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Poetry, music, sadness, and stories — funeral for golfing great mirrored his life

Galway bade farewell to its favourite golfing son Christy O’Connor jnr this week when thousands of mourners paid their last respects to this iconic sporting hero.

Five-star meat at Heaney Meats Factory Shop

The Heaney family’s association with master butchery stretches back more than 300 years. Heaney Meats produces only the highest quality meat which has now become synonymous with the Heaney name.

The big open mic for 2015

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DO YOU write stories or poems? Are you working on a novel? Would you like to take a chance to show them off and read a piece from your work in front of an audience? If the answer is yes, then read on.

Walks and readings at Coole this month

There will be a variety of free events in Coole throughout July. 

John Banville to open Lady Gregory/Yeats Autumn Gathering

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Described as “one of the most imaginative literary novelists writing in the English language today,” John Banville will open The Lady Gregory - Yeats Autumn Gathering in September.

Free family Haiku workshops

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FREE WORKSHOPS in the Japanese poetry form of Haiku will be hosted by the Baboró International Arts Festival for Children, this Saturday, June 13th in the Galway 2020 Hub in The Cornstore, Middle Street.

Ballylee - ‘To go elsewhere is to leave beauty behind’

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In 1960 Mary Hanley forced open the wedged shut door of the cottage at Thoor Ballylee. She walked into the large damp room. For 12 productive and happy summers, the cottage and its adjoining Norman tower had been the home of WB Yeats , his wife George Hyde Lees, and their two children Anne and Michael. Now, however, the floor was covered with manure. For years it had been used as a cow barn. Pulling aside stones that had blocked exits to keep the cattle enclosed, Mary walked into the dining room, with its magnificent enlarged window overlooking the Streamstown river as it races under the four-arched bridge.

Rooftop auction for WB Yeats tower this Sunday

A 40 per cent cut in funding for the arts has meant that a local committee in Galway is having to go it alone to restore WB Yeats’ former home of Thoor Ballylee. The Yeats Thoor Ballylee Development committee will hold a fundraising evening at the tower this Sunday, May 31.

Public talk on Yeats' The Wild Swans at Coole

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WB YEATS The Wild Swans at Coole, published in 1917 and again, in an expanded edition in 1919, is one of his finest collections, containing such enduring works as the title poem, 'An Irish Airman Foresees His Death', 'The Phases of the Moon', and 'Ego Dominus Tuus'.

At Home With Yeats in Thoor Ballylee

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GALWAY POETS and musicians will gather in Thoor Ballylee in south Galway, the one-time home of WB Yeats, for an evening of poetry, song, and story when The Yeats Thoor Ballylee Society presents At Home With Yeats, on Poetry Ireland Day this eveing at 8pm

 

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