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The long and the short of the short story

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Acclaimed short story writer Claire Keegan will read at Cúirt this Saturday alongside poet and author Ron Nash.

‘By writing about a particular place you find the universal’

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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.

Reading in Achill by short story writer

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.

Book ideas for Christmas

“Books are the quietest and most constant of friends; they are the most accessible and wisest of counsellors, and the most patient of teachers.”

John Spillane to launch the late Joe Ducke’s last book

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.

Literary dolmens

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.

Flashing Kilkenny to the Dublin mob

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.

101 good ideas from Des

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“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.”

 

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