Monday, May 08, 2006

North Beach Nights in Galway, Thursday 18th May

DAVE LORDAN takes the Guest Performer Spot at North Beach Nights in
BK's Winebar, Spanish Parade, Galway on Thursday May 18th at 9pm.

Dave Lordan was born in Derby in the English Midlands in 1975. His first full collection The Boy in The Ring was awarded the 2005 Patrick Kavanagh Award, Ireland's top poetry prize. The manuscript will shortly be published by Salmon Poetry. He is currently poet in residence at Integrate Ireland Language and Technology (IILT).

The North Beach Nights Slam follows the usual format:

Readers/performers/poets wishing to participate are asked to bring along two 3 min original pieces. Five judges will be selected on the night from the audience. The prize is the honour and a bottle of wine generously donated by BK's.

North Beach Nights takes place monthly on the second Thursday of the month.

Guest Performers:
June 22 The New and Exciting Emer O'Toole
July 13 "Top of the List" Keith Armstrong

Admission: 4 Euro

North Beach Nights gratefully acknowledges the support of Galway City Council.

For info: John Walsh 091-593290

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