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Discover Galway’s literary heritage at Lady Gregory - Yeats Autumn Gathering

Discover more about our rich literary heritage at the Lady Gregory - Yeats Autumn Gathering, taking place at Coole Park, Kiltartan Cross, and Thoor Ballylee from September 28 to 30.

Yeats inspired music and installation for Culture Night

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A NEW work by the Irish sound artist and composer, Francis Heery, commissioned by the Galway County Council, will be performed in Yeats' Castle, Thoor Ballylee, Gort, on Friday September 21 for Culture Night.

RTE to continue Drama Festival sponsorship

In last week’s Mary O’Rourke column, it was stated that RTE was ending its sponsorship of the All-Ireland Drama Festival.

Kildare society wins top award at All Ireland Drama Festival

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The Prosperous Dramatic Society from Kildare were crowned RTÉ All Ireland Drama champions at the gala awards ceremony in the Radisson Blu Hotel on Saturday, May 12.

Robert Gregory and Nora Summers fall in love

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Week II

'My writing background is not Joyce or Yeats but the Americans'

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The Ghosts Of Galway, Ken Bruen’s 13th Jack Taylor novel, has just been published and to mark its arrival Bruen met me in the Hotel Meyrick last Monday to range widely over his eventful life and acclaimed work.

The Yeats men are coming

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Mayo will meet Sligo on Sunday week in Castlebar after the Yeats men survived their trip to the Big Apple defeating the home side by 1-21 to 1-13. For the life of me I could not get my head around all the talk that New York were going to beat Sligo and that this was their strongest ever team in the championship and an upset was on the cards. This theory was mainly based on the fact that they recruited a few big name players and also ran Roscommon to a single point last year and that Roscommon are perceived as a better team than Sligo.

Yeats College Galway celebrates unrivalled student scholarship success

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Yeats College has announced that a record 19 of this year's current Leaving Certificate students have been awarded the UCD Entrance Scholars 2016 Awards.

Synge’s Aran Islands at the Town Hall

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JOHN MILLINGTON Synge’s classic prose work, The Aran Islands, comes to the Town Hall Theatre stage next week in a compelling adaptation by Joe O’Byrne and Co-Motion Media, and performed by Brendan Conroy, one of Ireland's finest actors.

Award for Yeats Ballylee Mile at Council Golden Mile event

The Burren Lowlands Group was among the winners at this year’s Golden Mile of Galway Awards, receiving the Built Heritage Award for a mile extending from Ballylee Cross to the Ballyaneen lios/fort. This is one of the most historic roads in the county as it includes Thoor Ballylee, an old mill and miller’s house, Yeats’ cottage, ring forts, a blessed well, and 19th century farmhouses.

 

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