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West Wales Arts Centre: Jon Gower, Peter Murphy/Dan Comerford

March 25 @ 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Ports, Past and Present invite you to West Wales Arts Centre for the free launch of new works by author Jon Gower and writer/musician Peter Murphy (with Dan Comerford).

Saturday 25 MarchJon Gower & Peter Murphy/Dan Comerford, from 5.00pm

Jon Gower launches his new book The Turning Tide: A Biography of the Irish Sea, and a pamphlet for Ports, Past and Present, A Flock of Words: Explorations of the Irish Sea. Reception with canapés from 5.00pm, for a 6.30pm start.

This to be followed by Wexford writer Peter Murphy and musician Dan Comerford, who will perform extracts from Peter’s radio play set in Rosslare Harbour: We Have Always Been Your Harbour, a witty and moving audio-literary response to Dylan Thomas’s Under Milk Wood (1954).

To book a ticket for these events, contact West Wales Arts Centre: myles.westwalesarts@icloud.com; phone: 01348 874540


‘Ports Past and Present’ is funded by the European Regional Development Fund through the Ireland-Wales Programme.






March 25
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm


Ports, Past and Present


West Wales Arts Centre
16 West Street
Fishguard, SA659AE
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01348 874540
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Ports, Past and Present is a project led by University College Cork in partnership with Aberystwyth University, the University of Wales Trinity St David and Wexford County Council examining the cultural heritage of the ports in the Irish sea basin. Funded by the European Regional Development Fund through the Ireland Wales Cooperation programme.

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