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KIM MOORE, one of the leading new voices in British poetry, will read from her work at the Over The Edge: Open Reading in the Galway City Library on Thursday December 17 at 6.30pm.
THE GALWAY Rape Crisis Centre has announced its third annual writing competition, with entries being accepted for its poetry, flash fiction, and short story categories.
THE CÚIRT New Writing Prize 2016 is now open for submissions in poetry and fiction, a cash prize of €500 and a chance to read at next year's Cúirt/Over the Edge Showcase are up for grabs.
The award-winning biography of pre-famine poet and songwriter, Mise Raiftearaí an Fíodóir Focal (I am Raiftearaí the word-weaver), recently awarded the prestigious Gradam Uí Shúilleabháin, Irish-language Book of the Year Award, is to be launched in Raiftearaí’s native Kiltimagh by the Most Rev Brendan Kelly, Bishop of Achonry.
Artists can be very awkward at times. They don’t always conform to decisions made on their behalf. They rarely behave nicely if they disagree with authority.
In sport when your team cross that white line, the amount you can do for them is reduced by about 90 per cent. Months and nights of training, in all kinds of weather, to prepare them for all eventualities puts your desires at the centre of theirs, but once they cross that white line, once the whistle blows, you can only but hope that what has been said to them and drilled into them will be retained so that it becomes instinctive. In that regard, you want those teams who represent you to be bright, intelligent, to be able to retain the importance of what you have stressed, and to use it when most opportune.
IN WHAT is probably the best poem in Jane Clarke’s debut collection, The River, published by Bloodaxe, the narrator asks “Who owns the field?//Is it the one who is named in the deeds/whose hands never touched the clay/or is it the one who gathers the sheaves//takes a scythe to the thistles, plants the beech?"
Tonight, Friday, October 23 a great night of poetry and song is in store in Claremorris when Terry McDonagh and the Reidy Brothers, Ger and Tony take to the stage of the Town Hall Theatre at 7.30pm.
The Pillar House Folk Club in Ballinasloe has in just over a year become a premier live music venue, having hosted a diverse range of Ireland’s finest folk artists.