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'Literature did count for something and the authorities could be frightened of it'

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Declan Kiberd has long been one of our most lively and illuminating literary critics and next week, at the Cúirt International Festival of Literature, he will discuss his latest book, After Ireland.

Two stories on the ‘crime of being a woman’

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Week III

From Oranmore girl to Derry Girl

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Tonight, Channel 4 broadcasts the second episode of Lisa McGee’s sparky new comedy series, Derry Girls, about a group of teens coping with life, school, families, and the Troubles in Northern Ireland.

Michael Longley to read at Clifden Arts Festival

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MICHAEL LONGLEY, one of Northern Ireland’s foremost political poets, will read at the 40th Clifden Arts Festival, on a bill which also includes fellow poet Bernard O’ Donoghue, commonly referred to as the "nicest man in Oxford".

The poet who went mad on Inishboffin

In 1959 the poet Richard Murphy renovated the black-sailed Ave Maria, a traditional Galway hooker, which he used to ferry visitors to Inishboffin, and for a day’s fishing. Over the years the poet, the boat and the magnificent landscape attracted a flotsam and jetsam of humanity, many of a literary kind.

Paul Muldoon brings his Picnic to the Town Hall

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PAUL MULDOON, the Pulitzer Prize winning Irish poet and former Oxford professor of poetry, librettist for operas, and rock lyricist who has worked with The Handsome Family and Warren Zevon, is coming to Galway.

Album review: Radiohead

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OK COMPUTER was where Radiohead went from delivering era-defining music - The Bends - to creating an album for the ages; revealing themselves as the successors to Pink Floyd, and admitting, without saying it out loud, that they are a prog-rock band.

A Galway documentary on a controversial life and mind

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TOMMY TIERNAN and Mary Coughlan both feature in a new, Galway produced, documentary, Meetings With Ivor, about the life and work of leading Irish psychiatrist Ivor Browne, which will be screened at The Eye Cinema.

NUI Galway announce appointment of new Dean

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NUI Galway has announced the appointment of Professor Cathal O’Donoghue as the new Dean of Arts, Social Sciences and Celtic Studies.

NUI Galway announces appointment of new Dean

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NUI Galway has announced the appointment of Professor Cathal O’Donoghue as the new Dean of Arts, Social Sciences and Celtic Studies.

 

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