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Cúirt 2020 - a weekend of literature online

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THE CORONAVIRUS has curtailed Cúirt, but it could not stop it. The city's international festival of literature has moved online and over the next few days, Galway can enjoy a feast of author interviews, readings, and interaction.

Cúirt literature festival goes online

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CÚIRT INTERNATIONAL Festival Of Literature will become the first literary festival in the world to be a completely digital event, when it goes online later this month.

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.

‘The great and the good of Irish writing'

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THE FIRST year of the new decade sees a new director at the helm of the Cúirt International Festival of Literature – Sahsa de Buyl. “If you were to look at a theme for this years’s event,” she says, “it would be the great and the good of Irish writing.”

Claremorris Community Radio hosts win big at national awards

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Two popular Claremorris radio programmes have been recognised with Achievement Awards at the Community Radio Ireland Féile, which was held in Leixlip last month.

Summer competitions in full swing

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There was some good scroing in the club and inter-club competitions last weekend around Mayo.

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?"

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.

It’s your community — have your say with Mayo PPN

Mayo Public Participation Network is holding a countywide information evening in Breaffy House Hotel on Wednesday, November 8, at 7.30pm. The evening will focus on gathering views/ideas from community groups that will form Mayo PPN's submission to Ireland 2040 - Our Plan. The meeting is open to community groups registered or wishing to register with Mayo PPN.

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