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A game show host and an internet sensation with Roscommon roots!

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Later this month Roscommon Arts Centre brings two cabaret-style shows to the stage from two Roscommon natives who are making names for themselves in their chosen professions.

Goldsmith International Literary Festival returns for 32nd year

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The 32nd Goldsmith International Literary Festival, the third longest-running festival of its type, will take place as usual over the June bank holiday. Founded 32 years ago to celebrate the literary genius of Oliver Goldsmith and to promote Goldsmith Country as a tourist attraction, it has over the years explored many aspects of Goldsmith’s life and work. A huge variety of renowned critics, politicians, poets, commentators, and academics have by turns stimulated, informed, and amused audiences over the past three decades

Goldsmith International Literary Festival 2016 returns for 32nd year

The 32nd Goldsmith International Literary Festival was launched last Thursday evening at Ballymahon Community Library. The festival, which is the third longest-running festival of its type, will take place as usual over the June bank holiday. Founded 32 years ago to celebrate the literary genius of Oliver Goldsmith and to promote Goldsmith Country as a tourist attraction, it has over the years explored many aspects of Goldsmith’s life and work. A huge variety of renowned critics, politicians, poets, commentators, and academics have by turns stimulated, informed, and amused audiences over the past three decades

Paul McVeigh to read at Over The Edge

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AWARD WINNING Belfast short story writer, Paul McVeigh will be the main reader at the next Over The Edge: Open Reading in the Galway City Library on Thursday May 26 at 6.30pm.

Jane Clarke to read at Over The Edge

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THE POET Jane Clarke, winner of the 2014 Listowel Writers' Week Poetry Collection Award and the 2014 Trocaire/Poetry Ireland Competition, will be reading at the Over The Edge: Open Reading on Thursday March 31 at 6.30pm.

Danny Morrison to read at Over The Edge

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DANNY MORRISON, the former national director of publicity for Sinn Féin, and now an acclaimed novelist and playwright, reads at the Over The Edge: Open Reading in the Galway City Library on Thursday February 25 at 6.30pm.

Galway hospital's poetry competition

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THE GALWAY University Hospitals Arts Trust is seeking entries again for annual poetry competition. Poems entered should be no more than 30 lines long and entries are being accepted up to Friday March 11.

Unique Lady Gregory portrait joins collection at NUI Galway

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William Butler Yeats, poet, playwright, politician, and Nobel prize-winner for literature, always looked west. Through rare books, art, music, drama, and film, the Yeats and the West exhibition at NUI Galway discovers what the west meant to him, and what this might mean for us. As part of this exhibition of original materials that are unique to the West of Ireland, NUI Galway has added a recently acquired portrait of Lady Gregory painted by the artist Gerald Festus Kelly in 1912.

Living Links provide inspiration for graphic design exhibition at Athlone Library

The Aidan Heavey Public Library, Athlone is delighted to play host to an exhibition of posters from undergraduate students of Graphic Design at AIT. The students’ brief was to create a campaign to build public awareness of the service provided by Midlands Living Links and to encourage those who may need help to make the call to (086) 1600641.

Poet Kim Moore to give public reading

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KIM MOORE, one of the leading new voices in British poetry, will read from her work at the Over The Edge: Open Reading in the Galway City Library on Thursday December 17 at 6.30pm.

 

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