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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Calling all aspiring young authors

Thu, May 06, 2021

Does your child love writing? A new Galway based education company is running an online creative writing course for aspiring young authors in mid-May.

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Galway online event for Poetry Day Ireland

Mon, Apr 26, 2021

SIX STORYTELLERS and writers, from Galway, Ireland, and abroad, will read poems and discuss the inspiration behind the work, in an online event for Poetry Day Ireland.

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Cúirt 2021 - What are you going to see?

Tue, Apr 20, 2021

THE CÚIRT International Festival of Literature has begun and runs until Sunday. This year, things are a little different due to Covid-19 restrictions, so audiences are encouraged to watch at home and be part of the online festival community.

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Essential Conversations at Cúirt 2021

Thu, Apr 15, 2021

RACE, FEMINISM, climate change, the alt-right, the Covid pandemic - some of the key and most urgent issues of our time, will be discussed and debated at this month’s Cúirt festival.

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Cúirt / Over The Edge showcase 2021

Thu, Apr 15, 2021

THE 15TH annual Cúirt International Festival of Literature/Over The Edge showcase for emerging writers returns on Thursday, April 22nd at 1pm, via Zoom.

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Summer poetry workshops with Kevin Higgins

Thu, Apr 15, 2021

STARTING May, Galway Arts Centre is offering aspiring poets a choice of three online poetry workshops, each taught by the poet Kevin Higgins.

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Over The Edge Fiction Slam 2021

Thu, Apr 01, 2021

THE ANNUAL Over The Edge Fiction Slam, where fiction and prose writers have a chance to read their work to the public, returns on Friday April 9 at 8pm.

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Three poets go Over The Edge

Thu, Mar 18, 2021

THE POETS Helen Ivory, Bill Richardson, and Sadhbh Goodwin will read at the next Over The Edge which will take place via Zoom on Thursday March 25 at 6.30pm.

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Cúirt’s Super Springtime

Mon, Mar 15, 2021

Here at Cúirt Literary Festival, we love all things books and literature! With Saint Patrick’s Day around the corner and spring well and truly underway (fine stretch in the evenings, isn’t there?!), we decided to compile a list of what we believe are excellent recent releases in children’s literature. We hope this list inspires and occupies your children during these beautiful spring evenings. Read on to find out all about our Paddy’s Day Limerick Competition! The winner will receive a whopping €200 cash prize!

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New Galway novel explores embattled family farming life

Thu, Mar 11, 2021

AN AGEING Irish farmer, Íosac Mulgannon, is trying to keep hold of his farm. He may be going senile, and as these twin battles rage, he seeks to protect and care for a mute boy, burdened with a particular curse.

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Pure Gold - strangeness and familiarity off the Mayo coast

Thu, Feb 25, 2021

"ABOVE WAS streaked blue, so divinely blue you’d believe in angels, so bright you couldn’t glance at it and not shudder...and amongst this hazy backdrop, I could hear the distant shearing of every make of lawn on the Island."

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