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Léamh ag am Lóin and An Evening of Poetry (Castlebar Library)

Date(s): Thursday 2nd October, 2008. 1pm and 7pm.

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Email: plmccart@mayococo.ie
Phone: 00353949047925

Details:

Mayo County Library and Oifig na Gaeilge present 'Léamh ag am Lóin le Louis de Paor' the well-known author of 'Ag Greadadh Bas  sa Reilig' or 'Clapping in the Cemetery'.

"....de Paor is a master of the elegy, the cold-eyed, warm-hearted poem that catches you up when you least expect it"  Robert Verdon, Muse.

An Evening of Poetry with Kevin Higgins,  Maighréad Medbh, Noel Monaghan, Terry McDonagh, Ger Reidy and Aoife Casby will also take place at 7pm and all are welcome to this Free event to commemorate All-Ireland Poetry Day 2008.

Visitors to the library will also have the opportunity to view all entries to the 'Mayo's Favourite Poem' competition - the enteries have been truely wide ranging - from old favourites learned in national school to song lyrics, war poetry, poems about life and death and how to cope with both.

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