Friday, November 11, 2011

Loughrea Library - 5th BAFFLE Poetry Festival 2011

Loughrea library hosted ‘The BAFFLE Interview: Up close and Personal’ on Friday 28th October. Author, psychoanalyst and former RTE producer/director and newscaster Michael Murphy was interviewed by author and broadcaster Liam Nolan for a very enjoyable event.

A musical introduction to the evening was provided by TheLoughrea Barbershop Group.Loughrea born Lola Montes regarded by many on the continent as a courtesan) was the inspiration for the 2011 theme of ‘Rumour has it’, maintaining BAFFLE’s reputation of being ‘Ireland’s quirkiest poetry society’.

The ‘BAFFLE Bard’ trophy, locally known as ‘the turnip’ is inscribed with the competition winner’s name each year and is housed in Loughrea Library.reputation of being Ireland’s quirkiest poetry society’.

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