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Solar power — Louisburgh's Mike McCormack wins International Dublin Literary Award

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Louisburgh-native author Mick McCormack has won the 2018 International Dublin Literary Award for his novel hugely acclaimed novel Solar Bones, published by independent Irish publisher Tramp Press.

‘Ulysses is a big, democratic book... and Joyce has a tonic sense of humour’

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This Saturday, June 16, is Bloomsday and the Town Hall Theatre marks the occasion with a superb exhibition, Nighttown, featuring Joyce-inspired prints and drawings by Charles Cullen, which runs until the end of July.

'Ulysses is a big, democratic book...and Joyce has a tonic sense of humour'

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This Saturday, June 16, is Bloomsday and the Town Hall Theatre marks the occasion with a superb exhibition, Nighttown, featuring Joyce-inspired prints and drawings by Charles Cullen, which runs until the end of July.

The life and times of Scaramouche Jones

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SCARAMOUCHE IS an arrogant, but cowardly and unreliable, figure in traditional Italian comedy. He was also name-checked in 'Bohemian Rhapsody', with Freddie Mercury asking him to "do the fandango", but what does he have to say for himself?

Substantial, A-rated, family home in quiet cul de sac

Sherry FitzGerald brings to the market No 16 Cnoc na Ri for sale by private treaty. This is a new and substantial semidetached family home located in a new development of only 16 houses and finished in 2017. The house is situated in a quiet cul de sac to the rear of the development, off the main road, overlooking a central green and not overlooked to the rear. Cnoc na Ri was built by King Construction in 2016/2017 and provides high quality modern A-rated homes.

Book launches at next Over The Edge Writers’ Gathering

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FOUR NEW books will be launched at the next Over The Edge Writers’ Gathering - poetry collections by Stephanie Conn, Robyn Rowland, and Kate Ennals, and a new short story collection from Rosemary Jenkinson.

Grealish says figures prove case for minor injuries unit at Merlin Park Hospital

People with a minor injury now face an average wait of five and a half hours from the time they are first registered to when they are discharged from the Emergency Department at University Hospital Galway.

Poetry in the Park launches new book

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Poetry in the Park’s fourth book of poems - Collection No 4: Poetry in the Park - will launch this Sunday, May 6, at 2pm in the Athlone Castle as part of the RTE All Ireland Drama Festival fringe events.

Tenth Anniversary of Darkness into Light

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The morality of the end of the world

In his instruction to his new translation of the New Testament, the Greek Orthodox theologian, David Bentley Hart, says in the course of translating, he was struck forcefully with “a new sense of the utter strangeness of the Christian vision of life in its first dawning, by which I mean its strangeness in respect to the Christianity of later centuries. When one truly ventures into the world of the first Christians, one enters a company of radicals”. As critic, novelist and playwright Terry Eagleton argues in his challenging new book, Radical Sacrifice, quoting the Marxist philosopher, Ernst Bloch, from his great book, The Principle of Hope, “The morality of Jesus is the morality of the end of the world.”

 

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