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Fintan O'Toole to begin GIAF winter talks

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FINTAN O'TOOLE of The Irish Times, City of Thorns author Ben Rawlence, and former Galway West TD, Máire Geoghegan-Quinn, are among the speakers for a new 'out of season' Galway International Arts Festival event.

Oireachtas Lifetime Achievement Award for pioneering Pádhraic Ó Ciardha

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An tOireachtas announced this week that the Oireachtas Lifetime Achievement Award will be presented to one of the leading figures in the Irish language broadcasting sector in the last twenty five years, Pádhraic Ó Ciardha.

The awaking of Augusta

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Isabella Augusta Persse (later Lady Gregory), grew up in Roxborough House, Co Galway, a large rambling estate house, with magnificent gardens, commanding some 18,000 acres over which her father Dudley Persse presided with almost feudal authority. His 13 children knew their wheel-chaired bound father as The Master.*

An evening of tales about the Tuatha De Danann

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AN EVENING of storytelling and trad music will take place in Charlie Byrne’s Bookshop when Diarmuid Johnson reads excerpts from his new book, Tuatha De Danann, accompanied by Donegal fiddle player Bríd Harper.

Yeats inspired music and installation for Culture Night

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A NEW work by the Irish sound artist and composer, Francis Heery, commissioned by the Galway County Council, will be performed in Yeats' Castle, Thoor Ballylee, Gort, on Friday September 21 for Culture Night.

Julian Gough and connections, connections

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THE PHYSICAL presence and classy design of Julian Gough’s new novel, Connect, really does debunk the classic cliché of 'You can’t judge a book by its cover'.

Kildare society wins top award at All Ireland Drama Festival

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The Prosperous Dramatic Society from Kildare were crowned RTÉ All Ireland Drama champions at the gala awards ceremony in the Radisson Blu Hotel on Saturday, May 12.

'Coming from an Indian background, it was easy for me to relate to Irish poets'

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THE AWARD-winning Anglo-Indian poet, Daljit Nagra, whose ebullient, sharp-witted poems have made him one of Britain’s most popular and acclaimed poets, reads from his work at the Town Hall Theatre this Saturday, as part of Cúirt.

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Volunteers sought for Cúirt Literature Festival

People who are "passionate about the arts" and interested in working at a major cultural event, are being encouraged to volunteer at the Cúirt International Festival of Literature.

 

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