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Brian Leyden to give a reading as part of Westport Arts Festival

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The Westport Civic Trust has long contributed to the town's Arts Festival, and this year is proud to announce that Brian Leyden, the noted novelist, short story writer, memoirist, playwright, screenwriter, librettist and editor will give a reading of some of his works. This will be at The Creel, on the Quay in Westport on Thursday, September 29 at 8pm.

‘Coming in from the cold’ at UCG

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Even the master of intrigue himself, John le Carré, would have been mystified at the bizarre challenges the late Labhrás Ó Nualláin was presented with when he applied for a lectureship in economics, commerce and accountancy (through Irish) at University College Galway in 1953.

Síoga i gCeardlann an Spidéil

Tá feachtas Nollaig álainn, Doirse na Sióga, tosaithe ag Ceardlann An Spidéil agus iad ag tabhairt cuiridh do chuairteoir páirt a ghlacadh sa spraoi trí iarracht a dhéanamh teacht ar na trí dhoras shiógacha atá i bhfolach sna siopaí i gCeardlann an Spidéil. Nuair a bhíonn na doirse aimsithe acu ní mór dóibh marc a chur leis an doras ar an mapa taisce agus ansin do mhapa a thabhairt chuig caifé agus bácús an Bhuilín Blasta. Tabharfaidh siadsan lipéad méine agus seacláid the in aisce duit. Ansin nuair atá do mhian scríofa agat, croch ar an gcrann méine é do na sióga. Aimseoidh na sióga é i gcaitheamh na hoíche agus gheobhaidh tú breith do bhéil féin.

New book examines 1916's impact on the arts

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THE SIGNIFICANCE, impact, and wider resonances of the 1916 Rising on Irish literature, culture, and society are explored in a new book, co-editied by Galway academic Seán Crosson.

Knights of Columbanus Athlone raise €7,500 for worthy causes

The Knights of Columbanus in Athlone have raised more than €35,000 for Fr PJ Hughes’ Building projects in Equador, one of the most disadvantaged countries in the world.

Five-star meat at Heaney Meats Factory Shop

The Heaney family’s association with master butchery stretches back more than 300 years. Heaney Meats produces only the highest quality meat which has now become synonymous with the Heaney name.

Vamp fest to close Neil Jordan season at Ballina Film Club

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There is still time to catch some of the brilliance of Neil Jordan at Ballina Arts Centre as a film season dedicated to the famous screen writer and film director continues for two more nights, on August 4 and 5.

Lots to do and see at Coole in August

Guided heritage walks and fun art and heritage activities for children are among the free events taking place in Coole this August.

John Banville to open Lady Gregory/Yeats Autumn Gathering

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Described as “one of the most imaginative literary novelists writing in the English language today,” John Banville will open The Lady Gregory - Yeats Autumn Gathering in September.

An Evening with Colm Tóibín

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COLM TÓIBÍN, one of Ireland's most acclaimed and prolific writers, will read from his work at the Town Hall Theatre on Thursday June 25 at 8pm.

 

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