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Clifden Arts Festival returns in September

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MORE THAN 200 events, featuring international, national, and local artists will take place over the 11 days of the 38th Clifden Arts Festival which runs from September 17 to 27.

Mayo out-gun and out-think Donegal

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Lee Keegan said that he “absolutely” meant to loop the ball over Paul Durcan’s head and into the top corner of the net three minutes into the second half. As soon as the green flag was raised by the umpires, Mayo were on their way to a fifth All Ireland semi-final in a row. That goal put seven points between the sides and it was a matter of seeing out the game from there on in.

Donegal too good for gallant Galway

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At half time last Saturday in Croke Park, with the teams level, most Galway supporters were pleased with their team’s work-rate and performance and even twenty minutes into the second half, those of us in the Cusack and Hogan Stands were still hoping that if Galway could get a goal, or pull a few points in front, it would ask serious questions off Rory Gallagher's men.

Footballers will have to produce a big performance to defeat Donegal

This Saturday in Croke Park (6pm) the Galway footballers will have to produce one of their best performances in a few seasons to beat the 2012 All-Ireland champions and 2014 All-Ireland finalists Donegal, in their round four qualifier clash. 

Poet leaves Enniscorthy to drive around America

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EAMONN WALL has, over the past two decades, written a body of work that has made him one of Ireland’s leading diaspora poets, though he is nothing like as famous as he should be.

Cúirt festival opens next week

The 30th Cúirt International Festival of Literature opens on Wednesday April 22 with an official reception and a poetry reading.

Leading poets to read at Cúirt

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THE CÚIRT International Festival of Literature began life 30 years ago as a festival dedicated exclusively to poetry. Its remit is wider today, but poetry remains a key factor.

Naomi Shihab Nye: Palestine and poetry meet at Cúirt

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NAOMI SHIHAB Nye has had both the good fortune, and the bad luck, to have lived in interesting times and places. Born in St Louis, Missouri in 1952 to a Palestinian father and an American mother; she grew up in (the now notorious) St Louis suburb of Ferguson, in Jerusalem, and in San Antonio, Texas, where she currently resides.

Cúirt hits thirty

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ON TUESDAY evening at the House Hotel the programme for the 2015 Cúirt International Literature Festival was officially launched and, as ever, there is a rich feast of readings, talks, workshops, launches, and more to look forward to.

Paul Durcan and Joseph O’Neill to read at Cúirt

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The poets Paul Durcan and John Montague, as well as the Booker nominated novelist Joseph O’Neill will read at the Cúirt International Festival of Literature which will  run from April 21 to 27 in venues across Galway city and county.

 

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