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Athlone's Abbey Road Artists’ Studios is delighted to introduce its newest resident artist, Ciara Tuite.
Fears are being expressed for the life and safety of Sohail Salem, an artist from Gaza, who was involved in the Galway 2020 project, Hope It Rains.
The current upsurge in violence in Israel-Palestine which includes civilian deaths, the destruction of homes, and even forms of ethnic cleansing, “will not be solved” if the world turns away, and “lets the cycle of violence, oppression, and destruction continue”.
“Journalism is a crime”. That thought came to mind as Insider watched the Israelis destroying the tower building in Gaza which housed the international news agencies.
Several hundred people worldwide have registered to join human rights group Afri’s annual famine remembrance event.
The Architecture at the Edge Festival will take place in Galway and Mayo this weekend. The festival, designed to help citizens understand the many ways architecture impacts our lives, will feature a weekend of online lectures, interviews, exhibitions, and panel discussions - all live and all free.
Two distinct phases of the hermetic life existed in early Christianity. The first phase was the Egyptian phase, the era of the desert hermits. With its scarcity of resources and its forbidding geography, the desert was a radical contrast to urban areas. These factors shaped the fierce insights of the desert hermits: the extreme individualism, their hostility toward social life, and their separation from conventional ecclesiastical authority.
In what must be the ultimate irony in the compelling story of Ted Hughes and Sylvia Plath, and their brief, but significant visit to Connemara in September 1962, it was Hughes who returned to find solace and peace there. Sylvia had planned to return that autumn, instead she found, what she thought was a refuge in the former home of WB Yeats in London, and despite the onset of severe depression, remained there to write her best poems. It would probably have saved her life if she had taken up the rented cottage she had paid a deposit for, between Cleggan and Moyard. Instead in London she battled against a bitter cold winter, ‘flu, frozen pipes, and minding her two small children while writing furiously most of the night.
Tomorrow is International Day of Solidarity with the Palestinian People, and events will take place in Shop Street and Mainguard Street and again on Sunday outside the Franciscan Abbey.
A book of poetry, inspired by the killing of 14-year-old Abdul-Rauf Ismael Salha by Israeli soldiers in January this year, will be launched in Galway next week.