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Clifden Arts Festival 2018 - get ready to come 'home'

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ASLAN, MÁIRTÍN O’Connor, Andy Irvine, Donal Lunny, the poet Paul Durcan, award winning comedian Danny O’Brien, and Irish artist Brian Maguire are all performing at the Clifden Arts Festival, which this year, will explore the theme of 'Home'.

Hurling the game of the summer as Pope set for Croke Park visit

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Puppets and a case of writer's block

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NEW GALWAY theatre company, Diffused Theatre, is currently staging its first summer show, The Writer’s Block Apartments: It’s a Working Title, in the O’Donoghue Theatre, NUI Galway.

Boost your confidence with new writing skills

Writer Charlie Adley’s popular Craft of Writing Course returns to Galway's Westside Resource Centre this September.

Thanks Brother to play Monroe’s Live

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Thanks Brother, the new project from artists Róisín O and John Broe, released their debut single ‘We Are Different’ in March of this year. This first single was produced at Beech Park Studios, Dublin, by Broe and Ciaran Bradshaw, with mixing by Grammy Award winner Ruadhri Cushnan.

Karl MacDermott - an antidote to dullness

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THE PUBLICATION of Karl MacDermott's short story collection Juggling With Turnips – in which there is little juggling, other than the metaphorical sort, and not one single turnip – sees the comedy writer and occasional stand-up, widen his repertoire by adding ‘writer of short comic fiction’ to the list of things he successfully does.

Kevin Gildea - a comedian, and maybe an astronaut?

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KEVIN GILDEA is one of the most important figures in Irish comedy, having been in the pioneering sketch group Mr Trellis, with Barry Murphy and Ardal O' Hanlon, with whom he also co-founded The Comedy Cellar, Dublin's longest-running comedy club.

A book which should be mandatory reading for short story fans

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THE STINGING Fly magazine was born in 1998 with the specific aim in mind of providing a platform in Ireland for new short stories, some of which are nowe collected in Stinging Fly Stories, edited by Sarah Gilmartin and Declan Meade, and published by Stinging Fly Press.

Solar power — Louisburgh's Mike McCormack wins International Dublin Literary Award

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Louisburgh-native author Mick McCormack has won the 2018 International Dublin Literary Award for his novel hugely acclaimed novel Solar Bones, published by independent Irish publisher Tramp Press.

Mike McCormack wins International Dublin Literary Award

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GALWAY BASED author Mick McCormack has won the 2018 International Dublin Literary Award for his novel hugely acclaimed novel Solar Bones, published by independent Irish publisher Tramp Press.

 

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