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Deadline looms for Over The Edge New Writer of The Year competition

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THE DEADLINE for the 2015 Over The Edge New Writer of The Year competition, which is open to both poets and fiction writers, is Wednesday August 5, and there is a prize fund of €1,000 up for grabs.

Galway Arts Centre poetry workshops

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POETRY WORKSHOPS, for beginners, intermediate, and advanced levels, taught by acclaimed Galway poet Kevin Higgins, take place in the Galway Arts Centre next month.

Celebrate National Poetry Day with Yeats and Kavanagh

As part of its contribution to Yeats2015, the year-long celebration of one of Ireland’s most beloved poets, Westmeath County Library is delighted to offer the public a chance to hear award-winning poet Noel Monahan give a talk on WB Yeats and Patrick Kavanagh.

Sexing up Greek myths and facing down the bank

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THERE ARE those for whom being a poet is, to paraphrase Angela Carr’s fine poem ‘Occupied’, “the new black”. If you are young and fit, all you need do is write long poems about what is going on at street level and wave your arms around when you read them.

Galway Arts Centre creative writing classes

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SUSAN MILLAR DuMars, the Galway poet and short story writer, will give a series of creative writing classes in the Galway Arts Centre, starting this month.

Ireland’s leading protest poet discovers hope

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A WOMAN told me recently that if she hears one more bad poem about water charges, she may take the extreme retaliatory action of paying her water charges bill, in the unlikely event that it ever actually arrives.

Gerry Hanberry’s new poetic shoes

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JIMMY NAIL sang about ‘Crocodile Shoes’, Ian Dury had New Boots and Panties, but in his fourth collection of poems, Galway writer Gerry Hanberry ponders What Our Shoes Say About Us.

Over The Edge writing competition seeks entries

THE 2014 Over The Edge New Writer of The Year competition is seeking entries and is open to poets and fiction writers worldwide.

Kevin Higgins - taking on Left and Right with poetry and humour

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THERE WAS a time when a photograph of Mick Wallace must have marked the bull’s eye of the dartboard in Justice Minister Alan Shatter’s office. That dartboard must be overcrowded these days with pictures of political foes and the Minister running out of enough darts to throw at them all.

Mass, porn, and Nazi Party meeting minutes

IT WOULD be difficult to find three Irish poets more different from each other than Athenry’s Elaine Feeney; Belfast born, Galway resident Fred Johnston; and Dubliner Alan Jude Moore.

 

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