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Thursday, February 24, 2011

Poetry in Motion - Drogheda

Manchan Magan

I attended Poetry in Motion last night in the Droichead Arts Centre cafe, Stockwell Street, Drogheda.  The featured reader was Manchan Magan, a travel broadcaster, turned novelist who entertained us with stories of his travels, especially in Africa.  He also spoke about the Irish Language as he made a series called No Bearla about travelling around Ireland speaking only Irish.  I really enjoyed the night and read five of my poems.

Pictured below is Ciaran Hodgers of the Saltwater Scribblers, the event host and winner of the Sean Dunne Award for fiction 2010. 

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