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EM Reapy to read at Over The Edge

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EM REAPY, whose debut novel Red Dirt was awarded the 2017 Rooney Prize for Irish Literature, will read at the next Over The Edge Writers Gathering in the Galway City Museum.

‘Oh what a happy world it might be with you back and the war at an end’

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Week V

Where is Happy book launch at AIT

Lou Lou Rose will be launching their new book, Where is Happy, published by Lilliput Press on Saturday June 24 from 2pm to 5pm in the Social Hub in Athlone Institute of Technology.

Feeding children during the Great Famine

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Week III

The beginning of the black bread ‘war’

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Week II

A stranger among the poor

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During her first visit to Ireland while walking the road from Oranmore to Loughrea, Aesnath Nicholson, a lone witness to the growing desperation of the poor as successive years of the Great Famine took its frightening toll, stopped to rest her blistered feet. She leant against a wall and thought about the advice her friends had given her in America. They told her the trip was reckless and she would damage her health. Yet even at that moment she asked herself: Would she rather be back in her parlour in New York?

The priest who celebrated his own funeral Mass

Week III

A portrait of a lady

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Week II

Riding side-saddle, and other French tales

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I do not know the statistics, but I feel sure that the greatest number of our continental visitors come from France. During the summer you hear and see a lot of French people clutching maps of our small city, wandering about in groups; or lines of young students talking and gesturing happily among themselves, not paying the least attention to their guide. The French are not operatic like the Italians. They share beautiful sounding words; but the face is serious. I feel there is something of Old Europe in the French language.

Michel Déon - Galway’s adopted Frenchman

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IN THE late sixties, when a French author and revered member of the Academie Francaise, Michel Déon, came to County Galway with his wife Chantal, he probably had no idea he would spend the remainder of his life - spanning almost a half of a century - here, and that Galway was where he would pass away.

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