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'So much of this festival is about celebrating Irish writers.' - Manuela Moser, Festival Director for Cúirt.
THE FIRST paragraph in the first story of Nicole Flattery’s first collection, Show Them a Good Time, reads: “The schemes were for people with plenty of time, or people not totally unfamiliar with being treated like shit. I was intimate with both situations. Management interviewed me - bizarre questions through an inch of plexiglass: How long, in hours, have you been unemployed? Did you misspend your youth throwing stones at passing cars?"
NICARAGUA'S Festival Internacional De Poesia De Granada, a celebrated international poetry event, has been cancelled this year as a result of the serious political crisis the Central American country has been experiencing since April 2018.
OVER THE last 10 years, women’s poetry in the west of Ireland has re-energised itself. Taking its cue from the pioneering work of Rita Anne Higgins, Mary O’Malley, Eva Bourke, and Anne Kennedy, it seems to have matured on to another level, adding a new dimension, energy, and maturity to the female poetic voice.
Aspiring poets are asked to answer the call of Yeats this weekend at the Thoor Closing Night at the Yeats Tower in Gort and to read their poems at the usually lively event.
LAST YEAR marked the 35th anniversary of the founding of Salmon press, during which its incredible contribution to Galway's cultural life was fully celebrated. Those heady days of the eighties were brought back to mind when Rita Anne Higgins, Mary O’Malley, and Eva Bourke were given a platform to present their challenging poems to a bewildered, if generally receptive, audience.
Ireland’s oldest person Sarah Clancy died this week aged 108, bringing to an end a remarkable life that spanned many of the notable dates in history.
THE FIRST Tower Poetry Slam 2016 competition will be held in Thoor Ballylee, once the south Galway home of WB Yeats, with the event being MC'd by award winning Galway poets Elaine Feeney and Sarah Clancy.
A slam poetry competition will take place in Thoor Ballylee, the former home of WB Yeats on Saturday October 15, and performance poets are being invited to apply for one of 10 places at the event. This is the first competition of its kind to be held at the tower house.
Independent left city councillor Catherine Connolly will formally launch her Election 2016 campaign this evening at 8.30pm in the Park Hotel, where the guest speaker will be poet and activist Sarah Clancy.