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International bestseller novelist dies in Lecanvey

Internationally acclaimed novelist Marsha Mehran has been found dead in an apartment in Lecanvey.

A prince arrives!

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There was a curious sequel to the story of poor Michael Kelly of Mirehall, Headford, whom I mentioned last week. Kelly, a substantial farmer and horse breeder, won the ‘gentleman’s race’ at Galway in 1884. However the stewards refused to give him the trophy claiming he was not a gentleman. Kelly sued, and won his case.

Launch of newly discovered Liam O’Flaherty satiric essay

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LIAM O’FLAHERTY is celebrated as the author of such short stories as His First Flight, but there is another, often neglected side, to the Aran Islands writer.

Theo Dorgan to launch

POET, NOVELIST, and broadcaster Theo Dorgan will launch Galway University Hospitals Arts Trust’s latest series of Poems for Patience.

Liz Lochhead: hickies, nappies, and twelve inch tellies

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I DISCOVERED Scottish poet Liz Lochhead in the 1993 Bloodaxe anthology The New Poetry, and a few years later she came to Galway to read at the 1998 Cúirt Festival.

‘I find great humour in the west, especially among women’ – Anakana Schofield

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“It’s hard to believe I’ve been answering questions about this book for two years,” muses author Anakana Schofield, speaking from her Vancouver home.

Get inside the mind of Lara Croft

RHIANNA PRATCHETT, the video game scriptwriter for Bioshock, the Overlord series, and the recently rebooted Lara Croft, is coming to Cúirt 2014.

A brotherly view of Tchaikovsky

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IN A fascinating fusion of theatre and music, the Irish Chamber Orchestra come to the Town Hall Theatre with My Brother Peter, which explores the life and work of Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky.

Sign language photographed

A HOST of prominent Irish people, making words in Irish Sign Language, is the essence of a new photographic exhibition which opens in Galway next week.

Irish sign language photography exhibition to open at Galway City Museum

Where would you be likely to find TV3 Ireland AM presenter Sinead Desmond, footballer Robbie Keane, novelist Roddy Doyle, cook Rachel Allen, UTV and Sky TV presenter Eamonn Holmes, and musician Andrea Corr in one room? A stunning photography exhibition featuring all these celebrities and many more will be showing in Galway at the city museum.

 

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