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Cúirt 2020 Reading List announced

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THE CORONAVIRUS has placed massive restrictions on our work, movement, and socialising, but we can still look forward to the Cúirt literary festival at the end of April, and in the meantime catch up on some reading.

A celluloid and sound performance in Salthill

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TWO ARTISTS, both members of the Dublin-based Experimental Film Society, join forces to present an evening of film, sound, and performance at Engage Studios, Lower Salthill.

Kevin Barry to launch Engage Studios winter programme

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KEVIN BARRY, the award-winning, Booker Prize nominated, Irish author of City Of Bohane, Beatlebone, and Night Boat To Tangier, will launch a new programme of events from the Engage Arts Studio in Salthill.

Dark Lies The Island - new Irish film opens at The Eye

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DARK LIES The Island, the new Irish film scripted by acclaimed novelist Kevin Barry, and directed by Ian Fitzgibbon, who directed Perriers Bounty, and episodes of Moone Boy, opens in The Eye tomorrow.

Summer sunshine finally arrives as the quest for Tory Party leadership continues

Well, for once the weather in Ireland performed exactly as required.

Nicole Flattery and the essence of absurdity

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THE FIRST paragraph in the first story of Nicole Flattery’s first collection, Show Them a Good Time, reads: “The schemes were for people with plenty of time, or people not totally unfamiliar with being treated like shit. I was intimate with both situations. Management interviewed me - bizarre questions through an inch of plexiglass: How long, in hours, have you been unemployed? Did you misspend your youth throwing stones at passing cars?"

'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?

Nicole Flattery launches debut short story collection

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ONE OF the most exciting new voices in Irish fiction is Galway based writer Nicole Flattery, whose debut short story collection, Show Them A Good Time, was recently acquired as part of a six figure UK deal.

A book which should be mandatory reading for short story fans

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THE STINGING Fly magazine was born in 1998 with the specific aim in mind of providing a platform in Ireland for new short stories, some of which are nowe collected in Stinging Fly Stories, edited by Sarah Gilmartin and Declan Meade, and published by Stinging Fly Press.

A taste of ‘Autumn’ at Roscommon Arts Centre

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Roscommon Arts Centre has announced that award-winning novelist Kevin Barry’s Autumn Royal will close its national tour right in Roscommon on June 1 and 2.

 

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