‘The Racker’ in Melbourne for Bloomsday

Peter 'The Racker' Donnelly, Dublin comedian, folk-poet and raconteur.

Peter ‘The Racker’ Donnelly, Dublin comedian, folk-poet and raconteur.

Nature of Event: pReJoyce: Joyce, Dublin and Beyond.

The Racker is a Dublin-based entertainer, poet, raconteur, singer. Fresh from the Joyce Tower at Sandycove, where he has often performed his own brand of Dublinesque comic poetry, Racker has been lured to Melbourne to warm us up for Bloomsday. He will perform his  sequel to Ulysses,  THE TRUTH ABOUT THE BLOOMS  (which was broadcast on Irish radio some years ago), Joyce’s brief “autobiography” in verse, a sung tribute to Joyce translated from the Irish of Brendan Behan, & other pieces about Dublin. For more information about Racker Donnelly….

When: Friday 29 May at 8pm

Where: The Celtic Club, 316-20 Queen St., Melbourne.

Cost: $25 (all proceeds to support  Bloomsday in Melbourne)

Booking: Online or phone 03 9898 2900.