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The Galway branch of the Dyslexia Association of Ireland runs literacy classes for children assessed as being dyslexic on Tuesday and Wednesday evening from 5pm to 7pm and on Saturday mornings from 10am to 12 noon in Tirellan Heights primary school. Specially trained teachers are available who teach the children in small groups. These classes were previously held at the Galway Educate Together school.
THE WRITERS Oisín Fagan, Dara Ó Foghlu, and Paul Denby will read at the next Over The Edge: Open Reading in Galway City Library on Thursday September 28, from 6.30pm to 8pm.
EILEEN BATTERSBY, the chief literary critic of The Irish Times will read at the next Over The Edge: Open Reading in the Galway City Library on Thursday May 25 at 6.30pm, along with Kathryn Guille and Chris Connolly.
WITH THE Galway Theatre Festival having wound down on Sunday, it was time for the Cúirt International Festival of Literature to take the baton in Galway’s annual cultural relay race.
Grainne Seoige will be running the kitchen when TV3's The Restaurant starts its new season at 9pm tonight (Thursday).
It’s World Book Day TODAY Thursday March 2 and the National Adult Literacy Agency is encouraging parents, grandparents or any carer of children to try to take 10 minutes a day to read to their child.
NEXT THURSDAY, March 9 at 6pm, the Galway City Library will host the launch of what is sure to be one of the best Irish novels of this year - Ithaca by Galway writer Alan McMonagle, and published by Picador.
The Mayo Healthy Reading Scheme was recently launched at Castlebar Library. This joint initiative by the HSE and Mayo County Council Library Services aims to promote the availability of a wide variety of self help books on a range of common psychological, emotional, and parenting issues. A total of 88 books are available free to all library members at the various library branches throughout the county. Topics covered include bereavement, depression, relationship problems, parenting issues, and self esteem. Some of the books available include Children and Bullying, Overcoming Depression, Overcoming Childhood Trauma, The Mindful Way Through Depression, and Parent Power. All of the books have been recommended by health professionals.
After the huge success of Coda at Castlebar Christ Church, Greenroom Bookings is bringing another exciting night of music with one of Ireland's most innovative and exciting bands in Kíla. This is sure to be one of the best nights of music that Castlebar has seen and heard in a long number of years. This amazing venue is without doubt the perfect setting for one of the nations greatest exports, with the high ceilings and beautiful decor it is a match made in heaven. The acoustics that come from this amazing church are like no other and the intimate setting of these gigs with the seating and band so close together makes for an amazing atmosphere.
WRITERS JAKI McCarrick, Ciaran Ferriter, and Paul Lewis, will read at the Over The Edge: Open Reading in the Galway City Library on Thursday February 23 at 6.30pm.