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Blues, wit and haiku

THERE ARE those who say there are too many women poets nowadays. For these reactionary critics all was well in the garden of poetry until it was ruined by feminism and the advent of poetry workshops, which have conspired together to encourage many more women to write poetry. And most of it, shock horror, does not even rhyme.

Poets from Albania and Belfast

NDREK GJINI began attending the University of Shkoder in his native Albania in 1984 when the country’s ageing ultra-Stalinist dictator, Enver Hoxha, was still organising lavish pageants in honour of himself.

Over The Edge New Writer of The Year competition

THE 2011 Over The Edge New Writer of The Year competition returns and is open to poets and fiction writers, but take note, the closing date is Wednesday August 3.

American and Irish poets to read at city museum

AMERICAN AND Galway writers will come together to read their work at the Over The Edge July Writers’ Gathering at The Kitchen in the Galway City Museum.

Poems that cross all boundaries

IN THE early 1980s Eva Bourke was an active participant in Galway Writers’ Workshop, when the group used to meet in a room above Taylor’s Bar.

Testify! @ Róisín Dubh

THE NEXT Testify! night of poetry, spoken word, and song upstairs at the Róisín Dubh on Monday June 6 at 9pm.

Over The Edge May Gathering

AMERICAN, ENGLISH, and Irish poets will read at the Over The Edge May Writers’ Gathering at The Kitchen, Galway City Museum, on Friday May 13 at 8pm.

Over The Edge New Writer competition

THE 2011 Over The Edge New Writer of The Year competition returns and is open to both poets and fiction writers.

Over The Edge Poetry Book Showcase

THE 2011 Over The Edge Poetry Book Showcase takes place on Friday February 11 at 8pm in Café 8 at The Galway City Museum.

‘The sharpness of the factory girl’s tongue’

In the late 1980s a number of innovative ideas were introduced to industry and business, that cleared the runway for the Celtic Tiger take off. The one that made great sense, and had an energy about it, was the inventory strategy known as just-in-time. A Japanese idea that spread through Europe like a Spanish forest fire in a heat wave. Instead of stockpiling raw products for manufacture or for sale (with all the attendant headaches of storage costs, temperature, accounting, etc, etc,) the management skill was to wait until stocks were low, and then pick up the phone and make sure your supplier gave you exactly what you needed at the right time, in the right place, and the exact amount just-in-time. Suddenly, everyone was doing it. Suppliers were kept on their toes, trucks delivered through the night, and a bit of excitement was injected into the work place.


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