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Irish authors offer advice for young readers in County Mayo who are embarking on the MS READaTHON

Irish authors joined this week to offer some advice for young readers in Mayo who are to take part in the 26th MS READaTHON, and reminded young people that there is still time to sign up. The MS READaTHON reading month begins today October 11 untill November 11 and any primary or secondary school student can take part through their school, library, local bookshop or online. MS Ireland’s biggest annual fund-raising campaign, MS READaTHON provides vital local services and support for more than 8,000 people with MS and their families in Ireland.

Mockingbird and Book Thief are Galway’s favourite books

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Galway readers have shown that they prefer a more classical taste in literature by choosing To Kill A Mockingbird by Harper Lee and Book Thief by Markus Zusak as their favourite books, in a survey undertaken to mark the 125th birthday of bookseller Easons.

Sell-out performances and standing ovations close successful Galway Arts Festival

Standing ovations for Cillian Murphy in Misterman and Propeller’s Shakespearean productions, and numerous sold-out shows mark this year’s Galway Arts Festival as among the most successful in the event’s 34 year history.

A literary gem in the arts festival crown

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NO MORE than the Galway Races and the Galway Oyster Festival, not to mention Cúirt and the Galway Film Fleadh, the Galway Arts Festival has become a major event in the Irish festival calendar.

Emma Donoghue - Room author talks books, frog catchers, and film

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AMONG THE many illustrious visitors to this year’s Galway Arts Festival is writer Emma Donoghue, author of the international best-seller and multi-award winning novel, Room.

 

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