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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.

Thoroughbred horses inspire exhibition for Cúirt

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THE BYERLEY Turk, the Darley Arabian, and the Godolphin Barb, were three 18th century stallions that were the founders of the modern thoroughbred horse racing bloodstock. They have also inspired a new exhibition.

People of the Tribes : Meet James Anthony Kelly.

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''I'm James Anthony Kelly, a man of the roads. I grew up in North Kerry but I've been coming to Galway for the past 30 years, I went to university here, Michael D thought me before he became a politician, we are going back a bit now! I travel around the country playing festivals, writing poetry and I'm involved in Irish traditional music, oh I also have a lady friend who lives here so that's a draw too. I am putting the finishing touches on a play and I have been selling my novels for the past 25 years. Galway is great, its' one of the best spots in Ireland really, a fantastic place if you are involved in the arts or if you are a writer. There is a buzz about the city. I can't get enough of it!'' 

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.

'The sea is huge for me'

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MARINA, THE fine debut novel by Galway writer Aoibheann McCann which is published by Wordsonthestreet, will be launched in the Town Hall Theatre by the actor Little John Nee, on Thursday April 19 at 6pm.

Warsaw Radio - new album, Róisín Dubh show

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WARSAW RADIO have released their debut album, Midnight Broadcast, through Seventh Dial Records, and tonight, the Limerick band play upstairs at the Róisín Dubh.

Sebastian Barry to read at Cúirt

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Sebastian Barry, the award-winning author and new Laureate for Irish Fiction, has been added to the line-up for this year’s Cúirt International Festival of Literature.

The Seven Last Words of Christ

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DON JOSÉ Sáenz de Santa María, the Archbishop of Cadiz, was preparing sermons for an Easter service and asked Joseph Haydn, the most celebrated composer of his day, to write music to accompany the words he was writing.

Out and about around the county

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Spring Awakening in Castlebar

Stop! This is The Bal

This pub was one of Salthill’s landmarks for over a century. It was a post office originally until Joe Crehan from Ballinasloe bought it at the end of the 19th century and converted it into a pub, grocery, and guest house. The name Ballinasloe House was quickly shortened in Salthill to ‘The Bal’. At the time Salthill village ran from here to Seapoint with a few houses further west.

 

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