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Just one week to go for two Mayo schools ahead of Student Theatre Awards decisions

The wait is almost over for the two Mayo schools who have been nominated for the Bord Gáis Energy Student Theatre Awards, which will take place on Wednesday next, May 17 in the Bord Gáis Energy Theatre.

'If you show your vulnerability people connect to that'

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"WHEN THE conversations are over/in your car, by the sea,/You are still here/and so am I/after love." These are the opening lines of Dani Gill’s new poetry collection, After Love, which is published by Salmon and launched this Saturday at 2.30pm in the House Hotel.

'It would be nice to see more poems about carpenters or blocklayers'

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He is originally from Youghal, and now resides in France, but it was while living in Galway that Adam White first discovered his poetic voice at The Crane Bar, and he discovered true romance on Inishbofin.

James McMurtry - 'a true Americana poet'

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FOR THE novelist Stephen King, Texan James McMurtry is "the truest, fiercest songwriter of his generation"; for the BBC's Bob Harris he is "the most vital lyricist in America today"; while The Monkee's Mike Nesmith calls him, "a true Americana poet".

It’s magic for Mike as he scoops prestigious Goldsmiths Prize

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Mike McCormack novelist and NUI Galway English lecturer is celebrating this week after he won the £10,000 Goldsmiths Prize for Fiction for his third novel Solar Bones, triumphing over a shortlist which also included Irish writer Eimear McBride and Irish-Canadian writer Anakana Schofield.

It's magic for Mike as he scoops prestigious Goldsmiths Prize

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MIKE MCCORMACK, the novelist and NUI Galway English lecturer is celebrating this week after he won the £10,000 Goldsmiths Prize for Fiction for his third novel Solar Bones, triumphing over a shortlist which also included Irish writer Eimear McBride and Irish-Canadian writer Anakana Schofield.

Dermot Bolger brings ‘Finding A Voice’ to Museum of Country Life

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As part of the 2016 Decade of Centenaries Public Engagement Programme, novelist, playwright and poet, Dermot Bolger is writer in residence at the National Museum of Ireland.  The residency is a collaborative project between the National Museum of Ireland and Poetry Ireland.  Finding A Voice: Dermot Bolger Writer in Residence aims to engage a wide range of audiences in themes and object histories that form the core of the museum's centenary exhibition Proclaiming A Republic: The 1916 Rising.

KATS to stage Noël Coward's Blithe Spirit

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NOËL COWARD'S comic play Blithe Spirit will be performed by the Knocknacarra Amateur Theatre Society in An Taibhdhearc from Wednesday May 25 to Saturday 28 at 8pm.

Charming Athlone residence is steeped in history

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Property: The Moorings, Ballymahon Road, Athlone, Co Westmeath

'As to plot: has life got one? Not that I know of'

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JOHN BANVILLE has just completed a new Benjamin Black mystery. "This one is a change from the usual," he tells me. "It's set in Prague in the late 1500s at the court of Rudolf II."

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