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

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

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

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

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

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

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, 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 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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It’s all happening at the Colours Fringe Festival

Thu, Jul 03, 2014

THE JULY festival season was ushered in this week by the Colours Fringe Festival which features events taking place across the city until Tuesday 8.

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Celebrate the poetry of Patrick Kavanagh

Thu, Jun 26, 2014

POET, NOVELIST, songwriter, journalist - Patrick Kavanagh - was born 110 years ago in Monaghan, and his life and works will be celebrated at two events in Galway city.

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Westide Library to host Galway’s biggest open-mic

Thu, Jun 26, 2014

GALWAY’S BIGGEST open-mic for prose writers and poets will take place in the Westside Library, Seamus Quirke Road, on Wednesday July 9 from 6pm to 8pm.

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Over The Edge reading

Thu, Jun 19, 2014

THREE AMERICANS, a Canadian, and two Irish people will read at the Over The Edge Writers’ Gathering in the Galway City Library, Thursday June 26 at 6.30pm.

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‘Thought provoking’ - arts festival’s First Thought Talks

Thu, Jun 12, 2014

THE HEALTH of the nation is a dominant theme at this year’s Galway International Arts Festival’s First Thought talks series, which features public interviews with three leading doctors.

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