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'A small, fast ferry in the west; it would be right up your street'

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A WELL Spent Smile is the title of an engaging collection of poetry recently published by Robert Hilton, captain of The Aran Flyer ferry. The ups and downs of Hilton’s long seafaring life infuse poems that are sometimes funny, sometimes serious, and constantly a pleasure to read.

City councillors support boycotting Eurovision 2019

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The call by Palestinian artists, broadcasters, journalists and civil society, for an international boycott of the Eurovision 2019, which takes place in Israel this weekend, has been supported by Galway city councillors.

Fred Johnston - exploring ‘rogue states’ in new poetry collection

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SALMON POETRY has recently published a new collection of poems by Fred Johnston, entitled Rogue States. It is Johnston’s ninth collection of verse and arrives almost 40 years after his debut, Life And Death In The Midlands.

‘We have to put our biases under the microscope'

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EMILY CULLEN is a poet, an academic, a harpist, and, in April, will preside over her first Cúirt International Festival of Literature as programme director. Cúirt has been a passion since her student days, and now in a position to run the festival, she has a vision for it that places 'diversity' at its core.

Galway writer nominated for prestigious literary award

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Fred Johnston, the Belfast-born, Galway based, short-story writer, poet, and novelist, has been nominated for a prestigious Pushcart Prize by the literary magazine, The Luxembourg Review.

Fred Johnston to give creative writing classes

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THE POET, author, and critic Fred Johnston will give a creative writing course, for those interested in writing poetry or prose, in NUI Galway, starting Monday October 3.

The achievement of Jessie Lendennie

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THERE IS a memory, somewhat hazy, probably romanticised, of the shop door opening one morning in the early eighties, and a young, statuesque, lady sailing in, wearing a flowing colourful cloak, somewhat reminiscent of an Adrienne Monnier or a Sylvia Beach.

John Behan: the people’s sculptor

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STARTING IN the early seventies and continuing for about 20 years, there was a continuous migration into Galway of extraordinary “blow ins” whose genius and drive transfigured the cultural life of the city.

 

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