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Children's Reading

Friday 25th March at 10.00am


Alan Murphy
The poet Alan Murphy, author and illustrator of The Mona
Lisa’s On Our Fridge, will present a special programme
of poetry for the children involved in the dlr Poetry Now
Education Programme. The programme is designed to
introduce 8-10 year olds to contemporary poetry.

A native of Dublin, Alan Murphy is now living in Lismore,
County Waterford. As a painter, he has exhibited at galleries
in Dublin, Waterford, Sligo and Belfast. He began writing
poetry for children ten years ago, and his first collection,
The Mona Lisa’s On Our Fridge, sponsored by the Irish M.E.
Trust, was published in 2009. Robert Dunbar named it as
one of the best children’s poetry books of that year in The
Irish Times. Alan has read his poems at events including the
Electric Picnic and the Children’s Book Festival 2010. His
second collection, Psychosilly, will be published in June

To book places please contact:
Máire Davey,
Assistant Arts Officer
[email protected] or (01) 271 9528




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