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Galway’s arts scene lost one of its most colourful personalities last week with the sudden death of Connor Maguire, my erstwhile comedy sidekick and long-time friend. As Maguire & McBride, or in tandem with Eamonn and Fiona Kelly in The Comedy Cumann, we regaled audiences at Cúirt, the Galway Arts Festival and other occasions and locations for many years.
‘People should stay rather than emigrate, it’s too convenient for the Establishment for them to go away’
In these times of ongoing austerity, looming water charges, and general disaffection, God knows we could all do with a laugh. Let us raise our glasses therefore, in thanks and salutation, to writer Eamonn Kelly who delivers guffaws a-plenty in The Franz Kafka Centre for the Uninvolved, newly e-published and ready for download to a Kindle near you.
Spring sunshine greeted the official opening of this year’s Cúirt International Festival of Literature which was held at the Rowing Club in Woodquay on Tuesday evening.
THE 2012 Cúirt Over The Edge Showcase Reading takes place on Friday April 27 at 3pm in the Town Hall Theatre.
Moycullen’s Kevin O’Shea has taken first place in poetry and Dublin born, Galway based, Eamonn Kelly has won the fiction category in the Cúirt New Writing Prize 2012.
EIGHTEEN YEARS after it was first performed, Eamonn Kelly’s uproarious comedy Religious Knowledge is returning to The King’s Head for two reunion performances featuring the original cast of Gerry Conneely, Tommy Tiernan, Gary McSweeney, and Phillip Sweeny, directed, as before, by Fiona Kelly.