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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".
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.
"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.
'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?
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.
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.
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.
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.
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 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.