Thursday 7th August.
Children’s Library at Galway City Library, St Augustine Street, Galway.
6.00pm to 7.30pm.
Sharon Murphy will be the host of A Place to Be and will also perform. Sharon is a singer/song writer whose music could be described as Irish -Soul folk music with reggae influences due to Sharon’s Caribbean heritage.
Is a singer-songwriter and multi-instrumentalist. Originally from Miltown Malbay, Co Clare, she is steeped in Irish traditional music. Her albums include Mam Cheol (Clo Iar-Chonnachta, 1992), The Idle Road (with Clare Sawtell), 2002, Jockey to the Fair (University of Limerick, 2005) and Dochas Bhride (2014). She is currently working on a new album of original compositions. She lives near Kinvara.
Lives near Kinvara, Co Galway. She grew up in the UK (Shrewsbury and London) and has lived in Ireland since the early 90’s. She is a musician (cello and piano) and teaches at Coole Music, Gort. She was shortlisted for the WOW! Award in poetry 2010 and has been published in Crannog Magazine, THE SHOP and The Stony Thursday Book. Her first collection of poetry, The Next Dance, was published by Wordsonthestreet in June 2014.
For further information, please contact Sharon Murphy : 0879964504