Thursday, March 01, 2007

White House Poetry Revival Wed 7th March 2007


White House Poetry Revival
Wed. March 7th 2007 9.00pm

In association with Poetry Ireland.

This weeks special guest poet is Eileen Sheehan.

Eileen Sheehan
: Killarney, Co Kerry. Her poetry is widely published in magazines in Ireland and abroad including Poetry Ireland Review, The Shop, The Stinging Fly, Southword, The Stony Thursday Book, Revival, The Rialto, Staple, Pelagos, Versal and l’Estracelle. Her work appears in many anthologies including, The Open Door Anthology of Poetry (ed Niall MacMonagle) and Winter Blessings by Patricia Scanlan. She is on the Poetry Ireland Writers In Schools Scheme. She is winner of the Brendan Kennelly Poetry Award 2006. Her collection Song Of The Midnight Fox is published by Doghouse Books.

The White House Poetry Revival has being going now for almost four 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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The White House Poets acknowledge the support of:




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