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Feb 2016 'On the Nail' Literary Gathering

The Limerick Writers' Centre Presents
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
“Breakfast with Padraig” is a Spoken Word performance lasting 50 minutes. It includes original stories and poems about 1916 from Conor and Colm. It includes poetry from Thomas McDonagh. These are performed live, to an accompanying filmed backdrop where the rising is discussed on themes of prelude, event and reflection. This discussion is tempered with song, personal experience and humour. It is apolitical and non-judgemental, rather raising questions and strands of thought that may enlighten and urge the audience to think more deeply about the reasons for and ramifications of the Rising. Issues such as the role of women in the Rising, the role o…

April is Poetry Month in Limerick