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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.

Literary evening at the Linenhall

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A Midsummer Night’s Dream (Transformation) is an evening of conversation and literature taking place at the Linenhall Arts Centre in Castlebar on Thursday, June 14.

Exploring the lives of 'the forgotten Irish'

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THE LIVES of Irish emigrants to Britain in the 1950s and 1960s will be explored in the new exhibition by Bernard Canavan, which opens tomorrow in the Kenny Gallery in the Liosbán Industrial Estate.

Children’s Bookworms Festival makes a return

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Roscommon Arts Centre is gearing up for this year’s Bookworms Festival for children, with a busy programme of events planned for school and family audiences.

President leads tributes to 'the great playwright of the emigrant'

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"THE IMPORTANCE of Tom Murphy's contribution to Irish theatre is immeasurable and outstanding. We have had no greater use of language for the stage than in the body of work produced by Tom Murphy since his earliest work in the 1960s."

 

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