Over The Edge reading

Thu, May 22, 2014

AN IRISHWOMAN, an Italian, and a Canadian will read at Over The Edge in the Galway City Library on Thursday May 29 at 6.30pm.

Dimitra Xidous is originally from Ottawa, Canada, but now lives in Dublin. She was a finalist in the 2014 Malahat Review Open Season Awards, and her debut poetry collection, Keeping Bees, was published recently by Doire Press.

Read more ...

Public interview with Jimmy McGovern

Thu, May 15, 2014

JIMMY MCGOVERN, the screenwriter for Cracker, Hillsborough, and The Lakes, is coming to Galway to take part in a public interview about his life and work.

Read more ...

Advertisement


Over The Edge Writers’ Gathering

Thu, May 08, 2014

THREE POETS, a fiction writer, and a celebration of the poems of by the late Tom Duddy, will make up the May Over The Edge Writers’ Gathering.

Read more ...

The Song of Wandering Aengus

Thu, Apr 24, 2014

WB YEATS’ The Song of Wandering Aengus has been published as a picturebook for children, illustrated by Italian artist Marina Marcolin.

Read more ...

Launch of newly discovered Liam O’Flaherty satiric essay

Thu, Apr 17, 2014

LIAM O’FLAHERTY is celebrated as the author of such short stories as His First Flight, but there is another, often neglected side, to the Aran Islands writer.

Read more ...

Wordhaus - marathons, footie, and music

Thu, Apr 17, 2014

NORTH POLE marathons, underground Irish music, and poems about football will all feature in the third Wordhaus event on Wednesday April 23 at 6.45pm.

Read more ...

Creative writing workshops

Thu, Apr 17, 2014

THE FICTION writer and poet Susan Millar DuMars will host daytime classes in the Galway Arts Centre, for beginner and continuing creative writing students.

The class, which is suitable for those working in poetry or fiction, takes place on Mondays from 2.30pm to 4pm, starting May 12, and running for eight weeks.

Read more ...

Stories, songs, craic, and Cúirt

Thu, Apr 10, 2014

WILD STORIES, outrageous incidents, music, and irreverent shenanigans will take place in the Róisín Dubh this Sunday, to bring the Cúirt festival to a high spirited close.

Read more ...

Diarmuid de Faoite agus An Gobán Saor

Thu, Apr 10, 2014

DIARMUID DE Faoite continues his Seacht Scéal/Seven Sagas series of interactive storytelling for all ages, with another lunchtime show at An Taibhdhearc.

Read more ...

Theo Dorgan to launch

Thu, Apr 10, 2014

POET, NOVELIST, and broadcaster Theo Dorgan will launch Galway University Hospitals Arts Trust’s latest series of Poems for Patience.

The launch will take place tomorrow at 11am in the Arts Corridor of UHG and is a part of the Cúirt festival. The theme for this year, the 11th in the series, is ‘We are not separate from the world’, and will see Mr Dorgan introduce 21 poems he has selected by Galway poets Moya Cannon, Rita Ann Higgins, Mary O’Malley, Patrick Deeley, as well as Samuel Green, Carol Ann Duffy, and Sharon Olds.

Read more ...

What is that singer’s favourite book?

Thu, Apr 10, 2014

FROM THE lieder tradition in Germany to bands like Iron Maiden setting Samuel Taylor Coleridge’s ‘The Rime of The Ancient Mariner’ to music, there has long been a connection between literature and song.

Musicians talking about their favourite books and writers, and the way in which literature influences their songs, will be at the heart of The Music Bookclub in the Róisín Dubh this Saturday at 3pm.

Read more ...

Noir By Noirwest - dark fiction from Irish writers

Thu, Apr 03, 2014

FROM CRIME on Galway city streets to violence in trenches of WWI, the dark side of human nature is explored by 30 Galway writers in a major new short story collection.

Read more ...

Over The Edge Cúirt reading

Thu, Apr 03, 2014

RUTH QUINLAN, Jennifer Matthews, Pat McDonnell, and Colm Scully will read at the Cúirt Over The Edge Showcase Reading.

Read more ...

Cúirt launch for The Galway Review 2

Thu, Apr 03, 2014

The Galway Review 2, an anthology featuring an array of Galway writers, will be officially launched as part of the Cúirt festival.

The anthology, the second printed edition of The Galway Review, the literary magazine which has evolved from the popular online edition and literary page published in the Galway Advertiser, will be launched in the Dáil Bar on Tuesday at 8pm by Galway city arts officer James Harrold.

Read more ...

Clifden Traditional Music Festival

Thu, Apr 03, 2014

THE CAPITAL of Connemara will come alive with music at the fifth annual Clifden Traditional Music Festival from Thursday April 10 to Sunday 13.

The festival will be officially opened by Raidio na Gaeltachta’s head of music, Neansai Ní Choistealdbha in the Clifden Station House Hotel at 7pm on April 10, followed by a concert.

Read more ...

Cúirtin’ in the kitchen

Thu, Apr 03, 2014

CONSCIOUS OF the fact that Galway’s literary festival, Cúirt, was becoming somewhat estranged from the people of Galway, for whom it was inaugurated, it was decided four years ago to organise a number of events in and for local communities, to bring the festival back to the people.

Read more ...

Liz Lochhead: hickies, nappies, and twelve inch tellies

Thu, Apr 03, 2014

I DISCOVERED Scottish poet Liz Lochhead in the 1993 Bloodaxe anthology The New Poetry, and a few years later she came to Galway to read at the 1998 Cúirt Festival.

Read more ...

Get inside the mind of Lara Croft

Thu, Mar 20, 2014

RHIANNA PRATCHETT, the video game scriptwriter for Bioshock, the Overlord series, and the recently rebooted Lara Croft, is coming to Cúirt 2014.

Rhianna, who is also the daughter of esteemed fantasy author Terry Pratchett, will take part in the Cúirt International Festival of Literature’s youth strand, the Cúirt Labs, on Saturday April 12, where she will give a workshop on story telling in video games.

Read more ...

Second collection of Tom Duddy’s poems

Thu, Mar 13, 2014

THE YEARS, a collection of poetry by the late philosopher and academic Tom Duddy, is to be launched in Galway city this month.

Read more ...

E-PAPER

Read this weeks E-paper. Past editions also available from within this weeks digital copy.

 

Page generated in 0.0800 seconds.