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IRELAND'S GREATEST jazz singer Mary Coughlan, and veteran activist and writer Margaretta D'Arcy, will celebrate the life of Republican socialist, and patriot James Connolly in a major event for Galway Culture Night 2016.
ONE OF the most popular events at this year’s Cúirt International Literature Festival was the appearance by Galway poet Rita Ann Higgins, at which she read from her terrific new collection, Tongulish, which has just been published by Bloodaxe.
POETRY IS one of humanity's oldest forms of artistic and personal expression, found across all eras, languages, and cultures. Today is Poetry Day and Galway will mark the venerable form with a number of events.
LANGUAGE IS sometimes called a tongue, and language can impress, inspire, taunt, hurt, and frighten. Given the latter power, Galway poet Rita Ann Higgins has coined a new word, 'Tongulish'.
IT MAY have been a miserable raiany evening, but that did nothing to deter or dampen the spirits of the many Cúirt enthusiasts who thronged the House Hotel on Tuesday evening for the programme launch of this year’s festival.