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The Hunt Museum Readings

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The Limerick Writers' Centre Present

Lunch Time Poetry @ The Hunt Museum

Fruday 21st July 2017, 1pm

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.

Breda Spaight is a novelist and poet from Co Limerick. Her poetry is published widely, both at home and abroad. She is the 2016 winner of the Boyle Arts Festival Poetry Prize, and runner-up in the iYeats International Poetry Prize. In May 2017, she read at the International Literature Festival of Dublin as a participant in the Poetry Ireland Introductions Series. She is the forthcoming featured poet in the autumn/winter 2017 issue of The Stinging Fly. She holds an M.Phil in creative writing, Trinity College. In 2002, she was a guest reader at the Paris Book Fair.

Michael Durack grew up on a farm near Birdhill in County Tipperary. He was educated at Nenagh CBS and University College Dublin and worked as a teacher at Nenagh CBS for thirty-six years. He was a founder member of Killaloe Writers Group. He is the author of a chapbook, Nothing To Write Home About (Derg House), a comic narrative in verse, A Hairy Tale Of Clare (East Clare Telecottage) and a memoir in prose and poetry, Saved To Memory: Lost To View (Limerick Writers’ Centre.) With his brother, Austin, he collaborates on a programme of poetry and music, and together they have produced two albums, The Secret Chord (2013) and Going Gone (2015.) Michael now lives in Ballina, Co. Tipperary.

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

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