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There was some good scroing in the club and inter-club competitions last weekend around Mayo.
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?"
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.
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.
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.
Solar Bones, a novel written in a single 223-page sentence by Mayo author Mike McCormack has been voted the Bord Gáis Energy Book of the Year for 2016. Described as “a hymn to modern small-town life”, the experimental novel received unanimously positive reviews around the time of its publication.
Christy Moore, Mairtin O’Connor, Louis De Paor, Mick Flannery, and Fr Peter Mc Verry are among the many names who will be taking part in the 38th Clifden Arts Festival, which runs from Thursday September 17 to Sunday 27, and features theatre, literary, comedy and music events, workshops, and more than 200 family events.