New book collects Yeats' Galway poems

Thu, Nov 27, 2014

SOUTH GALWAY, the location of Coole Park and Thoor Ballylee, was special to WB Yeats and an area where he spent some 30 summers, composing many of his finest works.

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Snapshots of Galway in another time

Thu, Nov 27, 2014

GALWAY CITY: Snapshots Through Time is a new book telling the history of the city through postcards of the area produced between 1890 and 1930.

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Banned novel for discussion in Westside Library

Thu, Nov 13, 2014

BEING ONE of Ireland’s finest writers, a Gaeilgeoir, and a veteran of the War of Independence, did not prevent Liam O’Flaherty from escaping the censor.

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Over The Edge open reading

Thu, Nov 13, 2014

A POET, a short story writer, and an emerging Galway writer are the readers at Over The Edge in the Galway City Library on Thursday November 20 at 6.30pm.

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Bears, wolves, and Gordon Buchanan

Thu, Nov 06, 2014

GORDON BUCHANAN, the wildlife documentary maker and TV presenter is coming to Galway to share stories of his incredible experiences with nature’s most fearsome and majestic animals.

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Two-day puppet workshop in Galway

Thu, Nov 06, 2014

A TWO-DAY puppet workshop will be held in Galway by ALâ Theatre and Clarecare in conjunction with Artes and Grodzki Theatre, Poland.

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Syrian writer to read in city

Thu, Oct 30, 2014

SYRIAN WRITER Amani Maihoub will read her fiction at the launch of issue 37 of Galway based magazine Crannóg.

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New poetry collection from Sarah Clancy

Thu, Oct 23, 2014

A new collection of poetry, entitled The Truth & Other Stories, by Sarah Clancy, will be launched at the Galway Arts Centre, Dominick Street, on Saturday (3pm).

The Truth and Other Stories is Sarah Clancy’s third collection of poetry in which she excavates the personal and psychological wreckage caused by a grim and unrelenting recession in her native Ireland and further afield.

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Saucy fun with The Dirty Circus

Thu, Oct 16, 2014

SHIR MADNESS, possibly the hottest name in Irish burlesque right now, will be among the acts taking to the stage when The Dirty Circus descends on the Vodafone Comedy Carnival Galway.

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Public lecture on Oscar Wilde’s father

Thu, Oct 09, 2014

SIR WILLIAM WILDE, the father of Oscar Wilde, will be the subject of a public lecture in the Galway City Museum next week.

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Fiction Slam - read your story aloud

Thu, Oct 09, 2014

THE ANNUAL Fiction Slam returns for it’s six year in The Kitchen at the Galway City Museum on Friday October 17 at 8pm.

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Bulletproof Ideas - creative writing for teens

Thu, Oct 09, 2014

BULLETPROOF IDEAS is a creative writing course for young people aged between 14-and 17, which starts next month.

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Galway teens sought for classical music competition

Thu, Oct 09, 2014

YOUNG GALWAY musicians are tuning up to win a €3,000 prize to develop their musical talent as the Fr Frank Maher Classical Music Awards seeks entries for 2014.

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Galway Percy French Society journal launch

Thu, Oct 09, 2014

THE GALWAY Percy French Society will launch its journal To The West, featuring prose, poetry, local history, folklore, traditions, reflections, and humour.

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Exploring the life of Ewan McColl and Peggy Seeger

Thu, Oct 02, 2014

THE LIFE and music of folk titans Ewan McColl and Peggy Seeger will be explored at an event taking place in Clarinbridge this weekend.

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Baboró ambassador - Aoibheann McNamara

Thu, Oct 02, 2014

This year’s Baboró International Arts Festival for Children celebrates its18th birthday and runs from October 11 – 19. For the next few weeks we will hear from Baboró enthusiasts about why they are proud to be Baboró ambassadors. This week, Aoibheann McNamara…

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City businesses encouraged to send a school to Baboró event

Thu, Sep 25, 2014

The Spanish Arch is possibly Galway city’s most iconic structure, but it is set to become even more eye-catching when reimagined with a spectacular inflatable structure.

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Poetry workshops starting this week

Thu, Sep 25, 2014

THIS WEEK sees the start of three poetry workshops in the Galway Arts Centre hosted by the acclaimed Galway poet Kevin Higgins.

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Leading English poet to read in Galway

Thu, Sep 18, 2014

HELEN MORT, described by The Daily Telegraph as “the new star of British poetry”, will read at the Over The Edge: Open Reading in the Galway City Library on Thursday September 25 at 6.30pm.

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New book on the work of Joe Boske

Thu, Sep 18, 2014

THE ART of Joe Boske is synonymous with the great Galway Arts Festival posters of the 1980s as well as with a surreal, off-beat way of looking at the west of Ireland.

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