Welcome to Revival Poets on line blog. The Poetry Revival in Limerick City, Ireland has been a weekly feature of the poetry scene in Limerick for over six years. In 2006 Revival Poetry Journal was launched while recently Revival TRIO Series was launched showcaseing three of our poets. A CD called Microphone On - five years after is available from www.revivalpress.com
Thursday, January 31, 2008
Sunday, January 27, 2008
White House Poetry Revival Wed 30th Jan 2008
White House Poetry Revival
Wed 30th Jan 2008 9.00pm
This weeks guest poet is Jarlath Fahy.
Jarlath Fahy first collection The Man Who Was Haunted By Beautiful Smells was published in November 2007 by WordsontheStreet.
His poetry appeared in Criterion, the Arts Society Magazine and in Outlet, the journal of the Philosophical Society. He completed a poetry masterclass with Ian Duhig and his poetry has since been published in Crannóg Magazine, WOW! and in the collection during which nothing happens – the Writers Writing Live event of Galway's Project '06 Festival.
He is a dramatic reader of his work and has read at the Voices from The Tower lunchtime readings in Galway's Fisheries Tower and at an Over The Edge Reading in Galway City Library and other venues. He has been compared to both Paul Durcan and Pat McCabe for his darkly comic content and to ee cummings for his typographical style. He is a native of Tuam Co Galway.
The Man Who Was Haunted By Beautiful Smells is his first published collection.
The White House Poets gratefully acknowledges the support of the Arts Council, Foras na Gaeilge and Poetry Ireland. info: Dominic Taylor/Barney Sheehan 087 2996409 Blog http//:whitehousepoets.blogspot.com
Thursday, January 24, 2008
Slide Show Launch of Revival Issue 6 23th Jan 2008
Sunday, January 20, 2008
White House Poetry Revival Wed 23rd Jan 2008
Wed 23rd Jan 2008 9.00pm
Launch of Issue 6 of Revival Poetry Journal plus a reading by guest poet Fred Johnston.
The White HousePoets launch Issue six of REVIVAL Poetry Journal next Wed 23rd Jan at the White House.
The launch will be performed by our guest poet for the night Fred Johnston.
Copies will be available on the night PRICE: €7.00
Submissions are now being accepted for Issue 7 to be published in April. 2008. Deadline for submissions is the 29th Feb 2008.
Fred Johnston poet and novelist, was born in Belfast and now lives in Galway. In 1972 he received a Hennessy Award for prose and in 1988 he received an Irish Arts Council literary bursary and wasappointed writer-in-residence to Galway City and County Libraries. In 1986 he founded Cuirt, Galway's annual poetry (now poetry and literature) festival.
The White House Poets acknowledge the financial support of the Arts Council, Poetry Ireland and Foras na Gaeilge.
Sunday, January 13, 2008
White House Poetry Revival Wed 16th Jan 2007
Wed 16th Jan 2009 9.00pm
This weeks guest poet is Hugh O Donnell.
Hugh O’Donnell was born in Dublin in 1951. His first collection, Roman Pines at Berkeley, appeared from Salmon Publishing in 1990. He has contributed to RTE Radio One’s Sunday Miscellany and been short-listed for the Francis Mac Manus Short Story competition. For a time during the ‘90s he co-edited the literary magazine, Cobweb (NUI Maynooth). In 2006 he graduated with an MA in Ecology and Religion from the University of Wales (Lampeter) out of which grew Eucharist and the Living Earth (Columba, 2007), a book of ecological theology. He lives with the Salesian community in Dublin city where he ministers in the local parish.
For Further Information contact:
Barney Sheehan at 086 8657494 or Dominic Taylor at 087 2996409.
The WEhite House Poets acknowledge the support of the Arts Council
Friday, January 11, 2008
White House Poetry Revival Slide Show 9th Jan 2008
The White House Poets acknowledge the financial support of the Arts Council and Foras na Gaeilge