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Take a stroll through Joyce’s Ulysses

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THIS EVENING [April 16] at 8.30pm Charlie Byrne’s Bookshop hosts Robert Gogan’s entertaining and illuminating show on James Joyce’s Ulysses, entitled Strolling Through Ulysses.

The Great Famine - A watershed in Irish history

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During the seven years of the Great Famine approximately one million people died. A million more emigrated causing Ireland’s population to fall by between 20 and 25 per cent. The initial cause of famine was a potato disease which ravaged potato crops throughout Europe during the 1840s.

Áine Phillips - charting the history of Irish performance art

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ON THURSDAY March 23 at 6pm, Charlie Byrne’s Bookshop hosts the launch of Performance Art in Ireland: a History, edited by west of Ireland artist Áine Phillips, the first book devoted to past and contemporary forms of performance art in both the North and the Republic.

Japanese and Irish poetry @ Charlie Byrne’s

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THE ANNUAL Japanese and Irish poetry evening returns this Saturday to Charlie Byrne’s Bookshop at 6pm, with Hisa Kagawa and Gerry Hanberry.

‘I wanted something like an Irish version of Dante’s Inferno’

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Dark and audacious, Fisherman’s Blues, the rambunctious new novel from playwright, novelist, and screenwriter Mick Donnellan covers a myriad of genres from crime noir to comedy with an odd bit of religion for good measure.

Author on bullying wants to change the dictionary definition of the term

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The author of an award winning book on bullying is spearheading an online global campaign to change the dictionary definition of the word.

NUI Galway honours leading lights in the arts

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Three leading figures in literature, music, education, and the arts have received honorary degrees from NUI Galway this week in recognition of their contribution to the arts in Galway.

Major Irish singer-songwriters in concert for Gaza

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DECLAN O’ROURKE, Paddy Casey, and Brian Kennedy play the Kinvara Community Centre in a special concert to raise funds the children of Gaza.

Build your own book at Charlie Byrne’s this Saturday

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The public are invited to join NUI Galway’s MA in Publishing and MA in Writing Programmes students and the staff of Charlie Byrne’s Bookshop this Saturday, October 11 from 11am-12:30pm, for a very special children’s story time, plus a fun build-your-own-book workshop for kids.

Plans already in motion for Macnas Halloween Parade 2014

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This year’s Macnas Halloween Parade will light up the Galway streets on Sunday 26 October.

 

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