Search Results for 'Bob Quinn'
10 results found.
BORN ON The Aran Islands in 1896, Liam O’Flaherty was to become one of the most distinguished and prolific writers of 20th century Ireland. His first book, Thy Neighbour’s Wife, was published in 1923 and was followed by an avalanche of novels, short stories, and poems in English and as Gaeilge, as well as travelogues.
Fifty years ago the Gaeltacht Civil Rights Movement was founded, inspired by developments in the Six Counties, the USA, and France. To mark the occasion, hour-long programmes were broadcast on Raidió na Gaeltachta and TG4; it was discussed at the Galway History Festival; and a book is also being published.
HOLLYWOOD CEMETERY, Liam O’Flaherty's novel exposing the exploitation and machinations which lay behind the US film industry during its 'golden era', is set to be republished in April.
DE DANNAN, singer-songwriter Lisa O'Neill, sean-nós legend Seosamh Ó Neachtain and fiddle player Jesse Smith, are among those who will play the seventh annual Traidphicnic festival in An Spidéal.
WORK BY Yoko Ono will be displayed as part of the 2017 TULCA Festival of Visual Art and this year's title - They Call Us The Screamers - is apt as Arthur Janov's primal scream therapy has connections to both Ono and the west of Ireland.
The 38th Cruinniú na mBád, "The Gathering of the Boats" will take place in Kinvara this weekend with the action kicking off tomorrow at 3pm and concluding on Sunday August 21.
One of my abiding memories of Brían Bourke is of the day I visited him at his home with my two daughters who were then aged seven and five. Brian took us out to his garden where my daughters saw there was a trampoline. Brian promptly invited them to play on it and, removing his own shoes, was soon bouncing along energetically with them to their huge delight and entertainment.
BRÍAN BOURKE turns 80 this year and the Galway Arts Centre will host an exhibition of his work, a concert, and a film screening to honour one of Ireland's most distinctive visual artists.
FILMS ABOUT revolution, liberation, and the desire for peoples to be free will be screened at the Féile Scannán na Réabhlóide/Films Concerning Revolution 2016 festival in Connemara on Friday, Saturday, and Sunday.