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The ‘delicate nastiness’ of James Joyce’s Furey

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AHEAD OF Bloomsday, County Galway publishing house Doire Press will hold the launch of a new poetry collection, Furey, by James Joyce. The Joyce in question is not the author of Ulysses but Galway’s own James Martyn Joyce, and the collection revolves around the vivid, memorable, persona of Furey.

Sunflowers and disintegrating lovers

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THE WORK of some poets is great, or at least initially sounds great, when you hear it declaimed from a festival stage, but is rather less rewarding when read on the page, in the absence of the bells and whistles of performance.

Poetry in the Park launches new book

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Poetry in the Park’s fourth book of poems - Collection No 4: Poetry in the Park - will launch this Sunday, May 6, at 2pm in the Athlone Castle as part of the RTE All Ireland Drama Festival fringe events.

Great summer events at Roscommon Arts Centre

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The summer season of events at Roscommon Arts Centre has just been announced and it is going to be another busy season at the popular entertainment venue.

'Coming from an Indian background, it was easy for me to relate to Irish poets'

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THE AWARD-winning Anglo-Indian poet, Daljit Nagra, whose ebullient, sharp-witted poems have made him one of Britain’s most popular and acclaimed poets, reads from his work at the Town Hall Theatre this Saturday, as part of Cúirt.

Out of the Ordinary with Moya Roddy

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AMONG THE feast of events at next week’s Cúirt International Festival of Literature is the launch of the debut book of poems by well-known Galway writer Moya Roddy - Out Of The Ordinary, published by Salmon Poetry.

Made of Mayo to showcase the best of the county this Mayo Day

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Mayo Day is a day dedicated to the celebration of the arts and culture, vibrant communities, and unquenchable spirit of County Mayo.

Donegal poet awarded Broderick writer’s residency

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Poet Annemarie Ní Churreáin has been announced as the inaugural recipient of the John Broderick writer’s residency by Westmeath County Council in partnership with the Arts Council.

West gets ready for Connemara Mussel Festival

Organisers of this year’s Connemara Mussel Festival on the May Bank Holiday weekend (May 4-6) are planning an exciting range of events as the festival takes its place on the Region of Gastronomy calendar.

Tom French’s variations of the sonnet

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TOM FRENCH'S fifth collection, The Last Straw (The Gallery Press) exudes a deep sense of warmth even before it is opened. The painting illustrating the cover, Sunset, by Sadie Mackie, invites the reader to open the book and to revel in its content.

 

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