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A feast of family fun involving theatre, puppetry, dance, music, exhibitions, film, literature, talks, and workshops await Galway when the 22nd Baboró International Arts Festival for Children returns from October 15 to 21.
DENIS MOCKLER is best known as a singer-songwriter, but next week he lain chest a new poetry collection - Poetry From The Heart of Galway.
AMONG THE feast of events at next week’s Cúirt International Festival of Literature is the launch of the debut book of poems by well-known Galway writer Moya Roddy - Out Of The Ordinary, published by Salmon Poetry.
In 1871, Thomas Lipton from Glasgow used his savings to open his first shop. By the 1880s he had more than 200 shops. He was an entrepreneur, and when he realised that there was potential for growth in the market for tea, and that the product was too expensive, he went to Ceylon and bought his own tea plantation. He sold his tea at low prices in one pound, half pound, and quarter pound packets, and he advertised it very cleverly: “Direct from the Tea Gardens to the Teapot,” or, “Treat your Lips to a Cup Of Lipton’s Peko Tips Tea, two shillings and eight pence per pound.”
Whether you’re the adult reading bedtime stories or the child listening attentively and conjuring up wonderful images in your mind, the world of children’s books is a very special place.
POETS FROM Ireland and India ponder questions of home, belonging, identity, exclusion and homogenisation, in a new anthology to be launched in Charlie Byrne's Bookshop.
'EARLY MUSIC' covers music from the mediaeval, Renaissance, and early baroque periods. Jazz is a form which arose in the early decades of the 20th century. So what are they doing together at the Galway Early Music festival?
For years, Galway’s best known a cappella singing group, the Galway Baytones have been entertaining the city and county at a variety of events benefiting charities and worthy causes.
It is easy to imagine the paroxysms of fury, outrage and purple faces that must have gripped the venerable membership of the UCG governing body, when they heard that the chairman of the Galway county council, Máirtín Mór McDonogh (who was also a member of this academic conclave) soundly rap them on the knuckles.
PAUL KINGSNORTH, author of The Wake, the acclaimed novel about the aftermath of the Battle Of Hastings, is in Galway this week to read from his new book The Beast.