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Watch Galway short film Don’t You Know Who I Am?

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RICK ROSSI needs to get away. It is a bad time and his future is uncertain. He was living the rock’n’roll high-life, until it all came crashing to a tragic halt when Pete, his friend and band member, died.

Dimitra Xidous - keeping bees and meeting Leonard Cohen

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THERE WAS a fine turnout The Crane Bar last Saturday afternoon for the launch of Dimitra Xidous’s debut poetry collection, Keeping Bees, published by Doire Press.

A Galway Christmas book hamper

AT THE risk of milking a cliché to death, rumours of the demise of the book are greatly exaggerated if the amount of books published in Galway over the last 12 months is any indication.

Finding solace in alcohol and crows

PEOPLE LIKE happy stories - in the same way they like Juicy Fruit chewing gum and fizzy cola bottles. However, it is a terrible idea to live on a diet of artificially sweetened happiness.

‘There is a revival of interest in the short story’

“I THINK I was always drawn to the short story,” Aileen Armstrong declares at the start of our interview to talk about her debut volume, End of Days, published by Doire Press.

Debut short story collection from Aileen Armstrong

END OF DAYS, the debut short story collection from the Galway based, Sligo born, writer Aileen Armstrong, will be launched next week.

Over The Edge Writers’ Gathering

OVER THE Edge will hold a writers gathering, with poets from Australia and Irish authors, in the Nuns’ Island Theatre on Friday September 13 at 8pm.

Olaf Tyaransen for Electric Picnic

Galway-based author and Hot Press journalist Olaf Tyaransen will be performing and conducting public interviews at the Electric Picnic festival in Stradbally at the end of the month. The acclaimed author – described by the Sunday Independent as “demonstrably the best rock ‘n’ roll interviewer in the world”- will be reading on The Word Stage in the Mindfield area at 7pm on Friday August 30, and again on Sunday September 1.

Galway Arts Centre creative writing classes

CREATIVE WRITING classes for beginner and continuing creative writing students will take place in the Galway Arts Centre, Dominick Street, in September.

Galway Stories to be read in Clare

GALWAY WRITERS will be reading short stories set in Galway at an event in The Russell Gallery, New Quay, in the Burren, in County Clare.

 

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