Sunday, December 10, 2006

White House Poetry Revival Wed 13th Dec. 2006


White House Poetry Revival.
Wed 13th Dec 2006 9.00pm

This week's guest is John Walsh.

John Walsh was born in Derry in 1950. He lived in Germany for 16 years
teaching English. In 1989 he returned to Ireland and settled in Connemara.
He is a singer-songwriter, organiser and MC of the hugely successful North Beach Poetry Nights Slam in Galway.
He is also an accomplished reader and performer of his poetry.
His poems have been published in the Black Mountain Review, Flaming Arrows,
Crannog, Revival 1 and Southword magazine.
His first collection of poems, "Johnny tell Them" was published in October
2006 by Guildhall Press, Derry with the support of the Arts Council of NI.

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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