Loyalist Billy Hutchinson to read at Over The Edge

Mon, Oct 11, 2021

LOYALIST BILLY Hutchinson, a Belfast city councillor, will be among the readers at the Over The Edge annual non-fiction special on Thursday October 28 at 6.30pm.

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‘There's a definite need for more working-class voices’

Thu, Oct 07, 2021

“AS A reader you want to hear about other lives, but you need to see that you too are worth something, that you and your community deserve to be at the literary top level. Representation matters. Working class voices are still struggling for representation in a middle class industry.”

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Danielle Holian launches new poetry collection

Thu, Oct 07, 2021

SURVIVING YOU, the third poetry collection, or rather “a story told through poetry”, by Galway based writer Danielle Holian, has just been published.

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Three poets go Over The Edge

Thu, Sep 23, 2021

THE POETS Hannah Lowe, D'or Seifer, and Liz O’Riordan will be the readers at the Over The Edge: Open Reading on Zoom on Thursday September 30 at 6.30pm.

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One man’s doomed attempt at stand-up comedy

Thu, Sep 16, 2021

THREE YEARS after this critically acclaimed comic short story collection, Juggling With Turnips, Karl MacDermott returns with a comic novel - 58% Cabbage.

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Catherine Corless to launch her memoir in Galway

Mon, Sep 06, 2021

CATHERINE CORLESS, the historian whose work brought to light the deaths and burials of hundreds of children at the Bon Secours Mother and Baby Home in Tuam, and which led to the establishment of the Mother and Baby Homes Commission, will launch a memoir this month.

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The thrills, pills, and bellyaches of being a Marxist poet

Thu, Sep 02, 2021

THE PAMPHLET was the chief means by which an 18th century man - particularly one with revolutionary zeal - with things to say got those things off his chest.

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Rita Ann Higgins receives 2021 Living Poets Society Award

Thu, Aug 26, 2021

GALWAY POET Rita Ann Higgins was presented with the the Living Poets Society Award 2021 at the recent Power of Words Festival in Abbeyleix, last weekend.

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Barbara Rockman to read at this month’s Over The Edge

Thu, Aug 19, 2021

THE AWARD WINNING poet, Barbara Rockman, along with poets Siobhan Potter and Hannah Ward, will read at the August Over The Edge: Open Reading on Zoom.

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Poetry workshops in September

Thu, Aug 19, 2021

POETRY WORKSHOPS from beginner to advanced levels, with the poet, Kevin Higgins, begin in September and take place via Zoom.

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Online creative writing classes for the autumn

Thu, Aug 12, 2021

CREATIVE WRITING classes with the poet Kevin Higgins, and the post and short story writer Susan Millert DuMars, will begin in September.

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Midnight Macabre - weird and scary stories from Rab Fulton

Tue, Jul 20, 2021

MIDNIGHT MACABRE, an online reading of horror stories by the Galway based, Scottish writer Rab Fulton, takes place this week.

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Galway poet Mary Lee to launch new collection

Thu, Jul 15, 2021

MARY LEE, the acclaimed Galway poet will launch her latest collection of poetry, Everyday Epiphanies at a special Zoom event on Friday July 23 at 7pm.

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New novel explores life from an Irish language viewpoint

Thu, Jul 08, 2021

AN TAOIBH Eile Den Scamall, the new novel by Galway born author Conor Bowman - his first novel as Gaeilge - has just been published by Arlen House.

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Local writer takes his place among the nation's greats

Tue, Jul 06, 2021

GALWAY WRITER Jim Ward will feature alongside Kevin Barry, Lisa McInerney, and Roddy Doyle in a new anthology, The 32 – Anthology of Irish Working Class Voices.

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John Cooper Clarke - legendary punk poet returns of Galway

Mon, Jun 21, 2021

"I SAY to people, have you heard of John Cooper Clarke and if they say, ‘Yes, yeah he's an absolute genius’, and you just go, 'Oh - OK, you've saved me a lot of time."

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Black Lives Matter - a night of poetry and discussion

Thu, Jun 17, 2021

TWO POETRY anthologies, which have emerged from the Black Lives Matter movements in both the USA and Britain, will get an Irish launch at the next Over The Edge reading.

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Three writers go Over The Edge

Thu, May 20, 2021

A WOMAN from Phoenix, a man from Los Angeles, and a student from Galway will be the featured readers at the next Over The Edge: Open Reading on Zoom.

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Tommy Tiernan to open Druid’s Coole Park Poetry Series

Mon, May 17, 2021

COMEDIAN TOMMY Tiernan will be the first of 10 performers reading works by some of Ireland’s greatest poets in Druid’s Coole Park Poetry Series.

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Over The Edge to launch next issue of Skylight 47

Thu, May 06, 2021

AWARD WINNING poet, Grace Wells, will next week launch the next issue of Skylight 47, “possibly Ireland's most interesting poetry publication”.

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