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Poet leaves Enniscorthy to drive around America

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EAMONN WALL has, over the past two decades, written a body of work that has made him one of Ireland’s leading diaspora poets, though he is nothing like as famous as he should be.

Leo and Anto start their biggest US tour tomorrow night

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FOLLOWING THEIR headlining spot at the 2014 Vancouver Folk Festival, Leo Moran and Anthony Thistlethwaite begin their biggest North American tour to date tomorrow evening.

Naomi Shihab Nye: Palestine and poetry meet at Cúirt

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NAOMI SHIHAB Nye has had both the good fortune, and the bad luck, to have lived in interesting times and places. Born in St Louis, Missouri in 1952 to a Palestinian father and an American mother; she grew up in (the now notorious) St Louis suburb of Ferguson, in Jerusalem, and in San Antonio, Texas, where she currently resides.

Help Mischa walk

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Mischa Gleeson (aged six) from Louisburgh is just like all other little girls her age, she loves to play and have fun. But Mischa has spastic diplegia cerebral palsy which restricts her movement and makes her muscles tight which makes it impossible for her to walk like other children her age. Fortunately Mischa has just been accepted to have an operation. The selective dorsal rhizotomy operation involves cutting the nerves at the base of Mischa's spine that cause the abnormal tone in her legs. This will permanently reduce the spasticity in Mischa's lower limbs, improving her sitting and standing postures significantly.

Blues, wit and haiku

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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.

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.

Most Inspirational Team in the World — St Gerald’s

A team of six transition year students from Castlebar’s St Gerald’s College have just been named The Most Inspirational Team in the World at the first Lego League World Festival in St Louis, Missouri, USA.

Steve Mackay - Sax Man, talks The Stooges, Iggy and Estel

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STEVE MACKAY, the man who played saxophone on The Stooges, extraordinary 1970 album Funhouse and the 2007 reunion album The Weirdness, and who also toured with the band in 1970 and 2003, is coming to Galway.

Galway poets are St Louis bound

Galway poets Susan Millar DuMars and Kevin Higgins have been invited to read in Galway’s sister city of St Louis, Missouri.

 

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