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The Limerick Writers' Centre Present

Lunch Time Poetry @ The Hunt Museum

Friday 7th July 2017, 1.00pm


In association with the Hunt Museum 8 poets (2 per week) will give a reading in the Captain's Room four Fridays in July from 1.00pm to 2.00pm, readings will be preceded by a piece of music performed by local musicians.

Admission is free. Patrons are advised to be in their seats five minutes before readings begin.


Mel White is a county Clare based poet. In 2017 she won the Eigse Michael Hartnett Poetry Slam and was shortlisted for Listowel Writers Week poetry competition. She has previously won the Cuirt Festival of Literature Poetry Slam and placed second in the Tower Poetry Slam. She has performed her poetry at many events including Electric Picnic, Lingo festival, Eigse Michael Hartnett, Cloughjordan Speakeatsy, Limerick Spring Festival of Ideas, Limerick Tom Cat festival and Stanzas. As well as poetry she has written several plays and is working on a novel.

Paul McNamara is from Doon, Co. Limerick. Predominately a spoken word poet and dramatist, he enjoys dabbling in all kinds of writing. In 2015 he won both the best variety prize and the best overall prize at Limerick’s Got Talent. In October 2015 he competed in the Munster Spoken Word Championships 2015 and qualified for the All-Ireland Finals in Belfast that November, at which he took second place. He is a current student in Limerick doing an M.A. Degree in English Language and Literature, his thesis focusing on Spoken Word Poetry. He is former Chairperson of the National Award-winning Mary Immaculate college Creative Writing society, where he has had four of his own short plays produced. His first full length play Searching for Rusty was performed in Limerick in March 2016. His short play Old Men Rambling was published in a book of original works produced by the MIC Writer’s society.


Contact Dominic Taylor 087 2996409 or Email limerickwriterscentre@gmail.com for further information. www.limerickwriterscentre.com

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