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What Do You Mean You Haven't Read...?

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Fred Johnston, poet, author, critic

What Do You Mean You Haven't Read...?

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Sasha de Buyl, director of Cúirt

What Do You Mean You Haven't Read...?

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Gugai - Róisín Dubh music promoter and founder of Strange Brew Records, chooses Foucault’s Pendulum by Umberto Eco

Ó Cadhain’s last, existential, word

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A RARE Christmas gem has just been offered to those who are fans of Máirtín Ó Cadhain’s work, but who have great difficulty in reading him in the vernacular.

Elaine Feeney's debut novel is out in April

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COUNTY GALWAY writer Elaine Feeney is well known, and has won acclaim for, her poetry, but in 2020 she will make her debut as a novelist when As You Were is published by Harvill Secker on April 16.

Galway film wins best documentary at Irish Film Festival London

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A locally made film, Cumar – A Galway Rhapsody, by Aodh Ó Coileáin of An Taibhdhearc and NUI Galway, has won the Best Documentary Award at the 2019 Irish Film Festival London.

‘I am bloody, raw, nerves hanging out all over the place.’

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If Sylvia Plath was hoping for some kind of rapprochement between herself and her husband Ted Hughes during their brief stay with the late Richard Murphy at Cleggan, Co Galway, in September 1962, she was to be quickly disillusioned. In fact she would be abandoned, and plunged into despair. Yet following a visit to Coole Park, and Thoor Ballylee, Sylvia was to take away a spiritual connection with the poet WB Yeats, and a feeling of peace in the tragic build up to her suicide some five months later.

'The younger generation haven’t heard of Walter Macken, that’s why I’ve spent my life promoting him'

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When I meet Ultan Macken for a morning coffee to chat about his one man show, My Father, My Son, the first thing he does is delightedly show me a new Russian edition of Walter Macken’s God Made Sunday.

Galway’s confluence of artists celebrated in new documentary

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CUMAR – A Galway Rhapsody is a lyrical new feature-length documentary featuring some of Galway’s best known artists. A bilingual film directed by Aodh Ó Coileáin and produced by Paddy Hayes of Magamedia Teo, it will premiere at the Galway Film Fleadh.

Over The Edge Fiction Slam

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THERE ARE plenty of opportunities for poets to read their work in public, but far fewer for fiction writers, which is why the Over The Edge annual fiction slam, now in its 11th year, is such a valuable local institution.

 

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