White House Poetry Revival Wed 1st Oct 2008
White House Poetry Revival
Wed 1st Oct. 2008 9.00pm
This weeks guest is Gabriel Fitzmaurice.
Born Moyvane, Co Kerry, 1952. Bilingual poet, literary advisor, translator, teacher, musician, broadcaster. In addition to broadcasting on Irish radio and television, Fitzmaurice is widely collected both in English, and Irish. Among his English poetry collections are Rainsong, Road to the Horizon, Dancing Through, The Father’s Part and The Village Sings. In Irish, he has published the collection Nocht. A primary school teacher, Fitzmaurice dabbles in children’s verse, authoring The Moving Stair. He works as a translator of essays and collections of songs/ballads from the original Irish and has twice represented Ireland at the European Festival of Poetry. Along with writing and teaching, Fitzmaurice has also found success as a singer of traditional Irish music. He resides in Kerry.
Info: Dominic Taylor 087 2996409 or Barney Sheehan 086 8657494 Bloghttp//:whitehousepoets.blogspot.comThe White House Poetsgratefullyacknowledges the support of the Arts Council, Foras na Gaeilge, Poetry Ireland, Limerick City Council.