Wednesday, August 17, 2011

'On The Nail' Reading Tues 6th Sept 2011

The Limerick Writers' Centre Present
Tuesday 6th Sept 2011 @ 8.00pm

Sept 'On The Nail' Reading
Upstairs@Foley's Bar, Sarsfield St, Limerick
(Limericks Newest Live Venue for Music and the Arts)

Organised by The Limerick Writers' Centre this popular monthly reading and open-mic continues to attract audiences with a mix of poetry, prose and music
This month our guests are Fred Johnston and Yorkshire poet CP Stewart PLUS Gabhar Theatre Company continue our '10 Minute Play' series with 'Less Than Fresh' by Limerick playwright Derry McGrath and directed by Dermott Petty
C.P. Stewart lives with his family in North Yorkshire. Formerly singer/songwriter with the cult band Laughing Gravy , his poetry has been widely published in Canada, Australia, Ireland, England and the United States. For two years he was the Poetry Editor of Sotto Voce Arts and Literary magazine (U.S.). A chapbook of his poetry, Taking it In was published by Koo Poetry Press in 2009.

Fred Johnston was born in 1951 and has lived in Spain, Africa and Canada. He has published poetry, criticism, novels and short fiction, and has been involved in organising various literary events for many years. A new collection of stories is due from Parthian (Wales) in Spring 2011; Orangeman, a collection of stories in French, appeared from Terre de Brume (France) in October 2010.

Gabhar Theatre Co present 'Less than Fresh' by Derry Mc Grath with Farncis Healy and Tom Muldowney
An unhappy customer Perry Hasset engages in verbal exchange with
Phresco Customer Service. headed by Veronica Moore
Francis Healy is an accomplished Actress, comedian, Radio and TV. Personality.Tom Muldowney is well know on the Limerick Circuit as the MC of the 'On the Nail' literary event, actor, raconteur and James Joyce aficionado.

Everyone is invited to take part in the open-mic after the main event, poets, storytellers, musicians and writers . Even if you don't write you are welcome to bring something along to read. The night begins at 8.00pm and admission is free. So join us on the night and make this event something special.
NOTE: Our special authors book table will again be in operation, so if you want your book, CD's etc publicised make sure you are represented on the table. Contact Dominic Taylor at 087 2996409 to make arrangements.
The Limerick Writers' Centre acknowledges the support of The Arts Council of Ireland.

Further information contact: Dominic Taylor 087 2996409 email web To view videos of the Aug reading go to:

The Limerick Writers' Centre acknowledges the support of The Arts Council of Ireland.