Search Results for 'Nora Barnacle'

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Poems for the Lockdown - Bohermore cemetery

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I WROTE this poem in 2014 after the English poet Helen Mort, who, as well as being an excellent poet, is an accomplished cross country runner, asked me: "And do you run?"

Sixth class, The Mercy, 1948

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One hundred and eighty years ago, the Sisters of Mercy came to Galway for the first time, to a house in Lombard Street, to devote themselves to works of mercy among the poor. The great Catherine McAuley was one of the first three nuns to come here, the others being Mother M Teresa White and Mother N Catherine Leahy.

The saucy encounters of James and Nora

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THE SEX life of James Joyce and Nora Barnacle, as well as their love and romance, is the stuff of a new exhibition currently running in the Town Hall Theatre bar.

Will the legacy of this weekend’s events span seven centuries?

To be fair, I can’t blame the folks at St Nicholas’ Collegiate Church for the ridiculously busy news weekend that lies ahead of us here in Galway. There is no doubt that when they finished that wonderful church on that February Sunday in 1320 that they had no idea that exactly seven centuries later, they would be blowing out the 700 candles on a massive cake, at the same time as the drums of Galway being named a European capital were beating out just a few fields away.

Gourmet Food Parlour finds new home in Salthill

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Remember when The Spanish Arch was a car park and there was nothing much on Middle Street except the Augi; Back when BT was Moons and Nora Barnacle's house was just another house; before Westside was called Westside and there was nothing Latin about the Latin Quarter? That was the time when Salthill was the undisputed centre of all nightlife in the west of Ireland. While those days are long gone, Salthill seems to be reinventing itself once more.

Ballinasloe author shortlisted for Writing.ie award

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BALLINASLOE-BASED author Nuala O’Connor has been shortlisted for the Writing.ie Short Story of the Year, at the An Post Irish Book Awards, for her story ‘Gooseen’, inspired by Nora Barnacle, the Galway-born wife of James Joyce.

‘Ulysses is a big, democratic book... and Joyce has a tonic sense of humour’

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This Saturday, June 16, is Bloomsday and the Town Hall Theatre marks the occasion with a superb exhibition, Nighttown, featuring Joyce-inspired prints and drawings by Charles Cullen, which runs until the end of July.

'Ulysses is a big, democratic book...and Joyce has a tonic sense of humour'

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This Saturday, June 16, is Bloomsday and the Town Hall Theatre marks the occasion with a superb exhibition, Nighttown, featuring Joyce-inspired prints and drawings by Charles Cullen, which runs until the end of July.

County Galway author wins award for Nora Barnacle inspired story

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BALLINASLOE-BASED author Nuala O’Connor has won the prestigious UK-based Short Fiction Prize for her story ‘Gooseen’, about Galway woman Nora Barnacle, wife and muse to James Joyce.

Brunch at Salthill’s Ground & Co

There was a time when The Spanish Arch was a car park and there was nothing much on Middle Street except the Augi. That was when BT was still Moon's and Nora Barnacle's house was just another house, before Westside was called Westside and there was nothing Latin about the Latin Quarter — that was the time Salthill was the undisputed centre of all nightlife in the west of Ireland. While those days are long gone, Salthill seems to be reinventing itself once more.

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