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Town Hall coming attractions 2015

THE TOWN Hall Theatre has just unveiled details of its programme for the first few months of 2015 and there is no shortage of exciting theatre shows to look forward to, from both local and visiting companies.

‘I wanted something like an Irish version of Dante’s Inferno’

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Dark and audacious, Fisherman’s Blues, the rambunctious new novel from playwright, novelist, and screenwriter Mick Donnellan covers a myriad of genres from crime noir to comedy with an odd bit of religion for good measure.

When Ireland voted against black babies

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OONA FRAWLEY was provoked to write her debut novel, Flight, by the atmosphere surrounding the Citizenship Referendum in 2004, which removed from Irish-born children of asylum seekers the automatic right to citizenship.

Over The Edge Writers’ Gathering

THREE POETS, a fiction writer, and a celebration of the poems of by the late Tom Duddy, will make up the May Over The Edge Writers’ Gathering.

Deadline approaches for Cúirt New Writing Prize

THE DEADLINE for submissions to the Cúirt New Writing Prize, open to poets and fiction writers, is January 30 at 5pm.

Cúirt New Writing Prize 2014

The Cúirt New Writing Prize 2014 is open for submissions in poetry and fiction from Thursday November 28.

Men of absolutely no importance

ALAN MCMONAGLE spectacularly succeeds where most short story writers fail: he creates characters who, however unlikely the scenario may initially appear, by the end of the first page he has the reader convinced such people definitely exist and should, for the most part, be avoided at all costs.

‘A situation only interests me when it becomes very fraught’

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AMONG THE many exciting authors making their way to Galway for next month’s Cúirt International Festival of Literature, is the much-praised American fiction writer Ben Marcus.

Book launches at Charlie Byrne’s

CHARLIE BYRNE’S Bookshop will host to a series of book launches with one taking place tomorrow, and two on Saturday.

Over The Edge

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ORLA HIGGINS, winner of the Over the Edge New Fiction Writer Competition in 2009, will read at the next Over The Edge reading in Sheridan’s Wine Bar on Friday March 12 at 8pm.

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