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Cúirt 2014 - from Booker winners to new voices

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IT SAYS something about the ambition of Cúirt 2014 that an eminent author like Sebastian Barry; Irish fiction’s rising star Dónal Ryan; and the Man Booker winner Eleanor Catton, are among the major - but far from only major - names coming to this year’s festival.

Julian Gough shortlisted for BBC short story award

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Author, poet, singer, and playwright Julian Gough has been nominated for the BBC International Short Story Award for his story The iHole.

Author Sebastian Barry among those to receive honorary degrees from NUI Galway

Top Irish author Sebastian Barry will receive an honorary degree from NUI Galway next month, the university has announced.

Julian Gough scripts ending for award winning computer game

Galway novelist Julian Gough has scripted the ending for the multi-million selling computer game Minecraft, which was recently launched in Las Vegas.

A literary gem in the arts festival crown

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NO MORE than the Galway Races and the Galway Oyster Festival, not to mention Cúirt and the Galway Film Fleadh, the Galway Arts Festival has become a major event in the Irish festival calendar.

Gerbrand Bakker - The Twin author to read at Cúirt

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AMONG THE literary luminaries gracing this year’s Cúirt festival is Dutch author Gerbrand Bakker, winner of last year’s IMPAC Dublin Literary Award for his novel The Twin.

A book at bedtime

It’s that time of the year when books are springing up all over the place, looking to catch some of the Christmas market. I missed the launch by Hugh Fitzgerald Ryan in Kyteler’s Inn of his novel, ‘The Devil To Pay.’

Ulster literary giants for Cúirt

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TWO OF Ireland’s leading contemporary writers - Michael Longley and Jennifer Johnston - will be reading at the Cúirt International Festival of Literature later this month.

New collection at Custom House Studio

Custom House Studios with Westport Arts Festival 2008, will host a book launch and reading from the new poetry collection ‘Points West’ by Gerald Dawe at the Creel Restaurant, Westport Quay, on Thursday October 9 at 8pm. The guest speaker on the evening will be Thomas Kilroy.

Book launch and reading at Custom House studios

Custom House Studios with Westport Arts Festival 2008 are hosting a book launch and reading from the new poetry collection Points West by Gerald Dawe at the Creel Restaurant Westport Quay on Thursday October 9 2008 at 8pm. Guest Speaker on the evening Thomas Kilroy.

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