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Tóraíocht an Yummy Mummy - An Taibhdhearc panto

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EGYPT. 1928. Stanley and Oliver are searching for the rumoured tomb of the famous female Pharaoh Hatchetsoup. There have been many expeditions before, but none have been successful.

The unhinged poetry of Ken Bruen

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KEN BRUEN'S writing is like Charles Bukowski’s in that people tend to either love it, or be allergic to it. No one pretends to like Bruen’s writing in the way they do, say, the poetry of Ocean Vuong or Doireann Ní Gríofa because, to paraphrase WH Auden, they think it is the correct opinion to have for the time of year.

Patrick Bergin to launch Galway Sessions Festival 2018

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ANDY IRVINE, John and Pip Murphy, and the actor Patrick Bergin, are heading west for the 2018 Galway Sessions Festival, the city's annual celebration of traditional, folk, and roots music.

'I’ve always tried to encourage new writing in Irish'

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For the past four years Anne McCabe has enjoyed a fruitful tenure as artistic director of An Taibhdhearc but that reign has come to a surprise ending following the theatre board’s decision to abolish the position.

'My writing background is not Joyce or Yeats but the Americans'

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The Ghosts Of Galway, Ken Bruen’s 13th Jack Taylor novel, has just been published and to mark its arrival Bruen met me in the Hotel Meyrick last Monday to range widely over his eventful life and acclaimed work.

Wild Fire Nights - Galway film gets set to hit the screens

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WILD FIRE Nights, a new short film shot in Galway city and county is in post-production and is due to hit festival screens this summer. It is also the directorial debut of Moycullen actor Emma Eliza Regan, who also wrote the film, and plays its lead character Lila.

AIB backs successful Galway-made International TV series with €3.5m loan

AIB Corporate Banking has announced that it provided €3.5 million in funding for a new season of the internationally acclaimed TV series Jack Taylor which is now running on the new TV channel be3.

New Jack Taylor series begins this weekend

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JACK TAYLOR, the hit TV series made in Galway and inspired by the novels of award winning Galway author Ken Bruen, begins its new season on the new Irish TV channel be3 - formerly UTV Ireland - this Saturday at 9pm.

Galway film wins Best Short Film Award in London

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ADULTING, THE County Galway made short film, written and co-directed by Connemara's Linda Bhreathnach, has won the Best Short Film Award from Irish Film London. The award was presented at a ceremony in the Irish Embassy in London on Monday.

Ken Bruen's 'brilliant...surreal' take on Galway

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IN THE pristine minds of the inoffensive middleweights who like to think they dominate Irish literary culture post-Heaney, Ken Bruen is problematic. He writes novels people they describe as ‘ordinary’ like to read, with no higher aim in their devastatingly average minds than pure pleasure.

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