Sunday, July 20, 2008

CORK: Ó Bhéal

Monday, July 21st, 2008. The night begins with the Poetry Challenge at 8.30pm. Guest poets begin between 9.00pm and 9.30pm. FREE
Ó Bhéal is held in the Hayloft, upstairs at:
The Long Valley
Winthrop Street
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Matthew Sweeney - 21st July
Born Co Donegal 1952, Matthew Sweeney returned to Ireland last year after living abroad for decades, most recently in Berlin. Among his many collections are included Black Moon (1997 - shortlisted for the TS Eliot Prize and the Irish Times Poetry Now Award), Sanctuary (2004) and Selected Poems (2002), all published by Cape.

Readings will last between 40-60 minutes after which there will be the usual open-mic session. Be sure to come early to get good seats. Full bar available.

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