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Junior joy for Mayo

At least the GAA have done something right for us Mayo fans when combining the Junior All-Ireland final with our Senior quarter-final on August 8. It will be a long sitting in Croke Park however, for Mayo fans with the junior game throwing in at 2pm and the senior game expected to throw in  at 6pm. It is a great opportunity for the juniors and I am glad they are getting a run out on the hallowed turf. It may be a first and last experience for some of them as players so I am sure they will cherish it.

Charlie Adley’s Craft of Writing Course

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GALWAY WRITER, playwright, and columnist Charlie Adley will host his Craft of Writing Course in the Westside Resource Centre, beside the church and library, from September 10, running for eight weeks.

Panti Bliss - High Heels in Low Places

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PANTI BLISS, activist, entertainer, drag queen, personality, and bona fide National Treasure, is bringing her show High Heels In Low Places to the Town Hall Theatre on Saturday July 4 at 8pm.

‘Cré na Cille is a hymn to the Irish of Connemara’

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Since its publication in 1949, Máirtín Ó Cadhain’s Cré na Cille has been hailed as a masterpiece. Yet the novel has, in the words of John Banville, “remained locked away from non-Irish speakers”.

Charlie Adley’s Craft of Writing Course

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GALWAY WRITER Charlie Adley’s popular Craft of Writing Course returns to the Galway Arts Centre. The course is for those who would like to improve their writing skills, from beginners to published writers.

Michael Harding and his elephant

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THE IRISH Times columnist Michael Harding reads from his book, Hanging With The Elephant, in the Town Hall Theatre on Wednesday February 11 at 8pm.

Hanging with the Elephant: An Evening with Michael Harding

Following his hugely popular nationwide tour of venues in Ireland in the autumn of 2013, Michael Harding, author, playwright and Irish Times columnist, is on his travels again to read from his latest book Hanging with the Elephant. He will be in Roscommon Arts Centre on Friday February 20 at 8pm.

Bookish festival gets rolling in Westport

There is a swirl of wonderful wordiness and lively debate in Westport today and continuing all weekend for the fifth annual Rolling Sun Book Festival.

Máire Geoghegan-Quinn to receive honorary degree from NUI Galway

EU Commissioner, Carna native Máire Geoghegan-Quinn, is to be honoured by NUI Galway.

Erris festival pulls in big names

Áras Inis Gluaire, the arts centre in Belmullet, has announced a new literary festival for north Mayo with some leading literary figures already secured for the inaugural event.

 

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