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WATCHING MY Hands At Work, an anthology of poetry, fiction, drama, and essays honouring NUI Galway’s Prof Adrian Frazier is to be launched.
ON THE Tide Of History, a new exhibition of bronze sculptures, drawings, and paintings by John Behan, opens at The Kenny Gallery tomorrow at 6pm.
GEORGE MOORE, the Irish novelist and man of letters, and an influence on Virginia Woolf and James Joyce, is the subject of a new book of essays.
GERRY HANBERRY’s new book More Lives Than One will be launched this Saturday in Charlie Byrne’s Bookshop at 6pm.
At last filming The Quiet Man began in June 1951, during one of the sunniest summers on record. Everything went smoothly. There was a genuine outpouring of goodwill from the people of Cong and everywhere in Ireland, towards the project. The crew and cast were happy. The actors were generous with signing autographs, making guest appearances at charity events, and had an excellent working relationship with the director John Ford. Ford was in wonderful good form. He had exorcised his war ghosts by making an astonishing 10 movies in only six years. Now he was relaxed and cheerful, beaming to be in Ireland with great actors, many of whom were his friends, and a script which he clearly liked. He had already worked out changes which he had discussed with his friend and adviser Brian Desmond Hurst in their rented house in Spiddal.
AMERICAN, ENGLISH, and Irish poets will read at the Over The Edge May Writers’ Gathering at The Kitchen, Galway City Museum, on Friday May 13 at 8pm.
From the Ireland of the 1960s arose a generation of writers that created a cultural revival that compares with, and perhaps exceeds, the ‘Irish Renaissance’ of the early 1900s. This second flowering contributed to Ireland’s current reputation as a uniquely creative nation.
The award winning Irish writer Thomas Kilroy is coming to NUI, Galway next week, where he will be the subject of a public interview.
US President Barack Obama and his wife Michelle have invited Druid’s artistic director Garry Hynes to a special St Patrick’s Day Reception at the White House.
THE MUCH admired American poets Annie and Ted Deppe will read from their new poetry collections at the Galway City Museum this Saturday at 1pm.