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The funeral of Valerie French-Kilroy took place yesterday in her native Cork.
THE FIRST chapter of Over The Backyard Wall - A Memory Book, Thomas Kilroy’s 'autobiography', is entitled 'The Eye of Memory' and opens thus: “I have been asked more than once to write a memoir and I’ve always had to say no. I couldn’t do it. I could scarcely remember what happened the previous week, never mind the distant past, at least with any degree of accuracy. Then in 2006, at the age of seventy-two, something odd happened to me - rather, something routine occurred - but it had an odd result. I had a cataract operation in both eyes.”
From the Ireland of the 1960s arose a generation of writers that created a cultural revival that compares with, and perhaps exceeds, the ‘Irish Renaissance’ of the early 1900s. This second flowering contributed to Ireland’s current reputation as a uniquely creative nation.
The award winning Irish writer Thomas Kilroy is coming to NUI, Galway next week, where he will be the subject of a public interview.
THE AWARD winning Irish novelist Claire Kilroy will read at the next Over The Edge: Open Reading in the Galway City Library, St Augustine Street, on Thursday February 24 at 6.30pm.
Custom House Studios with Westport Arts Festival 2008 are hosting a book launch and reading from the new poetry collection Points West by Gerald Dawe at the Creel Restaurant Westport Quay on Thursday October 9 2008 at 8pm. Guest Speaker on the evening Thomas Kilroy.
The best game of the weekend by far was the enthralling encounter of Caltra and an improved Tuam Stars. The game had everything and provided superb entertainment.
THE ACCLAIMED Irish novelist Claire Kilroy will read at the next Over The Edge in the Galway City Library, St Augustine Street, on Thursday November 19 at 6.30pm.