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Teacher's adventure novels set for global success

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Anthony Broderick knows where he has been, he knows where he is at, and most importantly, he knows where he's going.

How to live without technology

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IT IS difficult to go a few minutes without being on your phone or obsessively checking your social media updates. One man, though, appears to have managed that, and has banished modern technology from his life altogether.

Oughterard woman’s book a personal pilgrimage

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Memories of a blessed childhood in Connemara and a family steeped in west of Ireland prompted Amelia Joyce to publish her first book at the age of 80. A mix of guidebook and personal journey, at the heart of My Connemara Journeys is Amelia’s undying passion for Connemara.

'The future will happen whether we like it or not. So let's try to enjoy it'

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Years of research lead a scientist to discover a way in which people can be ‘upgraded’ to better, more advanced, more intelligent versions of themselves, but it is a science in its early form, It is not fully tested. In the wrong hands it could be dangerous.

The Quaker and the Qur’ãn

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The recent acts of mass murder in New Zealand and Sri Lanka have all too potently shown the grave threat of religious extremism in today’s world as well as highlighting the troubled relationship between Islam and Christianity.

Japanese poetry in Charlie Byrne’s

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THE 10TH annual Irish-Japanese poetry night in Charlie Byrne’s Bookshop takes place on Friday March 1 at 6.30pm, with readings from Tanka poet, Hisa Kagawa, and Irish poet Mary O’Malley.

Over The Edge Poetry book showcase

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THE 2019 Over The Edge Poetry Book Showcase, featuring a host of leading Galway based poets, takes place at Charlie Byrne’s Bookshop on Friday February 8 at 6pm.

Restoring and building Galway's hooker fleet anew

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Last Friday evening, The King’s Head hosted the launch of Bádórí an Cladaigh’s 2019 calendar, a lavishly illustrated production that, with its wonderful photographs of Galway hookers, would grace any wall.

'We got a fantastic response from cartoonists internationally'

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Galway’s second Cartoon Festival kicks off this weekend on Saturday, and last year’s little acorn has already had an impressive growth spurt. Last year the festival was confined to two venues, whereas this year’s event features work by more than 70 cartoonists from all around the world which will be on show in a minimum of eight locations across the city.

Galway Baroque Singers to perform Handel's Messiah

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In December 1983, a group of singers under the direction of Audrey Corbett staged a performance of Handel’s Messiah to a packed audience. The success of this concert led to the foundation of a permanent choir - the Galway Baroque Singers.

 

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