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Theo Dorgan to launch

POET, NOVELIST, and broadcaster Theo Dorgan will launch Galway University Hospitals Arts Trust’s latest series of Poems for Patience.

Remembering Seamus Heaney

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ALMOST SIX months have passed since the death of the much-loved poet Seamus Heaney and Galway will commemorate his life and work in a gala event at NUI Galway’s Bailey Allen Hall on Wednesday February 26.

Clifden Arts Festival starts this evening

Ireland’s longest running arts festival, the Clifden Community Arts Festival, begins today, and this year’s programme boasts a line up that includes Mary Coughlan, Mairtín O’Connor, Sharon Shannon, and novelist Dermot Bolger.

Hands up for Handel’s Messiah

The Guinness Choir will form part of an impressive line-up of national and international artistic talent for this year’s 36th Clifden Arts Festival. Performing Handel’s Messiah, the Guinness Choir will delight the audience on Saturday, September 21 in St Joseph’s Church, Clifden from 8.15pm. Accompanying the Guinness Choir for their debut Clifden Arts Festival performance will be some of Ireland’s and the world’s leading soloists including Cara O’Sullivan (soprano), Tanya Sewell (alto), Christopher Bowen (tenor) and John Milne (bass).

The poetry book to bring everywhere with you

TIME WAS that British poetry was the preserve dusty old English professors and eccentric maiden aunts, with the occasional hippy chick in floral dress or angry young man in black French polo neck thrown in.

Clifden Arts Festival programme unveiled

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THE LINE-UP for the 33rd Clifden Community Arts Festival, which runs from September 16 to 26, was unveiled on Monday evening at a reception in Galway’s Courtyard Marriott Hotel.

Galway to host theatre festival next month

Just when you thought Galway could not possibly come up with any more festivals, a new one is launched, and for theatre lovers it is sure to be a welcome one.

Galway to become Europe’s literary capital during Cúirt

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FROM THE author of Captain Corelli’s Mandolin to the writer of Divorcing Jack, and from Canadian rappers to South African poets, the Cúirt International Festival of Literature has it all and it’s all in Galway city from April 21 to 26.

New Galway theatre festival showcases local talent

IN RECENT years Galway’s theatre scene has witnessed the emergence of a raft of enterprising, talented, new companies such as Moonfish, Mephisto, Zelig and Selkie, who are doing much to carve out a niche for themselves with a series of strong productions.

New writing to the fore in first Galway Theatre Festival

The inaugural Galway Theatre Festival takes place over five days next week from Wednesday October 22 to Sunday 26 at the Galway Arts Centre’s Nuns Island Theatre.

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