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Major two-day conference on Brexit and the future of British-Irish relations

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A high level conference on ‘Brexit and the Future of British-Irish Relations’ with leading figures in politics, business, journalism and academia will take place at NUI Galway on Thursday, 28 February and Friday, March 1. The event has been co-organised by the University’s Moore Institute, the Keough-Naughton Institute for Irish Studies at the University of Notre Dame, and the Mitchell Institute at Queen’s University Belfast.

Celebrating 60 years of MINI with very special edition launch

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On 26 August 1959, British Motor Corporation (BMC) proudly revealed a car that was to capture the imagination of the world and revolutionised the compact car segment.

Mini celebrates sixty years with a special edition

On August 26, 1959, the British Motor Corporation revealed a car that was to capture the imagination of the world and revolutionised the compact car segment.

'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.

 

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