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'I had to write this book'

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Prize-winning author Paul Lynch will discuss his new novel Grace — an epic tale about a young girl in famine-era Ireland — in a public conversation with Alan McMonagle at The Black Gate Cultural Centre next Thursday, September 7.

Paul Muldoon brings his Picnic to the Town Hall

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PAUL MULDOON, the Pulitzer Prize winning Irish poet and former Oxford professor of poetry, librettist for operas, and rock lyricist who has worked with The Handsome Family and Warren Zevon, is coming to Galway.

Moy Sessions continues tonight in Ballina

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Ballina Arts Centre’s ongoing literary series The Moy Sessions continues this evening, Friday, with a reading by two Mayo-based writers, poet Geraldine Mitchell and novelist Elizabeth Reape at 8pm.

Just one week to go for two Mayo schools ahead of Student Theatre Awards decisions

The wait is almost over for the two Mayo schools who have been nominated for the Bord Gáis Energy Student Theatre Awards, which will take place on Wednesday next, May 17 in the Bord Gáis Energy Theatre.

'If you show your vulnerability people connect to that'

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"WHEN THE conversations are over/in your car, by the sea,/You are still here/and so am I/after love." These are the opening lines of Dani Gill’s new poetry collection, After Love, which is published by Salmon and launched this Saturday at 2.30pm in the House Hotel.

'It would be nice to see more poems about carpenters or blocklayers'

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He is originally from Youghal, and now resides in France, but it was while living in Galway that Adam White first discovered his poetic voice at The Crane Bar, and he discovered true romance on Inishbofin.

James McMurtry - 'a true Americana poet'

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FOR THE novelist Stephen King, Texan James McMurtry is "the truest, fiercest songwriter of his generation"; for the BBC's Bob Harris he is "the most vital lyricist in America today"; while The Monkee's Mike Nesmith calls him, "a true Americana poet".

It’s magic for Mike as he scoops prestigious Goldsmiths Prize

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Mike McCormack novelist and NUI Galway English lecturer is celebrating this week after he won the £10,000 Goldsmiths Prize for Fiction for his third novel Solar Bones, triumphing over a shortlist which also included Irish writer Eimear McBride and Irish-Canadian writer Anakana Schofield.

It's magic for Mike as he scoops prestigious Goldsmiths Prize

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MIKE MCCORMACK, the novelist and NUI Galway English lecturer is celebrating this week after he won the £10,000 Goldsmiths Prize for Fiction for his third novel Solar Bones, triumphing over a shortlist which also included Irish writer Eimear McBride and Irish-Canadian writer Anakana Schofield.

Dermot Bolger brings ‘Finding A Voice’ to Museum of Country Life

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As part of the 2016 Decade of Centenaries Public Engagement Programme, novelist, playwright and poet, Dermot Bolger is writer in residence at the National Museum of Ireland.  The residency is a collaborative project between the National Museum of Ireland and Poetry Ireland.  Finding A Voice: Dermot Bolger Writer in Residence aims to engage a wide range of audiences in themes and object histories that form the core of the museum's centenary exhibition Proclaiming A Republic: The 1916 Rising.

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