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THE POET Annemarie Ní Churreáin, along with Maurice Devitt and Amy Barrett, will read from her work at the Over The Edge: Open Reading in the Galway City Library on Thursday November 22 at 6.30pm.
BALLINASLOE-BASED author Nuala O’Connor has been shortlisted for the Writing.ie Short Story of the Year, at the An Post Irish Book Awards, for her story ‘Gooseen’, inspired by Nora Barnacle, the Galway-born wife of James Joyce.
The November ‘Over The Edge: Open Reading’ takes place in Galway City Library on Thursday November 22, from 6.30 to 8pm.
Galway International Arts Festival (GIAF) has announced the programme for its new Winter First Thought Talks discussion series, which will take place at NUI Galway later this month.
In the course of a long, varied, career Bibi Baskin has been a schoolteacher, a journalist, a ratings-topping broadcaster, a hotelier, and motivational speaker, and her life’s journey has taken her from her native Ardara, in Donegal, to Kerala, in India. On Sunday November 17, she will be coming to Galway, along with writer Gerard Beirne, to present Suaimhneas, ‘a day of words and wellness’ at the Maldron Hotel in which Bibi will share the wisdom and insights she has accrued through her eventful and remarkable life.
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An honest and compelling account of embracing farm life, ‘The Cow Book’ by John Connell has become one of the most remarkable memoirs to come out of Ireland this year. As part the Burren Winterage Weekend, John Connell will read from his book tomorrow Friday October 26 between 3 and 4 pm at Gort Library. This event is supported by the Healthy Ireland at your Library initiative.
On Saturday November 10, the eve of the centenary of the armistice which ended WWI, Galway City Museum will host a special lecture on The Great War of 1914 to 1918.
INDEPENDENT SENATOR Lynn Ruane and the Irish Examiner's Michael Clifford, will be reading at the next Over The Edge: Open Reading at the Galway City Library.
THE PROBLEM some people have with Danny Morrison’s novels is that, throughout them, he commits the heinous crime of knowing what he’s talking about. Had he been a US soldier returned from Vietnam, Iraq, or Afghanistan, it would be perfectly acceptable for him to write about his war.