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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.

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.

'Coming from an Indian background, it was easy for me to relate to Irish poets'

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THE AWARD-winning Anglo-Indian poet, Daljit Nagra, whose ebullient, sharp-witted poems have made him one of Britain’s most popular and acclaimed poets, reads from his work at the Town Hall Theatre this Saturday, as part of Cúirt.

Arrival on Irish poetry scene of true original

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RACHEL COVENTRY was born in Scotland to an Irish mother, spent her teenage years in Galway attending the Mercy secondary school, and lived for most of the 1990s in north London.

Songwriters to explain the art of writing lyrics at Cúirt

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ARE MUSIC and literature separate art forms? Iron Maiden have drawn inspiration from Tennyson, Coleridge, and Robert Burns for their songs; Leonard Cohen was a poet as well as a songwriter, and novelist Polly Samson has written lyrics for David Gilmour and Pink Floyd.

The nicest narcissi

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March is the month when daffodils really come into their own and look wonderful planted en masse, especially around the base of mature trees. You can extend the daffodil season, however, by introducing different varieties so as to enjoy golden yellow or white blooms from February right through to April.

Award winning writers announced to read at Cúirt

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Winter’s Bone author and acclaimed American ‘country noir’ novelist, Daniel Woodrell; Pulitzer Prize-Winning American poet, Jorie Graham; and award winning Irish author Bernard MacLaverty, will all read at next year's Cúirt festival.

A different view on the odes of John Keats

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THE POETRY of John Keats is often discussed in terms of the poet's appreciation of beauty and sensuousness, but a new book by a Galway academic argues there is more to the man's work than that.

Get started on Christmas dinner with Heaney Meats

With Christmas just around the corner what better way to prepare than to start paying for your Christmas dinner now.

'My writing background is not Joyce or Yeats but the Americans'

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The Ghosts Of Galway, Ken Bruen’s 13th Jack Taylor novel, has just been published and to mark its arrival Bruen met me in the Hotel Meyrick last Monday to range widely over his eventful life and acclaimed work.

 

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