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ONE OF the most exciting new voices in Irish fiction is Galway based writer Nicole Flattery, whose debut short story collection, Show Them A Good Time, was recently acquired as part of a six figure UK deal.
The signal to get the bonfires lit Belmullet was sent north well before the half-time whistle was blown in MacHale Park on Saturday night as the north Mayo men strolled to their first Mayo intermediate title since 1974 in style.
Burrishoole and Belmullet booked their places in the Mayo GAA Intermediate championship final with hard fought wins over The Neale and Kitlimagh respectively on Sunday afternoon.
THE STINGING Fly magazine was born in 1998 with the specific aim in mind of providing a platform in Ireland for new short stories, some of which are nowe collected in Stinging Fly Stories, edited by Sarah Gilmartin and Declan Meade, and published by Stinging Fly Press.
TOMORROW MARKS a significant milestone in Elaine Cosgrove’s career as a writer. While already a published poet - her work has appeared in The Stinging Fly, The Penny Dreadful, and The Bohemyth, and was selected for the Eyewear Publishing anthology Best New British & Irish Poets - Transmissions is her stepping onto a bigger stage.
Young writers, sport, history, poetry, long-due recognition and song are all part of Castlebar's first literary festival which takes place this weekend.
Conamara Sea Week is a multi-disciplinary festival, celebrating the wonderful marine heritage of Conamara. The festival celebrated its 30th birthday in 2014 and has grown to be a wonderful and unique festival with something to interest all age groups. The festival will kick off with the much loved family fun day on Sunday October 23, which will include kite flying, mini boat regatta and Connemara biggest book fair which will also feature Ballinakill Active Age Traditional Craft Club will sell their work in the Ellis Hall canteen.
Final touches are being made to Castlebar’s first ever literary festival, Wild Atlantic Words, which takes place next month. Celebrating the literary heritage of the west, the festival features a weekend of readings, recitals, debates, new writing, book launches, poetry and music.
Award-winning writers Colin Barrett and Ger Reidy will read from and talk about their work at the Linenhall Arts Centre in Castlebar on Thursday February 11, at 8pm.
Award-winning writers Colin Barrett and Ger Reidy will read from and talk about their work at the Linenhall Arts Centre in Castlebar on Thursday, February 11, at 8pm.