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Eighty years of Jes rowing

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Maurice Semple’s book Reflections on Lough Corrib has a very good section on the history of rowing on the river and lake. The first clubs were formed in the mid 19th century, and competitive rowing has been a feature of Galway life since. A number of pupils in Coláiste Iognáid came together in October 1934 to ask the school if it would consider setting up a Jes Rowing Club. Happily, it did, and thus began a history of great achievement which continues to the present day.

Gerry Hanberry’s new poetic shoes

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JIMMY NAIL sang about ‘Crocodile Shoes’, Ian Dury had New Boots and Panties, but in his fourth collection of poems, Galway writer Gerry Hanberry ponders What Our Shoes Say About Us.

A score of Galway Stories from Doire Press

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NEXT WEEK, with Galway hosting authors from all over the world as part of Cúirt, the city itself and its own writers are showcased in a fine new anthology from Doire Press, entitled Galway Stories, to be launched during the festival.

New short stories from Celeste Augé

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IRISH CANADIAN writer Celeste Augé will launch her debut collection of short stories Fireproof & Other Stories this weekend.

Creative writing class with Celeste Auge

GALWAY-BASED writer Celeste Auge, who won the Cúirt New Writing Prize for fiction, will host a creative writing class in the Galway Arts Centre aimed at those interested in writing fiction.

Cúirt 2011 - ‘getting the English language to throw off its clothes’

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A large crowd turned out at Galway City Museum on Tuesday for the launch of this year’s Cúirt International Festival of Literature which runs until Sunday.

Padraig Conneely to indulge his inner poet

While Labour TD Michael D Higgins is known as a very fine poet, the Mayor of Galway Cllr Padraig Conneely will be reciting verse and stanza for National Poetry Day.

Charlie Byrne’s to host Great Irish Book Week event

Charlie Byrne’s will host a reading featuring many of Galway’s leading poets reading from a new book published by Salmon Poetry.

North Beach Nights

THE WRITERS Celeste Auge, Maureen Gallagher, Gerry Hanberry, and Hugo Kelly will read at North Beach Nights in The Crane Bar, Sea Road, on Monday at 9pm.

Creative writing with Celeste Augé

GALWAY BASED writer Celeste Augé, who was shortlisted for a Hennessy Literary Award in 2009, will host creative writing classes in the Galway Arts Centre.

 

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