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New poetry collection from Amit Mediratta

POET AND VISUAL artist Amit Mediratta will launch his new collection of poetry, Ecstatic Flights/Manhattan Nights in Charlie Byrne’s Bookshop tomorrow at 6pm.

Don’t let Magdalene statue go the way of Padraic O Conaire, warns Boston professor

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Galway City Council decided this past week to remove a statue memorializing the women who lived, worked and, in some cases, died at the Sisters of Mercy Magdalene laundry in the city. Dedicated in March 2009, the Mick Wilkins statue was commissioned by the same city councilors who now seek to remove it. It is located at the corner of Forster Street and Bothár Breandan O Eithir, standing in full public view close to where the laundry institution once stood.

How poetry and Irish song interact

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GALWAY ACADEMIC and musician Seán Crosson has published a new book entitled The Given Note - a major study on the relationship between poetry and Irish trad and song.

New book on John Banville by NUIG scholar

John Banville, one of the major writers of contemporary Irish fiction, is the subject of a new book by NUI Galway’s Dr John Kenny.

Terry Eagleton - taking on the capitalists and atheists in Galway

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Terry Eagleton - Marxist, Christian, academic, literary critic, - and a provocative voice who relishes taking on those who disagree with him, is rightly regarded as one of the world’s foremost intellectuals.

 

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