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‘Salty’ and ‘sustaining’ Cúirt programme unveiled at House Hotel

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“A great wave of salty, sustaining literary fare” was how guest speaker Vincent Woods vividly described the joys of Cúirt at the launch of this year’s programme, at the House Hotel on Tuesday evening. The venue was thronged as Galway’s readers and writers turned out in force for the occasion.

INISH: Island Conversations Festival

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"ONE OF the most innovative, original, and downright entertaining events I'd been to in a long time," was how writer Kevin Barry described the INISH: Island Conversations Festival, which returns next month.

Back West - debut album and Róisín Dubh gig

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BACK WEST - Galway brother and sister duo Maureen and Brendan Browne, Tyrone's virtuoso PJ McDonald, and Lord of the Dance's Peter Vickers - launch their debut album in the Róisín Dubh this weekend.

Exhibition Review: Placing the Word (Dolores Lyne and Margaret Irwin, Black Gate)

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PLACING THE Word, the art exhibition mounted as part of the Cúirt Festival programme, and featuring work by Galway artists Dolores Lyne and Margaret Irwin, continues at the Black Gate Cultural Centre, St Francis Street.

The Seven Last Words of Christ

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THE SEVEN Last Words of Christ, Haydn’s celebrated work, exploring Christ’s anguish on the cross, and more broadly, on suffering and the human condition, will be performed in Galway this month.

How to steal your friend’s girlfriend with a Thin Lizzy LP

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LITERATURE AND music have long had an intimate relationship, and the music of a word is often as important as its literal meaning. A new anthology - Fermata - Writings inspired by Music, showcases writing written in response to music.

Boffins head to ‘Bofin for Conversations Festival from this evening

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The Inish: Island Conversations festival will take place on Inishbofin from today, running over the weekend, will feature the best in literature, poetry, film and music. Now in its second year, the cultural festival will see world-class performers, writers and artists convene in this special, secluded place for performances, talks, and conversations.

NUI Galway public interview with Fr Peter McVerry

The second in the series of public interviews organised by the Centre for Irish Studies as part of its programme of commemoration of the 1916 Rising will feature Father Peter McVerry in conversation with Vincent Woods.

Galway to ask: How much of a Republic is Ireland?

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The 1916 Rising saw Ireland proclaimed a Republic from the steps of the GPO, it was declared a Republic again in 1919 at the start of the War of Independence, but was only recognised by Russia, before finally, in 1949, the Republic of Ireland came into being.

 

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