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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.

Mike McCormack wins International Dublin Literary Award

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GALWAY BASED 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.

'The sea is huge for me'

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MARINA, THE fine debut novel by Galway writer Aoibheann McCann which is published by Wordsonthestreet, will be launched in the Town Hall Theatre by the actor Little John Nee, on Thursday April 19 at 6pm.

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Hurler Joe Connolly to get Alumni award from NUI Galway

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Joe Connolly, who captained Galway to a memorable All-Ireland hurling victory in 1980; former Labour leader Pat Rabbitte, and Tramp Press co-founder Lisa Coen, are among this year's NUI Galway Alumni Award Winners.

Remembering those who never came home

In the midst of that wonderful book Solar Bones written by Mayo author Mike McCormack, there is an intensely moving passage which encapsulates the atmosphere of a house after its children have grown and left. It is as if the soul of the house has been hoovered out and what is left is a void within a space made for many, but now occupied by just one or two. It is feeling that many of you have experienced as your own children have grown up and left, the end of a slow metamorphosis of your home becoming just a house again, its four walls no substitute for the noise, the bustle, the drama.

Wild Atlantic Words rolls back into Castlebar

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Three new book launches, panel discussions, creative workshops, poetry and fiction will be central to a jam packed Wild Atlantic Words Literary festival which runs from this Wednesday, October 4 to Sunday, October 8 in Castlebar.  And the programme has something for every taste — children's events, young people's writing, history debates, sporting memoirs, culinary arts, hometown reminiscences.

Ten years of shorelines in Portumna

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Portumna celebrates the 10th Shorelines Arts Festival from September 14 to 17 with an exciting programme of events.

INISH: Island Conversations Festival

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"ONE OF the most innovative, original, and downright entertaining events I'd been to in a long time," was how writer Kevin Barry described the INISH: Island Conversations Festival, which returns next month.

‘There is exceptional writing out there by women that needs to be supported’

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They have published three of the most talked about, and critically acclaimed, Irish novels of recent years - including the award winning Solar Bones by Mayo born, Galway based author Mike McCormack - but for Tramp Press’s Sarah Davis-Goff and Lisa Coen, there is still a lot to be done, and many attitudes still to be changed.

 

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