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Gort gears up for Yeats-themed parade this weekend

Gort will play host to a WB Yeats-themed parade this weekend as part of a week of festivities to mark St Patrick’s Day.

Gort to celebrate the life and work of WB Yeats

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THIS WEEKEND marks the start of a series of events in County Galway, as part of Yeats2015, celebrating WB Yeats and his connections to south Galway.

The Coole door knocker will rat-a-tat-tat once again

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How many famous people lifted that heavy brass knocker on the door of Lady Augusta Gregory’s home at Coole, Co Galway, and gave it a resounding rat- a -tat -tat? It resounded again last weekend with all the authority of a grumpy judge’s gavel. The writer and broadcaster John Quinn, chairman of the 19th Autumn Gathering, used it to great effect to keep speakers to their time, and to summon people to the next event.

The Forge at Gort Festival

THE FORGE at Gort literary festival, featuring readings, book launches, music, and exhibitions, returns to the south County Galway town tomorrow and Saturday.

Hungarian poet to read in Gort

GEORGE SZIRTES, the Hungarian born, British based, poet, will read in the Gort Library, Gort, on Wednesday at 8pm.

French poet to read in Gort

EVE LERNER, the French born poet and translator, will be reading from her work in the Gort Library this Saturday at 3pm.

The Forge at Gort Literary Festival

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THE FORGE at Gort Literary Festival, a celebration of Irish writing, poetry, and music, in a town with deep and direct links to WB Yeats and Lady Gregory, returns on Friday March 26 and Saturday 27.

Ulick O’Connor and Siobhán Armstrong for the Forge at Gort festival

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THE WRITER Ulick O’Connor and the internationally-acclaimed harpist Siobhán Armstrong will headline the second Forge at Gort literature festival, on March 27 and 28.

Leading Irish archaeologist to speak in Gort

Leading Irish archaeologist Michael Gibbons will give an illustrated talk on his work in the Gort Library on Saturday March 28 at 3pm.

 

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