Search Results for 'Donal Ryan'

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'Laughter and tears' with poet Stephen James Smith

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DUBLINER STEPHEN James Smith’s poetry videos have amassed over 2.5 million views and he has performed at prestige venues and events such as the National Concert Hall, the London Palladium, Electric Picnic, and Glastonbury.

Julian Gough to launch new novel in Galway

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JULIAN GOUGH, the author of Juno and Juliet, Jude: Level 1, and Jude In London, will next week launch his new novel, Connect, in Charlie Byrne's Bookshop, Middle Street.

Wild Atlantic Words rolls back into Castlebar

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Three new book launches, panel discussions, creative workshops, poetry and fiction will be central to a jam packed Wild Atlantic Words Literary festival which runs from this Wednesday, October 4 to Sunday, October 8 in Castlebar.  And the programme has something for every taste — children's events, young people's writing, history debates, sporting memoirs, culinary arts, hometown reminiscences.

‘There is exceptional writing out there by women that needs to be supported’

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They have published three of the most talked about, and critically acclaimed, Irish novels of recent years - including the award winning Solar Bones by Mayo born, Galway based author Mike McCormack - but for Tramp Press’s Sarah Davis-Goff and Lisa Coen, there is still a lot to be done, and many attitudes still to be changed.

Alan McMonagle - voyager of discovery

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NEXT THURSDAY, March 9 at 6pm, the Galway City Library will host the launch of what is sure to be one of the best Irish novels of this year - Ithaca by Galway writer Alan McMonagle, and published by Picador.

Another win for Mayo's Mike

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Solar Bones, a novel written in a single 223-page sentence by Mayo author Mike McCormack has been voted the Bord Gáis Energy Book of the Year for 2016. Described as “a hymn to modern small-town life”, the experimental novel received unanimously positive reviews around the time of its publication.

An evening of literary exploration with Donal Ryan and Martin Dyar

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Booker-nominated novelist Donal Ryan and Patrick Kavanagh Award-winning poet Martin Dyar will be in Castlebar next week to present Hearts and Minds, a special evening of collaborative and interactive explorations of their work, at the Linenhall Arts Centre.

John Banville to read at a longer Cúirt

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THE CÚIRT International Festival of Literature will grow from a six to an eight day event this year, testament to its increasing success over recent years, and John Banville, one of Ireland's leading novelists, will be among the writers taking part.

Galway writer Alan McMonagle lands two-book deal with Picador

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THE HIGHLY regarded Galway writer Alan McMonagle has just hit literary ‘paydirt’ as Picador has snapped up the rights to his debut novel, Ithaca, as well as its follow-up.

Fab fortieth Westport Arts Festival starts next week

The 40th Westport Arts Festival kicks off next Wednesday, September 30, and this year’s festival features an eclectic mix of events for all ages across all art forms. The literary programme for this year’s festival includes the award-winning writer, John Banville, whose novel, The Sea, won the Man Booker Prize. There will also be readings from Donal Ryan, Martin Dyar, Geraldine Mills, and Orfhlaith Foyle. Dr Eimear O’Connor, art historian and author and curator, will give a presentation on Seán Keating and the Art of the Rebellion. The winners of the festival’s Poetry Competition will be announced at a special prize-giving evening of poetry and music in The Creel, featuring writer and singer-songwriter, Orlagh de Bhaldraithe.

 

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