Readers unite

Reading in the Dark - the reading and discussion group with a local theme - meets again this Thursday, March 28, at 5pm in the Verbal Arts Centre.

Hosted by Dr James Ward, lecturer in English at UU Coleraine, this month’s group will explore the theme of ‘names’ and discussion material includes work by Derry poet Colette Bryce, ‘And they call it Lovely Derry’; J.J. McCready ‘Lovely Derry on the banks of the Foyle’; Anon., My City Londonderry on the Foyle, 4. From Brian Friel, Translations; from Paul Muldoon, Prince of the Quotidian and from Richard Murphy, The Battle of Aughrim. For more info, and to access texts, visit or email All very welcome.