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Simon Armitage - British Poet Laureate comes to Cúirt

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SIMON ARMITAGE combines an ability to speak to a broad, non-specialist audience – he is one of the few living British poets the bloke down The Dog and Duck might be able to name – with a knack for acquiring establishment accolades.

Celebrating Eilís Dillon

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Eilís Dillon was born on March 7, 1920, in Galway. Her parents were Professor Tom Dillon and Geraldine Plunkett, who was a sister of Joseph Mary Plunkett. They were very republican and were forced to move a number of times. They lived for a time in Daingean House and later in Barna for a few years. Eilís went to Barna National School where she became fluent at Irish, later to the Presentation, and later still to the Ursuline Convent in Sligo. She worked for a while in the hotel business.

A Valentine's Club GASS

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CLUB GASS - the Great and Secret Show, Galway's main LGBT clubnight will be getting all loved up this weekend at its Valentines's Special with another night of top dance tunes and the always brilliant drag show.

Writing classes with Susan Millar DuMars

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THE POET and short story writer Susan Millar DuMars will host a new series of her Advanced Fiction Writing Class. Starting on Friday February 7, it takes place from 2pm to 4pm, and will run for eight weeks.

Theatre shows at Ballynahinch Castle

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HUMANITY DICK, the acclaimed one-man show about the colourful life and times of Galway MP, humanitarian, and serial duellist Richard Martin, will be performed in what was once his home.

Parke Drama Group presents The Year of The Hiker By John B Keane

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By kind permission of the Drama League of Ireland, Parke Drama Group is delighted to perform The Year of The Hiker in Parke Community Hall on Friday, January 17 and Saturday, January 18 at 8pm each evening.

Margaret Atwood - leading author in Galway for 2020 celebrations

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Margaret Atwood, the leading Canadian author and Booker Prize winner for The Blind Assassin and The Testaments, and whose The Handmaid's Tale has become of the great works of Feminist fiction, will be in Galway in 2020.

New Year poetry workshops at Galway Arts Centre

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PEOPLE INTERESTED in finally getting around to writing poetry, or who are interested in doing so but do not know where to start, can check out the new series of classes by leading Galway poet Kevin Higgins.

‘One of the greatest, truest spirits alive’.

Week IV

Padraig Pearses stand between Corofin’s four-in-a-row

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Tuam Stadium will host the hotly anticipated Connacht senior club final which will be contested between Corofin and Padraig Pearses of Roscommon on Sunday. Throw-in for this encounter is at 2pm.

 

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