Classifieds

Far From Literature We Were Reared

Thu, Apr 23, 2015

Conor Montague and Seamus Ruttledge.

FAR FROM Literature We Were Reared the annual hooley of prose, poetry, music, and craic by Galway writers and performers, returns to the Róisín Dubh this Sunday at 8pm.

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Booker listed Joseph O’Neill returns to Cúirt

Thu, Apr 23, 2015

Joseph O’Neill.

IRISH AUTHOR Joseph O’Neill, who has previously been long listed for the Booker, will take part in a public interview for the Cúirt International Festival of Literature.

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Tongue Fu - poetry, but not as you know it

Thu, Apr 23, 2015

Tongue FU.

TONGUE FU, a riotous experiment in live literature, music, film, and improv, and one of London’s best attended spoken word nights, is coming to Galway.

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Celebrate the legacy of Lady Gregory

Thu, Apr 23, 2015

Lady Augusta Gregory.

THE LEGACY of Lady Augusta Gregory will be celebrated in the Lough Cutra Castle and estate, outside Gort in south Galway, next month.

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Public lecture on Liam O’Flaherty by his publisher

Thu, Apr 23, 2015

Liam O'Flaherty.

LIAM O’FLAHERTY, had the dubious honour of being the first novelist to endure the wrath of the Free State censors, when his The House Of Gold was banned.

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Launch of ROPES Literary Journal today

Thu, Apr 23, 2015

Ropes 2015, a literary journal published by the MA in Literature and Publishing at NUI Galway, will be launched during this year’s Cúirt Festival.

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Cúirt/Over The Edge New Writing Showcase

Thu, Apr 16, 2015

Mary McGill.

EMERGING WRITERS Alvy Carragher, Mary McGill, Teresa Sweeney, Daniel Roy Connolly, and Sonya Gildea, will read at the Cúirt and Over The Edge New Writing Showcase.

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Cúirt Fringe to remember Nora Crubs - “Galway’s first nightclub”

Thu, Apr 16, 2015

Gerry Hanberry.

NORA CRUBS, a one time Quay Street venue, described by some as “Galway’s first nightclub” will be remembered and celebrated at an event at the Cúirt Fringe next week.

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Galway Arts Centre creative writing classes

Thu, Apr 16, 2015

THE GALWAY Arts Centre is hosting daytime classes for beginner and continuing creative writing students, taught by Susan Millar DuMars.

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Leading poets to read at Cúirt

Wed, Apr 15, 2015

Jane Hirshfield. Photo:- Nick Rozsa

THE CÚIRT International Festival of Literature began life 30 years ago as a festival dedicated exclusively to poetry. Its remit is wider today, but poetry remains a key factor.

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Galway Early Music Festival returns in May

Thu, Apr 09, 2015

THE 20TH Galway Early Music Festival returns, from Thursday May 14 to Sunday 17, with ancient, medieval, Renaissance and baroque music and dance. This year’s theme is ‘Time’, focussing on the cycle of the seasons, the monastic hours, the ‘ages of man’, and the ages of the world.

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Ballet from the tutu and beyond

Thu, Apr 09, 2015

TUTUS & BEYOND, a show featuring classical and contemporary ballet, comes to the Town Hall Theatre on Friday April 17 at 8pm. Performed by Ballet Ireland, the show will feature new work created for the company by Royal Ballet dancer-turned-choreographer, Ludovic Ondiviela.

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Enter the Labyrinth with Dr Sketchy’s

Thu, Apr 09, 2015

David Bowie as the Goblin King

DR SKETCHY’S life drawing class/cabaret/burlesque event will focus on the much loved cult film Labyrinth, when it comes to Monroe’s Live this Saturday from 5pm to 8pm.

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Tree planting to mark thirty years of Cúirt

Thu, Apr 09, 2015

Cúirt Festival director Dani Gill. Photo:- Boyd Challenger

THE CÚIRT International Festival of Literature celebrates its 30th anniversary this year and one of the events to mark this milestone will be a tree planting ceremony.

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Traid Phicnic 2015 - ceol agus craic in July

Wed, Apr 08, 2015

Liam Ó Maonlaí.

LIAM Ó MAONLAÍ and TG4 Musician of year 2014 Harry Bradley will be among the musicians coming to An Spidéal from Friday July 3 to Sunday 5 for the village’s fourth annual Traid Phicnic festival.

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Naomi Shihab Nye: Palestine and poetry meet at Cúirt

Thu, Apr 02, 2015

Naomi Shihab Nye.

NAOMI SHIHAB Nye has had both the good fortune, and the bad luck, to have lived in interesting times and places. Born in St Louis, Missouri in 1952 to a Palestinian father and an American mother; she grew up in (the now notorious) St Louis suburb of Ferguson, in Jerusalem, and in San Antonio, Texas, where she currently resides.

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Dr Sketchy’s - Gotham bad girls are back

Thu, Apr 02, 2015

GOTHAM CITY’S bad girls, Harley Quinn, Poison Ivy, and Catwoman, will be the subjects and inspirations for Dr Sketchy’s, very alternative life drawing class.

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Denise Hogan art classes

Thu, Apr 02, 2015

AWARD-WINNING Galway artist and teacher Denise Hogan is taking bookings for her weekly art classes and upcoming art workshops.

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Jennifer Cunningham art classes

Thu, Apr 02, 2015

ONE OF Galway’s leading artists, Jennifer Cunningham, holds her popular painting and drawing classes this month and in May.

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Kylemore Abbey to host arts festival First Thought talks

Thu, Mar 26, 2015

Julie Feeney.

The Galway International Arts Festival will present a special edition of its popular First Thought talks programme in Kylemore Abbey, Connemara, on Sunday April 12.

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