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Performance poet Catherine Brogan to read in Galway

Thu, May 21, 2015

Catherine Brogan.

CATHERINE BROGAN, the performance poet, educator, and social activist is coming to Galway as part of her Wee Irish Tour, and will be in Charlie Byrne's Bookshop on Thursday May 28 at 8pm.

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Luke Kennard to read at Over The Edge

Thu, May 21, 2015

Luke Kennard.

BRITISH POET Luke Kennard will launch the latest edition of the Skylight 47 poetry newspaper, and read from his own work, at the Over The Edge reading in the Galway City Library on Thursday May 28 at 6.30pm.

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Rainbow Rain author to read in Galway schools

Thu, May 21, 2015

LAURA BRETT, the Galway born author of the new children's book Rainbow Rain, will be in Galway on Wednesday May 27, visiting a number of schools.

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Fundraising night for Nepal and Africa

Thu, May 21, 2015

A FUNDRAISING night featuring comedy, impressions, a DJ, and a raffle, in aid of Nurture Africa and the Trocaire Nepal Appeal, takes place in The Cellar Bar on Friday May 29 at 8.30pm.

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Fiction writing classes

Thu, May 21, 2015

POET AND short story writer Susan Millar DuMars will teach classes in advanced fiction writing, starting June 17 and running for six weeks every Wednesday from 7pm to 9.30pm.

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Galway Early Music Festival 2015

Thu, May 07, 2015

GEMF founder Maura Ó Cróinín, St Nicholas Chorister, Emily Leonard, and musician Wolodymyr Smishkewych. Photo:- Marta Barcikowska

A FEAST of fools, ticking clocks, apocalyptic visions, and a time warp - time is of the essence at the 20th Galway Early Music Festival which runs from Thursday May 14 to Sunday 17.

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Dr Sketchy’s take on A Clockwork Orange

Thu, May 07, 2015

STANLEY KUBRICK’S extraordinary, still controversial film version of Anthony Burgess’s novel A Clockwork Orange, is the inspiration for the next Dr Sketchy’s event.

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Over The Edge Writers’ Gathering

Thu, May 07, 2015

Paul Perry.

IRISH WRITERS Paul Perry, Anne Irwin, Rachael Hegarty, James O’Toole, and Australian poet Ross Donlon will read at the next Over The Edge Writers’ Gathering.

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At Home With Yeats in Thoor Ballylee

Thu, May 07, 2015

WB Yeats.

GALWAY POETS and musicians will gather in Thoor Ballylee in south Galway, the one-time home of WB Yeats, for an evening of poetry, song, and story when The Yeats Thoor Ballylee Society presents At Home With Yeats, on Poetry Ireland Day this eveing at 8pm

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Celebrate the life of writer Walter Macken

Thu, Apr 30, 2015

Walter Macken.

WALTER MACKEN, one of Galway’s most famous writers, was born 100 years ago this May, and An Taibhdhearc and Galway’s West End community will hold commemorative events.

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Read your favourite poem at Galway City Museum

Thu, Apr 30, 2015

Emily E Cullen.

WHAT IS your favourite poem? Would you like to hear other people’s favourites too? Would you like to discover new poets? If the answer is Yes to any of these, then read on.

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Saturday is Free Comic Book Day

Thu, Apr 30, 2015

FREE COMIC Book Day takes place this Saturday at Sub-City Comics in the Corbett Court Shopping Centre, and there will be a range of comics available absolutely free.

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Galway Arts Centre poetry workshops

Thu, Apr 30, 2015

The Poor Poet (1839) by Carl Spitzweg.

POETRY WORKSHOPS, for beginners, intermediate, and advanced levels, taught by acclaimed Galway poet Kevin Higgins, take place in the Galway Arts Centre next month.

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How artists see the west of Ireland and her people

Thu, Apr 30, 2015

A detail from The Aran Fisherman’s Drowned Child by Frederic William Burton, 1841.

THE WAYS in which artists, both Irish and foreign, have depicted the country’s Atlantic seaboard and people will be the subject of a public talk.

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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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