Search Results for 'Richard Murphy'

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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...

Inspirations for a poet

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Week II

‘Architecture at the Edge’ festival symposium to generate creative discourse about public spaces

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A keynote event on the first day of the inaugural Architecture at the Edge festival will provide an opportunity for architects, planners, designers, creatives and local communities to talk about the shape of our built environment. The half day symposium entitled ‘Placemaking’ will be held on Friday 29th September at the O’Donoghue Centre NUI, Galway. What makes a great place to live? Who is involved in the making of places in which we live, work and play? How can we make more of our public places? These are just some of the questions to be explored at the symposium.

Architecture at the Edge festival programme announced

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Architecture at the Edge, a new festival designed to help citizens understand the many ways architecture impacts our lives, has launched its inaugural programme. The festival, which runs from September 29 to October 1 throughout County Galway and into County Mayo includes expert-led guided tours, talks, workshops and exhibitions and will offer audiences a unique opportunity to explore homes, buildings and spaces that are not usually open to the public.

The moaning came from the room next door

In the early 1960s the poet Richard Murphy spent an eventful decade ferrying visitors on his converted traditional Galway hooker type boat, the Ave Maria, between Cleggan and Inishbofin, and to the islands beyond. It provided rich pickings for the poet. He kept a diary of the journeys, the characters who came on board, and the excellent fishing that anglers enjoyed, which he included in his finely observed autobiography The Kick, recently republished to celebrate his 90th birthday.*

Architecture at the Edge festival programme announced

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Architecture at the Edge, a new festival designed to help citizens understand the many ways architecture impacts our lives, has launched its inaugural programme. The festival, which runs from September 29 to October 1 throughout County Galway and into County Mayo includes expert-led guided tours, talks, workshops and exhibitions and will offer audiences a unique opportunity to explore homes, buildings and spaces that are not usually open to the public.

‘Love set you going like a fat gold watch’

Week V

A gentle kick under the table

Week IV

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