Search Results for 'Galway City Library'

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The outspoken vicar who called Pearse a 'mincing floor-walker'

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The Rev Richard Henebry was not shy about speaking his mind, particularly when it came to his great passion - the Irish language. Indeed he called Pádraig Pearse's Irish language stories, "the mincing of an underassistant floor-walker of a millinery shop".

Alzheimer information days in Galway City Library

The Alzheimer Society of Ireland is holding a series of information days in the Galway City Library. They will be held on the first Friday of every month, beginning tomorrow, February 5, from 12 noon to 3pm. Advice and information for people with dementia and their families will be available on a one to one basis.

Taking a satirical scalpel to the body politic

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"THE BEST satire has always been militantly about the present," declares Galway poet and critic Kevin Higgins, who turns his witty, devilishly humorous, eye and words upon Alan Kelly, Irish Water, Official Ireland, and Jeremy Corbyn’s enemies, in a new collection.

Public lecture on the man who wrote our national anthem

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'Amhrán na bhFiann', the Irish national anthem, is by its very nature is one of the most performed songs in Ireland, and sometimes has controversy thrust upon it, becayuse of where it is, and is not, performed - but what of the man who wrote it?

Over The Edge - thirteen years of readings

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THIRTEEN MAY be unlucky for some, but not for the Over The Edge Open Readings which marks its 13th year in existence this month with readings by Stephen De Burca, Nuala Keher, and Vona Groarke.

1916 Rising lectures in the Galway City Library

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The man who coined the word ‘poblacht’, the Galway born 1916 Proclamation signatory Éamonn Ceannt, anarchists, aunties, and Welsh miners will all be discussed in a new series of public lectures.

Galway hospital's poetry competition

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THE GALWAY University Hospitals Arts Trust is seeking entries again for annual poetry competition. Poems entered should be no more than 30 lines long and entries are being accepted up to Friday March 11.

Poet Kim Moore to give public reading

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KIM MOORE, one of the leading new voices in British poetry, will read from her work at the Over The Edge: Open Reading in the Galway City Library on Thursday December 17 at 6.30pm.

Dagmar Drabent to read at Over The Edge

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THE ARTIST Dagmar Drabent will reveal another side to her talents, when she reads her poetry, along with novelists Gemma Marren and Caroline Healy, at the next Over The Edge Open Reading.

The Irish Times' Kitty Holland to read in Galway

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THE IRISH Times award winning social affairs correspondent Kitty Holland will read at the next Over The Edge: Open Reading in the Galway City Library on Thursday October 29 at 6.30pm.

 

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