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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

Far From Literature We Were Reared

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FAR FROM Literature We Were Reared the annual hooley of prose, poetry, music, and craic by Galway writers and performers, returns to the Róisín Dubh this Sunday at 8pm.

Launch of ROPES Literary Journal today

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Ropes 2015, a literary journal published by the MA in Literature and Publishing at NUI Galway, will be launched during this year’s Cúirt Festival.

Leading poets to read at Cúirt

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THE CÚIRT International Festival of Literature began life 30 years ago as a festival dedicated exclusively to poetry. Its remit is wider today, but poetry remains a key factor.

Over The Edge Poetry Book Showcase

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LOUIS DEPAOR, Sarah Clancy, and Gerry Hanberry take part in the Over The Edge Poetry Book Showcase at Charlie Byrne’s, on Friday February 13 from 6.30pm.

Irish Water ‘application packs’ to be burned at Galway protest

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Irish Water ‘application packs’ will be burned as part of an anti-water charges protest in Galway this weekend, which could see thousands of people take to streets as momentum against the unpopular tax grows.

New poetry collection from Sarah Clancy

A new collection of poetry, entitled The Truth & Other Stories, by Sarah Clancy, will be launched at the Galway Arts Centre, Dominick Street, on Saturday (3pm).

Sarah Clancy - Galway’s wandering minstrel

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FOR THOSE who have seen Sarah Clancy recite her poetry, the title of her latest collection, The Truth & Other Stories, published by Salmon, will come as no surprise.

Cúirt launch for The Galway Review 2

The Galway Review 2, an anthology featuring an array of Galway writers, will be officially launched as part of the Cúirt festival.

James Michael Curley’s Last Hurrah

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Despite all his bravura and political showmanship, his coarse humour,* a great fixer, a downright trickster and grafter, yet with a genuine kindness that endeared him to vast swathes of Boston voters, James Michael Curley’s personal life was unusually tragic. Following the death of his first wife ‘ Mae’ (nee Herlihy), he remarried a widow, Gertrude Dennis with two sons. This was on the last day of his term as Governor of Massachusetts, January 7 1937, “ to give her at least one day as first lady of the Commonwealth.” Between his two wives he had nine children; but incredibly seven of them predeceased him.

 

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