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Ten All Star nods for Mayo players

Ten Mayo players have been rewarded for their performances in this year’s football championship with nominations for the GAA GPA All Stars. Mayo’s haul of 10 nominations was only two short of All Ireland champions Donegal’s total. Both Alan Dillon and Andy Moran will be looking to pick up their second All Star awards with their nominations for this year. David Clark’s great year in goal has seen him get the nod alongside Dublin’s Stephen Cluxton and Donegal’s Paul Durcan. Both Keith Higgins and Ger Cafferkey were given nominations in the full back line, with Lee Keegan and Colm Boyle in the half back line. Both Aidan O’Shea and Barry Moran are up for one of the midfield berths, with Kevin McLoughlin joining Dillon and Moran in the race for a All Star in the forwards. Cillian O’Connor, who won the young player of the year last year, is nominated again this year for the same award.

Get ready for Clifden Arts Festival

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THE SAW Doctors, DruidMurphy, The Waterboys’ Mike Scott, paintings by Jack B Yeats, and the presence of Uachtarán na hÉireann, will be part and parcel of the 35th Annual Clifden Arts Festival.

Custom House Studio

New exhibition by Gary Robinson entitled imbue - Field and Converscapes continues at Custom House Studios Gallery, The Quay, Westport until April 29.

Cúirt festival to be opened by Garry Hynes on Tuesday

The end of April will see books, readings, writers, prose, poetry, and theatre celebrated and enjoyed throughout the city when the Cúirt festival begins next week.

Monsieur Durcan, poète, Je te salue

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READING HIS new collection, Praise In Which I Live And Move And Have My Being, the image of Paul Durcan that emerges is of a shadowy figure in a great cloak moving imperceptibly in and out of the cracks, crannies, and crevices of the human experience.

The world of literature at your doorstep

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“ALL GOOD books are alike in that they are truer than if they had really happened and after you are finished reading one you will feel all that happened to you and afterwards it all belongs to you; the good and the bad, the ecstasy, the remorse and sorrow, the people and the places and how the weather was.”

Nuala Ní Chonchúir and the charms of Juno

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AUTHOR NUALA Ní Chonchúir’s third poetry collection has just been published by Salmon and this latest volume affirms her credentials as a poet of considerable poise, sensitivity, and imagination.

Rita Ann Higgins to launch new poetry collection

RITA ANN Higgins’s latest collection of poetry, entitled Ireland Is Changing Mother, will be launched in Galway on Friday September 16.

A poetic journey through paintings

IN THE early 1990s, Paul Durcan took a trip to the National Gallery of London where he enjoyed viewing works by Van Gogh, Van Eyck, Rubens, and Gainsborough.

1,000 eggs later, Druid brings The Cripple of Inishmaan back to Galway

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When Druid stages Martin McDonagh’s The Cripple of Inishmaan in Galway on Wednesday June 22, the cast and crew will have clocked up 20,000 miles, 1,800 bed nights, and cracked 1,000 eggs - one of the longest tours by any Irish theatre company.

 

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