Orféas Nua/The New Orpheus - Michael Hartnett: A bi-lingual celebration

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Bruce Shaw House, 6 Upper Hartstonge St, Limerick, V94 WY02, Ireland
Oct 18, 2019 8:00:00 PM - Oct 18, 2019 10:00:00 PM
Adult - EUR 5.00
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A NEW ORPHEUS MICHAEL HARTNETT: A BI-LINGUAL CELEBRATION TWENTY YEARS ON OIRFÉAS NUA Mícheál Ó hAirtnéide: Comóradh 20 Featuring special guests Cathal Quinn and Gabriel Fitzmaurice, dancer Sibéal Davitt and musicians Michelle Mulcahy and Tristan Rosenstock Dé hAoine 18 Deireadh Fómhair | Friday 18th October, 8pm One Pery Square, Georgian Quarter, Limerick Cead Isteach | Admission €5 ‘I’ll never forget reading his first short poems…they had a kind of hypnotic power, as if a new Orpheus has emerged from Newcastle West. He was Limerick’s Lorca’. So wrote Seamus Heaney of Michael Hartnett, who died twenty years ago. Friday 18th October, Guthanna Binne Síoraí will stage a bi-lingual multimedia reading of this unique and influential poet who was steeped in the Gaelic tradition, a man ‘who lived his art’, as noted by one of Ireland’s foremost poets and translator Gabriel Fitzmaurice – who will read poems in Irish, and share his memories of his friend Michael. Head of voice at The Lir academy and artistic director of Guthanna Binne...

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