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Spring Leagues bring out the best around Mayo

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The 4 of Us @ Monroe’s Live

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THE 4 Of Us, led by Newry brothers Brendan and Declan Murphy return to Monroe’s Live on Saturday November 22 to play a classic-laden set.

Wilde, Salome, and the ‘homosexual conspiracy’

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SALOME HAS always attracted controversy, being banned in England in the decadent 1890s and whipping up a storm of controversy about ‘lesbian performances’ during WWI.

RTE’s Brendan Courtney to launch Oscar Wilde Festival

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The launch of this year’s Oscar Wilde Festival will take place on Friday September 5 in the Harbour Hotel at 6pm, with RTE star and fashion designer, Brendan Courtney.

Oscar Wilde Festival returns for second year

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Galway’s Oscar Wilde Festival returns for its second year on the weekend of September 5 to 7, the festival will provide a host of insights into Wilde’s life and work with speakers from Galway, the UK, and the US as well as supporting new Irish writing inspired by Wilde.

The tennis club

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The Galway Lawn Tennis and Croquet Club was founded at a meeting in the Royal Hotel, Eyre Square, on May 19, 1900. Many of the founders were members of the British army, the landed gentry, and the professions such as doctors, solicitors, professors, etc. Membership was by invitation only so there was a certain elitism attached to the club in the early days.

Seventeen writers to read in a library

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AWARD WINNING writer Martin Dyar, Alan McMonagle, Pete Mullineaux, and Susan Lindsay will be among the writers reading at an event in the Westside Library.

The 4 of Us announce Monroe’s show

THE 4 of Us, who were recently voted No 7 in TV3’s Top 10 Irish Bands of All Time poll, play Monroe’s Live in June.

More than a decade of ‘Over the Edge

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This month marks the commencement of the 11th year of the Over The Edge series of monthly literary readings run by poets Susan Millar DuMars and Kevin Higgins. Founded as a platform for emergent writers, OTE has showcased the work of some 300 authors since its inception. An impressive statistic in itself, no less impressive is the fact that more than 40 of the OTE readers have gone on to have their work published in book form. The high quality and lively diversity of their writing is much to the fore in the recently published Over The Edge, the First Ten Years, An Anthology of Fiction and Poetry from Salmon Poetry.

Over The Edge anthology launch

OVER THE EDGE, the Galway literary event which features readings by poets and authors, and gives voice to emerging writers though its open mic, is 10 years old.

 

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