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Vamp fest to close Neil Jordan season at Ballina Film Club

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There is still time to catch some of the brilliance of Neil Jordan at Ballina Arts Centre as a film season dedicated to the famous screen writer and film director continues for two more nights, on August 4 and 5.

The Bridge executive producer to speak in Galway

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ANDERS LANDSTRÖM, a producer and executive producer of the extraordinary Swedish crime drama series The Bridge is to speak at the Galway Film Centre’s annual film and TV seminar.

Cinemobile is heading back to Achill

Cinemobile, Ireland’s mobile cinema, is beginning its summer tour by visiting Achill Keel, parked at the Sandybanks car park. Cinemobile will be in Keel in Achill from Saturday, July 20 to Monday, July 22.

NUIG to host major conference on 1916

Film-maker Neil Jordan, author Pat McCabe, Druid’s Garry Hynes, and renowned BBC journalist Peter Taylor, will discuss the legacy of the 1916 Rising at a major conference in NUI Galway.

‘We’ve tried to reinvent the vampire legend’

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Neil Jordan returns to the vampire film for the first time in almost 20 years with Byzantium, but he does so on his own terms - reinventing and challenging the genre in a story centred around two women, who could be sisters, but who are actually mother and daughter.

‘Funny, lyrical and poignant’ - Garret Keogh on Port Authority

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ONE OF the definite highlights of the current Town Hall Theatre season is Decadent Theatre Company’s new staging of Conor McPherson’s Port Authority which starts a five-night run next week.

New story collection from Fred Johnston

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DANCING IN The Asylum is a new collection of short stories from long-time Galway-based author, Fred Johnston. It is the second story collection from Johnston who has also published four novels, eight volumes of poetry, and had three plays performed in a writing career that spans more than 30 years.

Local Mary McEvoy up for book award

Well-known Westmeath actress Mary McEvoy has been nominated for an award in the Bord Gáis Energy Irish Book Awards 2011.

Heinrich Boll memorial weekend in Achill

The annual Heinrich Böll Memorial Weekend 2011 will take place on Achill Island this coming weekend, starting today, Friday April 29 to Sunday May 1. The event opens at 7pm on Friday at the Cyral Gray Memorial Hall Dugort. The official opening will be by Angela Spizig, vice mayor of Cologne, and the welcome address will be made by Cathaoirleach of Mayo County Council, Michael Burke.

Biblio: A monthly review of Irish Books

FOR MOST Galwegians, Little John Nee was largely synonymous with the spirit of the Galway Arts Festival in its early years.

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