April 2010 Poetry Reading

Glór - April 16th

In addition to the usual mix of live music from a locally-based musician and 'open mic' poetry, this month's guest poet is Kieran Furey.

Kieran Furey

Originally from County Roscommon, Kieran Furey lives in County Longford when he is not travelling around the globe. He has self-published 16 books of poetry and prose. Kieran read some poems from his most recent poetry collection The History House (2008) and the first chapter of his novel Linnane in London (2009).

Other Readers

Other poets, members of Clare Three-Leggèd Stool Poets who read were Brian Mooney, Arthur Watson, Michael Reeves, Noel Mulqueen, Patrick Stack, and Martin Vernon. Details are as follows:

Music

Joan MacNamara played "The Blackbird" on the violin, and "Lament for Limerick" on the tin whistle, and was accompanied by Marie O'Byrne on another composition where she played keyboard - recordings coming soon.