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Galway goes global with virtual festival of technology

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One of Ireland’s biggest tech events is going virtual and global this year. The international line-up of expert speakers has been announced for the AtlanTec Festival 2020 which takes place online from the 18-22 May 2020.

‘One of the greatest, truest spirits alive’.

Week IV

‘I am terrified by this dark thing’

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Week III

‘Get food and wine to give you strength and courage….’

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Week II

‘I am bloody, raw, nerves hanging out all over the place.’

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If Sylvia Plath was hoping for some kind of rapprochement between herself and her husband Ted Hughes during their brief stay with the late Richard Murphy at Cleggan, Co Galway, in September 1962, she was to be quickly disillusioned. In fact she would be abandoned, and plunged into despair. Yet following a visit to Coole Park, and Thoor Ballylee, Sylvia was to take away a spiritual connection with the poet WB Yeats, and a feeling of peace in the tragic build up to her suicide some five months later.

Mulkerrins brothers through to All-Ireland final

Martin and Diarmuid Mulkerrins have advanced to their first doubles final together after a tight battle against Cork opponents at the weekend.

West gets ready for Connemara Mussel Festival

Organisers of this year’s Connemara Mussel Festival on the May Bank Holiday weekend (May 4-6) are planning an exciting range of events as the festival takes its place on the Region of Gastronomy calendar.

Letter from Ted Hughes to Assia’s sister, Celia Chaikin, April 14 1969

Week III

Letter from Ted Hughes to his brother Gerald, April 1966.

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Week II

Letter from Ted Hughes to Sylvia Plath’s mother, Aurelia, March 15, 1963

Dear Aurelia, It has not been possible for me to write this letter before now...

 

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