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Tuesday, March 16, 2010

Poetry at Kelly's Bar

Venue: Kelly’s Bar, Bridge Street, Galway.
Date: Sunday 25th April 2010
Time: 6.00pm
Tickets: €8

To mark the 25th anniversary of Cúirt International Festival of Literature, An Taibhdhearc are hosting an evening of Poetry, Music and Song, upstairs in Kelly’s Bar on Bridge Street, at 6pm on Sunday the 25th of April. The event is titled ‘Aí - Inspioráid Fileata’ which translates to ‘Poetic Inspiration’.

The impressive list of Poets, who will recite a selection of their own work, include: Micheál D. Higgins, Louis De Paor, Micheál Ó Cuaig, Máire Holmes, Seosamh Ó Guairim, Deirdre Kearney, Mary O’Malley, Neasa De Bhailís and Máire Uí Eidhin.

An Taibhdhearc are delighted to present such a talented group of writers for this poetry evening, most of whom hail from the Connemara area, and some who have made Galway their home.

Music and Song on the evening will be supplied by the fine Connemara Sean-Nós Singer Seosamh Ó Flaithearta, Galway based group ‘Vagus’, along with other special guests. MC on the night will be Mr. Tom Kenny.

Aí will kick off at 6pm on Sunday the 25th, which is the final evening of Cúirt Festival. Tickets for the event are priced at €8 and will be available at the door on the evening in Kelly’s.

For more info, contact An Taibhdhearc by phone at: (091) 562024/563600; or email: