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Watch out for the Cúirt Poetry Walls

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ARTISTIC INTERPRETATIONS of work by Irvine Welsh, Philip Larkin, Dermot Healy, and Nikola Madzirov can be seen on Hertridge's Butchers, Lombard Street; the sides of buildings on Bowling Green; and in Newtownsmith carpark.

Cúirt hits thirty

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ON TUESDAY evening at the House Hotel the programme for the 2015 Cúirt International Literature Festival was officially launched and, as ever, there is a rich feast of readings, talks, workshops, launches, and more to look forward to.

‘I borrow from my surroundings, create fantasy landscapes from my head’

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He grew up loving outdoor pursuits and the natural world, despite living close to the world’s largest car manufacturing plant. He has lived in Ireland most his life, but his interest in the country was stimulated in part through British Army radio.

Entertaining line-up at Athlone Literary Festival

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The cream of Ireland’s artistic talent will gather in Athlone on the first weekend of October for the 14th annual Athlone Literary Festival.

Dermot Healy - a man for all seasons

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TURNING LEFT just after Drumcliffe Church in County Sligo, there is a long twisting road, wending its way to a rocky shore. At the end is a low lying bungalow.

Heaney and O’Brien head impressive list as Cuirt 2013 promises to be best ever

Edna O’Brien, Seamus Heaney, and Michael Longley, three of the titans of contemporary Irish literature, are coming to Galway for the 2013 Cúirt International Festival of Literature from April 23 to 28.

Westport Arts Festival is under way

Launched on Monday evening by Minister Jimmy Deenihan, the 37th Westport Arts Festival is under way. Providing its typically quirky and diverse line-up of acts, it spans two full weeks this year, from October 1 to 14, with something on offer for all ages and tastes. If you are looking for something to do this weekend there is lots to chose from.

Clifden Arts Week launches on Monday

Clifden Community Arts Week, the west of Ireland’s most prominent and longest running community arts festival, will return this September for its 34th year of artistic celebration. Taking place from September 15 to 25, the festival boasts an impressive line up of national and international talent with a jam-packed programme that covers all spectrums of the arts from literature and music to theatre, film, and comedy, as well as inspirational talks and lectures and a dedicated schools’ programme.

Poetry reading

A poetry reading by Dermot Healy will take place in the Cyril Grey Hall, Dugort, Achill on July 28 at 8.30pm

Closing date looms for Simon Armitage and Dermot Healy masterclasses

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The acclaimed writers English poet Simon Armitage and Irish novelist Dermot Healy will be giving writers masterclasses as part of Cúirt.

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