Sunday, October 01, 2006

White House Poetry Revival Wed 4th Oct 2006


White House Poetry Revival
Wed 4th Oct. 2006 9.00pm

This weeks special guest is poet Margaret O Shea.

Margaret O'Shea was born in Killarney, Co. Kerry. Writing seriously since 1993 she was a member of Fia Rua Writers Group and her poems have appeared in numerous literary journals and magazines. She was part of the Arts Council funded team which presented the Earc Uisce Chiarrai project in 2004 and one of 18 artists selected by Kerry County Council for their Smaointe initiative. She was involved in the Bricin Winter Arts Festival and has read from her work nationally including Feile na Bealtaine, Cuirt, and Poetry Ireland's Introductions Series.

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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