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How many famous people lifted that heavy brass knocker on the door of Lady Augusta Gregory’s home at Coole, Co Galway, and gave it a resounding rat- a -tat -tat? It resounded again last weekend with all the authority of a grumpy judge’s gavel. The writer and broadcaster John Quinn, chairman of the 19th Autumn Gathering, used it to great effect to keep speakers to their time, and to summon people to the next event.
In a new departure for the Cúirt International Festival of Literature, a number of readings will take place in the kitchens of Galway city homes.
READINGS IN kitchens, books left in cafés waiting to be browsed, musicians performing poems and prose, and street performers at a literary festival - this is, as Spock might say, “Cúirt Jim, but not as we know it.”
NEXT MONTH sees the 26th Cúirt International Literature Festival when writers and booklovers from far and wide will converge on Galway from April 12 to 17 , to enjoy this justly fêted celebration of the written word.
Paul Murray, author of the acclaimed novel Skippy Dies, the English poet Simon Armitage, rapper Buck 65, and the Booker winning Irish author Anne Enright are all coming to Galway for Cúirt.
The ninth issue of the very popular Kilkenny Poetry Broadsheet has been published by the Arts Office of the Kilkenny County Council.