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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.

Ó Loch Con Aortha go Bostún

Bhí an scannán faisnéise In the Shadow of the Glen – Anseo i Lár an Ghleanna, ar cheann den dá scannán de chuid TG4 a léiríodh ag Féile Scannánaíochta na hÉireann i mBostún le déanaí. Arna stiúradh agus arna léiriú ag Seán Ó Cualáin, insítear an riocht ina bhfuil baile Loch Con Aortha i gConamara agus bliain de shaol phobal na háite sin in iarthar na hÉireann á chur i láthair. Arna thuiscint dóibh go bhfuil an tseansibhialtacht Ghaelach lena mbainidís imithe i léig, féachann na daoine le saíocht an phobail a chaomhnú nuair a thuigtear dóibh go mb’fhéidir go n-éireodh leo oidhreacht an bhaile a shábháil, fiú mura n-éiríonn leo an baile féin a thabhairt slán. Tá Anseo i Lár an Ghleanna le feiceáil anois ar Sheinnteoir TG4.

Daughter Of The Dagda

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DAUGHTER OF The Dagda, a multimedia exhibition exploring the female and the feminine in Irish mythology and iconography, is currently running in the foyer of the Arts Millenium Building at NUI Galway.

Theatre 2018 coming attractions

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As 2017 draws to a close, thoughts turn to the New Year and Galway theatre goers have much to look forward to from both home-based and visiting companies and theatre-makers.

Award winning writers announced to read at Cúirt

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Winter’s Bone author and acclaimed American ‘country noir’ novelist, Daniel Woodrell; Pulitzer Prize-Winning American poet, Jorie Graham; and award winning Irish author Bernard MacLaverty, will all read at next year's Cúirt festival.

Pádraic Ó Conaire: man and monument

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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.

Ó Cuív brands Tenant Purchase Scheme a ‘total failure’

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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.

A new look at Joyce's female Dubliners

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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'.

Ó Cuív brands tenant purchase scheme a total failure

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.

 

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