Controversial poet heckled at reading

“Controversial Irish language poet Cathal O Searcaigh came under attack at a rare public appearance in NUI Galway last week. O Searcaigh was subjected to a brief, but angry verbal attack during a recital in an NUI Galway lecture hall on Thursday and was confronted by a post-grad student as he went to leave the theatre. The Donegal native was in the Corribside campus as a guest of the NUI Galway Literary and Debating Society to recite poetry and prose from his own collection …” (more)

[Colin Bartley, Galway Independent, 18 November]

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