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My advice for Ken Bruen

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A RECENT article in the Galway Advertiser noted: "Ken Bruen has been weirdly neglected by Galway’s cultural establishment, having never been invited to read at Cúirt or the Galway International Arts Festival, or received any other official recognition.”

'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.

Proust Questionnaire

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What is your idea of perfect happiness?

Crime fiction @ the Fringe

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MONDAYS ARE Murder, an afternoon of noir and crime fiction, featuring Galway based writers Séamus Scanlon, Aoibheann McCann, Órfhlaith Foyle, and Kernan Andrews, takes place as part of the Galway Fringe Festival.

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.

How to steal your friend’s girlfriend with a Thin Lizzy LP

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LITERATURE AND music have long had an intimate relationship, and the music of a word is often as important as its literal meaning. A new anthology - Fermata - Writings inspired by Music, showcases writing written in response to music.

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.

Ken Bruen wins major US cultural award

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Ken Bruen, the award winning and critically acclaimed Galway crime writer has won the IBAM! Award to Literature, an award whose previous recipients include Maeve Binchy and Frank McCourt.

Time to bring culture gong home for the west

Tomorrow five weeks, on July 15, at around ten past one, when you’re about to take the first bite of your lunchtime sandwich, with the radio on, we might might rue the fact we didn’t do more, that we didn’t try harder. Because at that moment, at that time, it will be too late to make a difference. At that time, the winner of the European Capital of Culture title for 2020 will have been announced. And in two centres, there will be crying, beating of breasts and gnashing of teeth. And in one city, there will be gnashing of breasts and beating of teeth.

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