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Has Jack Taylor met his match?

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JACK TAYLOR was always a man with few close friends. These days he has none. Stewart is dead and Ban Garda Ridge has had enough of him, but the whiff of sulphur around this former guard turned vigilante for hire, is always enough to lure people to him.

‘I wanted something like an Irish version of Dante’s Inferno’

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Dark and audacious, Fisherman’s Blues, the rambunctious new novel from playwright, novelist, and screenwriter Mick Donnellan covers a myriad of genres from crime noir to comedy with an odd bit of religion for good measure.

Connemara’s Answer To Ken Bruen

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THESE DAYS, if an aspiring author is a good editor of his/her own work, and has a talent for self-promotion, it is possible to flog as many copies of a self-published effort – with a little help from Amazon – as the average first book of literary fiction from a mainstream publisher would sell the traditional way.

Noir By Noirwest - dark fiction from Irish writers

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FROM CRIME on Galway city streets to violence in trenches of WWI, the dark side of human nature is explored by 30 Galway writers in a major new short story collection.

Anne McCabe says ‘Fáilte isteach’ to An Taibhdhearc

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A NEW era at An Taibhdhearc was formally unveiled at a reception on Monday, ushering in new artistic director, Anne McCabe, and disclosing details of this year's programme.

Ken Bruen wins a ‘Stanny’

KEN BRUEN, the acclaimed and award winning Galway crime-fiction writer has won the Best Crime Novel 2013 title in the annual Stannies list.

Dragon Tattoo star to feature in Ken Bruen TV series

Michael Nyqvist, the Swedish actor who played Stieg Larsson’s journalist/detective Mikael Blomkvist in the Millennium Trilogy film adaptations, is to star in a new TV series created by Ken Bruen.

Celebrating Adrian Frazier

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WATCHING MY Hands At Work, an anthology of poetry, fiction, drama, and essays honouring NUI Galway’s Prof Adrian Frazier is to be launched.

‘My imagination is Galway-shaped’

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IN BALLINASLOE train station two men sit and wait. One is Jude, a London-Irishman who has been involved in wild adventures and outrageous scrapes. Beside him sits a man who may well be his match.

Do mention the war

AS WELL as being a poet of note, Kevin Higgins is also a perceptive, cutting, witty, and rather wise critic, and a new book collects some of the best of his reviews and essays.

 

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