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'I wanted to discover the world, not read about the interior of our house'

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Eamon Morrissey, one of our best loved actors, comes to the Town Hall Theatre next week with his latest, much acclaimed, one-man show, Maeve’s House, inspired by the writings of the brilliant short story writer Maeve Brennan.

Jeffrey Lewis - Five Essential Songs Playlist

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SINGER, SONGWRITER, comic book creator, visual artist, and storyteller, Jeffrey Lewis is both a product of the New York counter culture and indie rock’s renaissance man.

The Coole door knocker will rat-a-tat-tat once again

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How many famous people lifted that heavy brass knocker on the door of Lady Augusta Gregory’s home at Coole, Co Galway, and gave it a resounding rat- a -tat -tat? It resounded again last weekend with all the authority of a grumpy judge’s gavel. The writer and broadcaster John Quinn, chairman of the 19th Autumn Gathering, used it to great effect to keep speakers to their time, and to summon people to the next event.

Sam Lipsyte: Doulos, Dungeon Masters, and delusions

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One of the most endearing truths about Galway is its capacity for broadening minds and horizons.

Hannah Arendt and Adolf Eichmann

HANNAH ARENDT, author of the famous book Eichmann in Jerusalem, will be the subject of the next screening of the Galway Film Society.

Acclaimed songwriter Dar Williams to play Monroe’s

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“DEVASTATINGLY MOVING, tenderly funny, subtle without being in any way inaccessible, and utterly fresh - not a cliché or a clunker in her entire songbook.”

Winter and spring with the Galway Film Society

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WITH THE New Year upon us it is time for Galway film buffs and those looking for movies with a difference to consider what the Galway Film Society has on offer in its winter and spring schedule of screenings.

Choose a new timepiece at Fallers

Fallers Jewellers on Williamsgate Street have a timepiece to suit every style and occasion, whether you are looking for a brand new watch or are hoping to add to your current collection.

The long and the short of the short story

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Acclaimed short story writer Claire Keegan will read at Cúirt this Saturday alongside poet and author Ron Nash.

Reading in Achill by short story writer

The Achill Heinrich Böll Association will present a reading by leading short story writer Claire Keegan at 8pm on Thursday September 27 at the Cyril Gray Memorial Hall, Dugort, Achill.

 

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