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Westport writer makes shortlist of RTÉ short story competition

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Hugo Kelly from Westport, is among 10 writers from almost 2,800 entries to be shortlisted for the RTÉ Short Story Competition in honour of Francis MacManus.

RnaG broadcaster Seán Ó hÉanaigh retires from his boyhood dream job

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Radio and its crackling valves and sounds coming over the hills and into our homes wowed many of us — it brought strange worlds into focus and painted the best pictures of all. One of those who was seduced by the wavelengths as a youngster has hung up his microphone this week. RTÉ RnaG broadcaster, musician and songwriter Seán Ó hÉanaigh retired from his work with the station yesterday (Wednesday) after 28 years. Seán was appointed Managing Editor of Programmes in 2000, and is particularly associated with music and music programming at the national Gaeltacht station.

Lasta - a new festival in Galway, for young people, by young people

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RISING GALWAY indie band NewDad, Hardy Bucks star and comedian Owen Colgan, and photographer Ruth Medjber are among those who will be taking part in an exciting new festival - Leasta, created for young people, by young people.

NewDad - debut EP, Róisin Dubh show

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FOLLOWING THE release of their debut EP, Galway indie quartet NewDad have announced a series of Irish shows in November.

‘Feels So Real’ - The Clockworks release first single of 2021

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GALWAY is their origin, but London is now their base of operations, and the experience - the good, bad, inspiring, and repellant - of one of the world’s major cities is captured in The Clockworks’ new single.

Róisín Dubh Comedy - live from London and Galway

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ON FRIDAY April 2, Karl Spain’s Comedy KARLnival is coming live from two venues, in two cities, in two different countries, and all on one livestream.

‘I’m just at the beginning of what I can achieve’

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STREETS IN My Mind, the debut album by Galway singer, songwriter, rapper, and producer Chris Haze, has been a long time coming, and for the artist, it represents “the end and a new start”.

Jake Arden to read at Over The Edge

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JAKE ARDEN, the son of the writers and activists Margaretta D’Arcy and John Arden, will read at the next Over The Edge: Open Reading on Zoom.

‘The arts take us to a different place, a more human place’

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THE ARTS are essential to politics, precisely because they can go beyond ideologies and entrenched positions, into the mind and lived experience of another person. Through the artist’s presentation of that life, we can see another perspective; who we might be in other circumstances; or into a reality we have been fortunate enough not to have lived.

Óró… - cultural connections and performances in Connemara

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LIAM Ó MAONLAÍ and Diarmuid de Faoite, along with Scottish singer Josie Duncan, and Cornish poet Taran Spalding-Jenkin, will be among the artists taking part in Óró..., which premieres in Connemara this month.

 

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