Search Results for 'Gerry Hanberry'

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Fran McCann's jazz inspired take on life

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GOING PLACES, whether metaphorically, thematically, or stylistically, is the theme of That Other Life, the new exhibition by Fran McCann, which opens this week in The Kenny Gallery.

'The poems are more robust in this collection'

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THIS SATURDAY sees the launch of Emily Cullen’s new poetry collection, Conditional Perfect, at the Galway City Museum. Published by Doire Press, this is Cullen’s third collection, following 2003's No Vague Utopia and 2013's In Between Angels and Animals.

'People are talking about a renaissance in Irish writing. It’s not an exaggeration'

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AS TECHNOLOGY progresses, at what point will the distinctions between machines and humans become blurred? Can poetry still be a voice or rage and reason against oppression and discrimination? And Irish literature, what lies behind its recent renaissance?

Talking SIN and sexiness with artist Margaret Nolan

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EROTICA AND sexuality are the provocative and alluring themes of a bold new exhibition opening this Saturday, in both the Town Hall Theatre bar and the Black Gate Cultural Centre on St Francis Street.

Far From Literature returns to Cúirt

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FAR FROM Literature We Were Reared, the night showcasing prose, poetry, spoken word, music, and comedy from local writers and performers, returns to the Róisín Dubh this weekend as part of the Cúirt literary festival.

Remembering Patrick Kavanagh in Galway

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“IF EVER you go to Dublin Town/In a hundred years or so/Inquire for me in Baggot Street/And what I was like to know” wrote the poet Patrick Kavanagh, but you do not have to go to Dublin to find out about him.

Over The Edge Poetry Book Showcase

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LEADING GALWAY poets like Gerry Hanberry, Alvy Carragher, Miceál Kearney, Pete Mullineaux, and Marie Cadden will read at the 2017 Over The Edge Poetry Book Showcase, which takes place next week.

How to steal your friend’s girlfriend with a Thin Lizzy LP

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LITERATURE AND music have long had an intimate relationship, and the music of a word is often as important as its literal meaning. A new anthology - Fermata - Writings inspired by Music, showcases writing written in response to music.

Morgan’s first run

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THERE IS no more appropriate way for this column to celebrate the New Year other than by reviewing the first collection of a young Galway poet who had come to notice while still at school.

‘When the heart is yearning it speaks volumes’

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Few can resist the seductive charms of a love song and down the ages Ireland has proffered its share of heart-beguiling airs. Galway author Gerry Hanberry has now taken 15 famous Irish love songs and tells the story of the women who inspired them, in his new book, On Raglan Road, published by Collins Press.

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