Wednesday, November 25, 2009

Holy Terrors

Michael Clemenger, who lives in Trim has written a book about his childhood,titled Holy Terrors. Michael was handed over to the unloving care of a religous run childrens home when he was a baby. When he reached the age of eight he was transferred to St Joseph's Industrial School in Tralee, Co. Kerry.
While there Michael suffered sexual abuse and beatings at the hands of the so called Christian Brothers. Despite the suffering and abuse which he endured at the hands of the religious? Michael managed to make a successful life for himself. When Michael was a young man of 20years he managed to find the mother he had never known.
Michael's books tells a remarkable story, his story, a story of courage and triumph over the Men in Black.
Michael's book will be launched in Antonia's Bookshop, Navangate Trim, this Saturday 28 November at 6.30pm.
Guest speaker at the launch will be Transport Minister and local TD Noel Dempsey.

Friday, November 20, 2009


The Small Impact Creative Writer's Group who are based in Navan Library, are holding an Open Mic night of poetry and prose in the library on Thursday 10th December at 7pm. If you have any poems or prose you would like to read in public why not come along, all are welcome. Good luck on the night.