Prize for Poetry in 1993. He is a member of Aosdana.

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 and Dominic Taylor , the people behind the revival of poetry at the White House, continue to attract the best of Irish and International poetry to Limerick. The White House Poets would like to acknowledge the involvement of the Arts Council, Poetry Ireland, Foras na Gaeilge, Limerick City Council and the White House Bar for their continued support that has helped make 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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