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Cúirt International Festival of Literature appoints new director

Galway Arts Centre is delighted to announce the appointment of Manuela Moser as Festival Director of the Cúirt International Festival of Literature. Manuela brings a wealth of experience to Galway Arts Centre having held roles as a director, programmer and project manager across the literature field.

Autumn poetry workshops via Galway Arts Centre

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Starting in September, Galway Arts Centre is offering aspiring poets a choice of three online poetry workshops, all facilitated by poet Kevin Higgins, whose best-selling first collection, The Boy With No Face, published by Salmon Poetry, was short-listed for the 2006 Strong Award for Best First Collection by an Irish poet.

Literary Cúirt is in session

The Cúirt International Festival of Literature is back, filling venues across Galway with wordsmiths and their works from April 4 to 10.

Patricia Burke Brogan and Ena McEntee receive Freedom of City

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Mayor Colette Connolly is delighted Patricia Burke Brogan and Ena McEntee will be awarded Freedom of Galway City.

A former president learns a lesson about theatre craft

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Nothing shut the mouths of the Irish yahoos faster than to see Augusta Lady Gregory enter the Maxine Elliot Theatre, New York, arm in arm with Teddy Roosevelt, probably America’s greatest president. Their jaws must have hit the floor in amazement as they were well prepared for a total assault on the Abbey Theatre’s presentation of the Playboy of the Western World, and on its ‘pensioner’ spokesperson Lady Gregory.

NUI Galway launches fully catalogued Conradh na Gaeilge archive

The archive of Conradh na Gaeilge, Ireland’s oldest Irish language organisation, has been launched by NUI Galway. The archive, which extends to 600,000 pages of documents, books, photos, and ephemera collected throughout the organisation’s nearly 130-year history, has been fully catalogued and is now available to researchers.

Over The Edge Poetry Book Showcase

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THE ANNUAL Over The Edge Poetry Book Showcase, takes place in Charlie Byrne’s Bookshop, Middle Street, on Friday February 11 at 6pm.

What a Complete Aisling authors to read at Cúirt 2022

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SARAH BREEN and Emer McLysaght, the authors of the immensely popular Aisling comic novels, and young adult fiction writer Bethany Rutter, will read at Cúirt 2022.

Cúirt New Writing Prize 2022 seeks entries

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The Cúirt New Writing Prize 2022 is seeking entries for its poetry and short fiction categories, while the judges will be novelist Lisa McInerney and poet Gail McConnell.

Representation matters - Breaking Ground Ireland at Cúirt 2022

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IN APRIL, Galway will host a landmark project showcasing and celebrating 80 writers and illustrators from ethnic minority backgrounds in Ireland.

 

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