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Now in its ninth year, Poetry Day Ireland is an annual island-wide celebration of poetry which invites the nation to read, write, and share a poem on Thursday, April 27.
'So much of this festival is about celebrating Irish writers.' - Manuela Moser, Festival Director for Cúirt.
One night for all — as city marks culture night
Galway City Culture Night takes place on Friday 23 September. Galway City will host over 50 events with 200 artists participating in a diverse programme of visual arts, music, film and storytelling.
MARY MCPARTLAN, a powerhouse of Irish folk music - as a vocalist, a supporter of songwriters, an event organiser, as someone who nurtured the tradition, not just keeping it alive, but giving it a future - will be celebrated in Galway in April.
THE POET Moya Cannon will launch her latest collection of poems, Donegal Tarantella, in Charlie Byrne’s Bookshop, Middle Street, this evening [Thursday November 21] at 6.30pm.
THE WORK of some poets is great, or at least initially sounds great, when you hear it declaimed from a festival stage, but is rather less rewarding when read on the page, in the absence of the bells and whistles of performance.
OVER THE last 10 years, women’s poetry in the west of Ireland has re-energised itself. Taking its cue from the pioneering work of Rita Anne Higgins, Mary O’Malley, Eva Bourke, and Anne Kennedy, it seems to have matured on to another level, adding a new dimension, energy, and maturity to the female poetic voice.
GALWEGIANS LOOKING for jazz music during their lunchtime break can head down to the Black Gate Cultural Centre on St Francis Street, during the Galway Jazz Festival.
LAST YEAR marked the 35th anniversary of the founding of Salmon press, during which its incredible contribution to Galway's cultural life was fully celebrated. Those heady days of the eighties were brought back to mind when Rita Anne Higgins, Mary O’Malley, and Eva Bourke were given a platform to present their challenging poems to a bewildered, if generally receptive, audience.