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On October 6 1928, writer, journalist, teacher, and raconteur Pádraic Ó Conaire died in tragic poverty in Richmond Hospital, Dublin, at the age of 46. Since the turn of the century he had established himself as one of the leading lights of the Gaelic Revival, an innovative writer who pioneered the short story in Irish.
A “total failure” is how one Galway TD has described the Government’s tenant purchase scheme, which has seen only 11 houses sold in the State under its terms, with no houses sold in County Galway, while in Mayo, only one home was transferred into the tenant’s ownership.
DUBLINER'S WOMEN is a stage adaptation of James Joyce's famous short story collection, but with the emphasis is on the often overlooked female characters from 'The Boarding House', 'Clay', and 'Eveline' - for once Dubliners is about far more than just 'The Dead'.
Fianna Fáil for Galway West Éamon Ó Cuív says the tenant purchase scheme introduced in 2016 by the last Fine Gael led Government has been a total failure.
GRAHAM LINEHAN, the co-creator of Father Ted and Black Books, and the creator of The IT Crowd, will give a public interview at the FÍS TV Summit in Galway next week.
THE OPENING paragraph of Colm Tóibín’s new novel House Of Names is a surprise: “I have been acquainted with the smell of death...So much has slipped away, but the smell of death lingers. Maybe the smell has entered my body and been welcomed there like an old friend come to visit. The smell of fear and panic."
Athlone poet Jackie Gorman has won the 2017 Listowel Writers Week Single Poem Award.
FAR FROM Literature We Were Reared, the night showcasing prose, poetry, spoken word, music, and comedy from local writers and performers, returns to the Róisín Dubh this weekend as part of the Cúirt literary festival.