Connecting with pride and passion in Doughiska

Tue, Aug 19, 2014

The second annual Connect Intercultural Festival will take place this Saturday August 23 from 10am to 6pm in Merlin Woods City Park and the Cumasú Centre on Doughiska Road.

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Musical Theatre Training courses

Thu, Aug 14, 2014

TWO COURSES in musical theatre training, under the tuition of Australian performer Claire Healy, take place in The Anno Santo Hotel, Salthill, in September.

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JOLT’s new developmental workshops and talks

Thu, Aug 14, 2014

FOLLOWING THE success of its artist mentoring programme, Volition, JOLT will present a new series of workshops and talks, aimed at the Galway arts community.

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New book from Galway publisher Arlen House

Thu, Aug 14, 2014

THE NEGATIVE Cutter, a collection combining two very different novellas by Patrick Chapman, is out now from Galway publisher Arlen House.

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Fiction writing courses

Thu, Aug 14, 2014

THE SHORT story writer and poet Susan Millar DuMars will give an eight week course in advanced fiction, starting on September 19.

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Tell your tall tale, fairy tale or true tale

Wed, Aug 13, 2014

‘LITTLE AND large’ is the theme for the next Moth & Butterfly storytelling and improvisation night at The Cottage Bar, Salthill, on Wednesday August 20 at 8pm.

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The slaughter of The Great War

Thu, Aug 07, 2014

A detail from a WWI recruiting poster, which read 'Who can beat this plucky four? But all the same we're wanting more.'

THE 100TH anniversary of the start of World War I is being commemorated across Europe, but the talk of sacrifice and heroism obscures the obliteration of nine million, mostly young, soldiers, and seven million civilians - one of the deadliest conflicts in history.

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Galway Arts Centre writing course

Thu, Aug 07, 2014

GALWAY WRITER Charlie Adley will hold a writing course in the Galway Arts Centre from Wednesday October 1, from 7.30pm to 9pm, running for eight weeks.

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New book on the Land War in east Galway

Thu, Jul 31, 2014

GALWAY SAW some of the highest levels of incidents during The Land War, including murders, woundings, arson, boycotting, and intimidation.

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West of Ireland writer shortlisted for further awards

Thu, Jul 31, 2014

MARTIN DYAR, the NUI Galway graduate and acclaimed west of Ireland writer has been shortlisted for the prestigious Shine/Strong Award.

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Autumn creative writing classes

Thu, Jul 31, 2014

Susan Millar DuMars and Kevin Higgins.
Photo:- Mike Shaughnessy.

REATIVE WRITING classes for beginner and intermediate levels take place in the Galway Technical Institute in September and booking is now open.

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Fringe Festival reading for Galway author Ní Chonchúir

Fri, Jul 25, 2014

Ballinasloe-based author Nuala Ní Chonchúir will read from her second novel, The Closet of Savage Mementos, tomorrow at 2pm at the Bridge Mills as part of the Galway Fringe Festival.

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Closing date looms for writers’ competition

Thu, Jul 24, 2014

WEDNESDAY AUGUST 6 is the closing date for the 2014 Over The Edge New Writer of The Year competition.

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Primrose Leary is back

Thu, Jul 24, 2014

Deirdre Sullivan

THE THIRD and final instalment in the Primrose Leary trilogy of books, prIMPERFECT, will be launched next month.

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Prose, verse and music at The Poetry Sessions

Thu, Jul 17, 2014

Emily Cullen

STORIES, POEMS, and music will be on display at the Galway Fringe Festival’s The Poetry Sessions, which run throughout this week.

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Street Spectacle to invade Galway

Thu, Jul 10, 2014

Look out for the pink aliens when The Invasion lands in Galway

The streets of Galway will be invaded by the colourful and the bizarre with dancing lobsters, pink aliens, architecturally-aware red balls, and giant mechanical dragons, as the Galway International Arts Festival’s Street Spectacle acts take residence this month.

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Galway Festival Radio on Flirt FM

Thu, Jul 10, 2014

GALWAY FESTIVAL Radio is Flirt FM’s major coverage of the festival season in Galway city and coverage starts on Monday.

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Safe Sex & Unprotected Poetry

Thu, Jul 03, 2014

CR Avery.

SAFE SEX & Unprotected Poetry is where music, poetry, performance, comedy, and songwriting collide, as well as featuring a man Tom Waits said is “blowing my mind.”

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Ted Hughes - the Galway connection

Thu, Jul 03, 2014

Ted Hughes.

TED HUGHES, the English poet regarded as one of the greatest of the post-war era, will be celebrated at an event in County Galway.

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A summer evening of poetry

Thu, Jul 03, 2014

The poet Eamon Grennan.

THE POET Eamon Grennan will give a rare public reading of his work at the Over The Edge Writers’ Gathering in the Galway City Library.

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