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Lime Square Poets Featuring: Batt O'Connor

Join us on Zoom for a poetry reading by Batt O'Connor followed by Open Mic!

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Lime Square Poets Featuring: Batt O'Connor
Lime Square Poets Featuring: Batt O'Connor

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16 Feb 2023, 19:45 GMT – 17 Feb 2023, 21:15 GMT

Online (Zoom)

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About the event

Join us on Zoom for a poetry reading by Batt O'Connor followed by Open Mic!

7:45pm - Sign up for Open Mic on Zoom chat

8:00pm - Batt O'Connor reading

8:15pm - Open Mic begins

9:10pm - Announcements and Farewells

Batt O'Connor was born and raised in Gleann na nGealt in West Kerry-

Gleann na nGealt, the glen of the mad people, is so called

Because there is a well in it that has a cure for madness.

Batt was published in the first edition of The Stony Thursday Book

Co-edited a short-lived magazine called “Sigh” with Mark Whelan and Anthony O Brien

Back in the 1980s

Published a Broadsheet, Windows, about the same time

Was a teacher of Mathematics, Irish and also sometimes art

Gave it all up and played music everywhere from Helsinki to Myanmar in its brief interlude of freedom

Released a solo album of original songs, Where Voices Still Sing on the Wind

Working on a new album

Claim to fame:

Jammed with Mumford and Sons, Tommy Emanuelle, Shane McGowan and Bono and the Edge  and Michael Durack’s brother, Austin, to name but a few

Participation is limited to the first 100 guests to join.

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