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Described as “one of the most imaginative literary novelists writing in the English language today,” John Banville will open The Lady Gregory - Yeats Autumn Gathering in September.
DESPITE BEING one of the key movers and shakers in the west of Ireland poetry scene, Kevin Higgins has not given a major public reading in Galway since 2007.
Athlone Literary Festival is delighted to welcome to the festival writer Nuala Ní Chonchúir. Born in Dublin in 1970, Nuala Ní Chonchúir is a full-time fiction writer and poet, living in Ballinasloe.
SCENES FROM James Joyce’s Ulysses have been imagined, depicted, and interpreted by two Irish artists for an exhibition as part of this year’s Cúirt festival.
THE FILM-MAKER Bob Quinn will screen his documentary Fly Tippers, depicting the life of a group of Connemara people living in London in the 1980s, in Áras na nGael.
President of Ireland Mary McAleese presided at a ceremony last Monday to mark the election of Achill-based visual artist Camille Souter and composer Seóirse Bodley as Saoithe in Aosdána. The honour of Saoi is bestowed for singular and sustained distinction in the arts, and Monday last the President presented both artists with the symbol of the office, a gold torc. The ceremony took place at the Arts Council’s offices at 70 Merrion Square, Dublin 2, which is also the headquarters of Aosdána.
Mayo County Council Arts Office has announced that Éilís Ní Dhuibhne will be the Force 12 2009 writer in residence. Éilís will be working with a number of writers groups and schools throughout the county over a two-week period, during the month of May and June.