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Creative writing classes at Galway Arts Centre

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THE SHORT story writer and poet Susan Millar DuMars, will teach a class on creative writing at the Galway Arts Centre, Dominick Street, starting January.

Poetry workshops for 2019 at Galway Arts Centre

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THE POET Kevin Higgins will teach a new series of poetry workshops in the Galway Arts Centre, Dominck Street, with classes for beginner and experienced levels.

Galway to mark centenary of 1918 election

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In the UK general election of 1918 Irish men, and for the first time, Irish women, struck a major blow for Ireland's right to self-determination, by electing 73 Sinn Féin MPs - almost 70 per cent of the vote.

Grace and Scott the real heroes as Henshaw family raise funds for South Westmeath Hospice

I will begin this column by noting and paying respect to the late US president George Bush who died recently. I have not any particular memories about him but I have always felt that he was a most honourable person, and that seems to be the general opinion now upon his passing. I noted at his funeral home that his faithful dog who he has had for years was keeping watch on the rug outside, and I thought well, the late president must have had very admirable human traits. May he rest in peace.

Galway Advertiser editor to read at Over The Edge

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DECLAN VARLEY, the editor of the Galway Advertiser, will read from his new novel, The Confession of Peadar Gibbons, at the final Over The Edge: Open Reading of 2018.

GMIT announces new VP for Mayo campus

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GMIT has announced the appointment of Professor Neville McClenaghan to the post of Vice President, GMIT Mayo campus. Professor McClenaghan comes to GMIT from the University of Ulster where he held a number of rolesincluding Course Director of the B.Sc. (Hons) Biomedical Science, Head of School of Biomedical Sciences (2007-2017), Professor of Bio-innovation and Enterprise (since 2009), and member of the Senate.

Ballinasloe public library hosts ‘Galway Great Read’ gala event

Ballinasloe Library hosts the culmination of a successful month of events reflecting upon 'Women of the West - Art, Citizenship and Literature' this evening, Thursday, November 29 at 6.30pm.

Ballinasloe public library hosts ‘Galway Great Read’ gala event

Ballinasloe Library hosts the culmination of a successful month of events reflecting upon 'Women of the West - Art, Citizenship and Literature' this evening, Thursday, November 29 at 6.30pm.

Museum acquires handwritten Ó Conaire letters

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An important collection of letters from the mid-1920s concerning the Irish-language writer Pádraic Ó Conaire has been kindly donated to Galway City Museum by the Galway Technical Institute on the ninetieth anniversary of the author’s death. The letters relate to Ó Conaire’s time as an Irish language teacher at Galway Technical Institute (GTI), then situated on Dominick Street.

'Rex’s performance is electric and the response has been overwhelming'

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HAILED AS "a beautiful portrait of young Irish manhood," by the Sunday Independent, and a "one-man show whirlwind," by the Edinburgh Reporter, Philip Doherty’s acclaimed drama, Pilgrim, starring Rex Ryan, comes to the Town Hall next week.

 

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