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John Banville to open Lady Gregory/Yeats Autumn Gathering

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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.

An Evening with Colm Tóibín

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COLM TÓIBÍN, one of Ireland's most acclaimed and prolific writers, will read from his work at the Town Hall Theatre on Thursday June 25 at 8pm.

Irish students to premiere two feature films this week at the Galway Film Fleadh

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THE GALWAY Film Fleadh kicks off today and, with it, the careers of some of Ireland’s most eager young filmmakers.

Galway’s answer to David Lynch

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SINCE 2001, Geraldine Mills has published six books - each its own particular kind of gem - and yet she is much less famous than she should be.

The Weekend in Mayo June 6 to 9

Leading literary figures, the many meanings of a daisy, futuristic battles for Earth, honeyed vocals and drumming fun are all up for graps in the entertainment scene in Mayo this weekend.

Erris festival pulls in big names

Áras Inis Gluaire, the arts centre in Belmullet, has announced a new literary festival for north Mayo with some leading literary figures already secured for the inaugural event.

Erris festival pulls in big names

Áras Inis Gluaire, the arts centre in Belmullet, has announced a new literary festival for north Mayo with some leading literary figures already secured for the inaugural event.

‘The Irish public’s interest in fiction perks me right up’

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ONE OF the most praised novels of recent years was Patrick deWitt’s highly original western tale The Sisters Brothers, which was shortlisted for the Man Booker Prize and won a number of prestigious awards in deWitt’s native Canada.

Cúirt 2014 - from Booker winners to new voices

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IT SAYS something about the ambition of Cúirt 2014 that an eminent author like Sebastian Barry; Irish fiction’s rising star Dónal Ryan; and the Man Booker winner Eleanor Catton, are among the major - but far from only major - names coming to this year’s festival.

Free workshops for primary school children

Free creative writing workshops for primary schools in Tuam wil begin next week following a collaboration between Fighting Words and the Cinemobile.

 

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