The February 2016 'On The Nail' Literary Gathering
Tuesday 2nd Feb 2016 @ The Loft Venue @ The Locke Bar, Georges Quay, Limerick. Start 8.00pm sharp!
This month we present the first of our 1916 commemoration events with a performance of:
Breakfast with Padraig
By Colm Scully and Conor McManus
Colm Scully and Conor McManus are published poets and short story writers with wide experience of performing in public. Colm’s first collection “What News, Centurions?” was published by New Binary Press in 2014. He won The Cuirt New Writing Prize in 2014 and was on The Poetry Ireland Introductory series 2014. He has had poems published in many Irish magazines and has been shortlisted for a number of writing competitions. He has performed at festivals and literary venues through -out Ireland.
Conor McManus has had pieces published in Crannog, Stinging Fly and The Moth. He has been shortlisted for the Fish Short story competition and received artists retreat bursaries from Leitrim County Council.
They have both represented Cork City Council and O’Bheal in a cultural exchange with Coventry, reading at numerous venues in England.
They have produced a number of poetry films, one of which was shortlisted for Indie Cork Film Festival Competition 2014. They have produced poetry films for other poets which may be viewed on line.
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.