Search Results for 'Patrick Kavanagh'

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Galway Fringe Festival, choc-a-bloc with artistic treats

THE GALWAY Fringe Festival will launch its programme this Saturday in the Mechanics Institute, Middle Street, at 6pm and the line-up is bursting at the seams with visual arts, music, comedy, theatre, and literature.

The Kilkennys - live @ OMG

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FOLK BALLADEERS The Kilkennys will perform a live set at OMG Zhivago, Shop Street, on Friday May 15 at 12 noon.

Celebrate National Poetry Day with Yeats and Kavanagh

As part of its contribution to Yeats2015, the year-long celebration of one of Ireland’s most beloved poets, Westmeath County Library is delighted to offer the public a chance to hear award-winning poet Noel Monahan give a talk on WB Yeats and Patrick Kavanagh.

Farney army come calling to Castlebar

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The last time Mayo faced Monaghan in the National Football League was four years ago, they lost out to the Ulster men by two points in the village of Inniskeen. Mayo’s visit back then to the home of Patrick Kavanagh gave them plenty of food for thought and set them off on an adventure that would see them reach two All Ireland finals and two All Ireland semi-finals over the next four summers.

‘Galway has something between a tolerance and an appetite for experiment’

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December will be a hectic month for Tommy Tiernan as he undertakes a seven date tour across all corners of County Galway, performing his new show Out Of The Whirlwind. The show, he says, will be a mixture of “storytelling and improv”, but this is also likely to be the last run of ‘world tour of Galway’ styled shows Tommy will do.

Let the market forces give you the taste of Christmas

John F Kennedy might have said that on a clear day you can see Boston, but from tomorrow evening, we're nearer Berlin than Boston. Just when you're thinking where has the year gone since you sank your teeth into your last kangaroo burger, the Galway Continental Not So German But Full of Foreign Crusty Types Anyway Incontinence Christmas Market is upon us yet again.

Remembering The Great War’s fallen Irish through art

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THE CENTENARY of the First World War has prompted many commemorations of, and fresh reflections on, that vast and cataclysmic conflict. Here in Ireland it has occasioned a reclaiming of the history of the many thousands of Irishmen who served and died in the war and whose stories had largely been erased from official memory until recent years.

The poetic connection between Galway and Gogarty

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Celebrate the poetry of Patrick Kavanagh

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POET, NOVELIST, songwriter, journalist - Patrick Kavanagh - was born 110 years ago in Monaghan, and his life and works will be celebrated at two events in Galway city.

Two Patrick Kavanagh plays on Galway stage

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GALWAY DEVOTEES of the poet Patrick Kavanagh are in for a treat next week when two stage plays based on his life and work come to town.

 

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