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Acclaimed short story writer Claire Keegan will read at Cúirt this Saturday alongside poet and author Ron Nash.
BOTH AS an individual and as a writer Ron Rash, who reads in Galway next month at the Cúirt International Festival of Literature, has been indelibly shaped by his southern Appalachian roots.
The Achill Heinrich Böll Association will present a reading by leading short story writer Claire Keegan at 8pm on Thursday September 27 at the Cyril Gray Memorial Hall, Dugort, Achill.
“Books are the quietest and most constant of friends; they are the most accessible and wisest of counsellors, and the most patient of teachers.”
Local author Dr Joe Ducke completed his collection of short stories in late 2008. Although Dr Ducke sadly passed away on January 3 this year, the official launch of his work, Tell Me Sweet Little Lies, is to go ahead next Sunday, February 1 in the Shamrock Lodge Hotel.
SLOWLY BUT surely the men and women e writings made Ireland one of the greater global cultural centres from the 1960s to the 1990s are gradually passing on.
The Kilkenny Arts Festival launched itself with a bang in Dublin on Monday morning, when a flashmob of 50 dancers surprised commuters in Connolly’s Station, Amiens Street in the city centre.
“I declare after all there is no enjoyment like reading!” said the author Jane Austen. “When I have a house of my own, I shall be miserable if I have not an excellent library.”