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Booker listed Joseph O’Neill returns to Cúirt

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IRISH AUTHOR Joseph O’Neill, who has previously been long listed for the Booker, will take part in a public interview for the Cúirt International Festival of Literature.

Documentary screening for Education is Not a Crime campaign

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Galway will take part in the global day of action for the Education Is Not A Crime campaign by screening the documentary To Light A Candle tomorrow at 7.30pm in the Salthill Hotel.

Pomp and circumstance, and one unmarked grave

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On June 12 1922 a very special ceremony took place at Windsor Castle, near London. Following the establishment of the Irish Free State the previous December, five Irish regiments, including the Connaught Rangers, the Royal Irish, the Leinsters, the Munsters, and the Dublin Fusiliers, which had served the British army with exceptional valour at times, were disbanded. It was a day of special significance for both the participants and onlookers.

Ballina Chamber is working hard for exporters

Ballina Chamber of Commerce is a key resource for local companies seeking to trade internationally or expand their operations overseas. The chamber is licensed to authorise official international trade documentation for foreign destinations that include Iran, Kazakhstan, Russian Federation, Botswana, and Ukraine.

Shappi Khorsandi - laughing at an unconventional life

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THE DAUGHTER of an exiled writer and comic from Iran, Shappi Khorsandi’s upbringing was in no way conventional, but what a story, and what comedy, she makes from it all.

World Cup moneyback bonanza with Tom Dempsey Flooring

Tom Dempsey Flooring, Oranmore, is offering a unique moneyback offer for flooring products purchased during the World Cup.

International bestseller novelist dies in Lecanvey

Internationally acclaimed novelist Marsha Mehran has been found dead in an apartment in Lecanvey.

Robert Newman @ Róisín Dubh

COMEDIAN AND author Robert Newman hits town this Saturday at the Róisín Dubh, as part of the Cúirt festival, for two shows - one a reading from his new novel, the other his latest stand -up show.

Argo well worth seeing

ARGO is in the news this week after scooping the Best Film BAFTA and will probably have greater glory next week in LA. Directed by and starring Ben Affleck he pulls off a comical and brilliant performance.

Out On Film @ Galway Film Fleadh

A LANDMARK depiction of the gay community in the 1970s; the life of gay Muslims in Iran; and a new film by actor/director Patrick Wang; will be shown in the Out On Film strand at the Galway Film Fleadh.

 

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