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The unhinged poetry of Ken Bruen

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KEN BRUEN'S writing is like Charles Bukowski’s in that people tend to either love it, or be allergic to it. No one pretends to like Bruen’s writing in the way they do, say, the poetry of Ocean Vuong or Doireann Ní Gríofa because, to paraphrase WH Auden, they think it is the correct opinion to have for the time of year.

Fantastic Beasts: The Grimes of Grindelwald

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I WAS 11 when the first Harry Potter book came out, the same age Harry is in the story. I read those books - and only those books - repeatedly for a good 10 years (If I’m being honest 20 years).

'The Staircase has given me a platform to talk about issues I care about'

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Fans of the gripping Netflix courtroom documentary, The Staircase, are in for a treat when defence attorney David Rudolf comes to the Town Hall Theatre this month to discuss the case and issues arising from it.

Galway Greens call for Trump protests

The Green Party is calling for massive protests against the planned visit of controversial US President Donald Trump, which is due to go ahead in November, saying his “policies do not reflect the Irish people’s values”.

Galway Greens call for mass protests against Trump's visit

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The Green Party is calling for massive protests against the planned visit of controversial US President Donald Trump, which is due to go ahead in November, saying his "policies do not reflect the Irish people's values".

Cinema review: BlacKkKlansman

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BASED ON the true story of Ron Stallworth, the first black police officer in Colorado Springs and who managed to infiltrate the Klu Klux Klan, BlacKkKlansman feels like a spiritual successor to director Spike Lee’s Malcolm X and Do The Right Thing.

‘It’s always a necessary time to be a feminist’

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THE F-WORD, the city’s annual Feminist Festival returns from August 6 to 12, with an array of events ranging from music gigs, storytelling, workshops, political discussion, the visual arts, a march, a swim, and even bicycle repair!

The EU demands 'more Europe' as continent drifts more to the right

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It is two years almost to the day since the people of the UK dramatically voted to leave the EU. Since then Brexit has been a constant backdrop to political discourse in these islands, and a dominant one when it comes to the discussion of international affairs.

Horrific Immigration policies in US need reparation

Well, Ireland won last Saturday in Melbourne so it’s full steam ahead for Sydney next week, now it really is a competition. Australia won one match and Ireland won another match and now, next Saturday, will be the decider.

Excitement grows as Pope’s visit to Knock is confirmed

Dear readers, we have such a glut of high news this last week. First up, of course, is the visit of the Pope to Ireland at the end of August. I never thought I would be excited about it but hearing about the details of the itinerary I can just imagine the wonderful furore that will be created when he arrives amongst us.

 

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