Search Results for 'writer'

529 results found.

Ireland West Airport is flying

image preview

Ireland West Airport is flying. Literally.

Kevin Higgins — a poet of integrity, honesty and bravery

image preview

In 2016 The Stinging Fly magazine described Kevin Higgins as ‘likely Ireland’s most read Irish poet’. Kevin who passed away this week was a passionate and popular poet, a satirist, a fine wordsmith, a romantic with real powers of evocation and a gentle presence too.

Wilfrid Scawen Blunt in Galway Gaol

image preview

Blunt was an aristocratic English writer, a person of remarkable ability who, as “the best looking man in England was credited with having refreshed the blood of several ancient families”. He was always against colonialism and sympathetic to small nations, so it was no surprise that he became an ardent supporter of Home Rule for Ireland. In 1887, he was in Ireland to study the grievances of the people when he heard that evictions had recommenced on the 56,000-acre estate of Lord Clanricarde in Woodford.

Voices of Connemara captures the magical essence of older Ireland

image preview

The Voices of Connemara is a book to be treasured. Published initially in 2001, and now available as a paperback, it was put together by photographer Raymonde Standún and the late Bill Long (writer and broadcaster).

Hitting the Burren trail with Galway’s Three Amigos

image preview

We are fortunate to live in Galway and to have the Burren within shouting distance. Some 15,000 hectares of a unique landscape that miraculously contain all the major habitats found on this island.

Treats at the final Over The Edge: Open Reading of 2022

image preview

Over The Edge, Galway City's literary events organisation, organise readings of poetry and fiction at a variety of venues around Galway City. The December ‘Over The Edge: Open Reading’ will take place in Galway City Library on Thursday, December 15 from 6-7.30pm.

New generation of Irish Indie-Folk with Orwells ’84 at Monroe’s Live

image preview

With such extensive musical inspiration, it is no wonder that the combination of Damien Mc Kenna (vocals, guitar and writer), Seán Byrne (guitar, bouzouki, vocals), Ella Englishby (cello, harmonium, vocals), Roisin Ward Morrow (violin, vocals), Pauric Mc Crum (drums) and Peter Mc Coy (bass, vocals, piano) are making waves on the indie scene.

Banshees — stunningly beautiful and chat-inspiring

image preview

BEN O’GORMAN

EYE Cinema screening of The Peculiar Sensation of Being Pat Ingoldsby

image preview

"There is something healing about watching Ingoldsby, a man who is both outside of and ahead of his time, battling against the tide of 1960s (and onwards) Irish conformity." The Irish Times

Rich Hall - Galway’s favourite comedy cowboy

image preview

His grouchy demeanour, deadpan delivery, absurdist irony, rapid-fire wit, and idiosyncratic approach to country music, will be seen and heard across a variety of shows at this month’s Galway Comedy Festival.

 

Page generated in 0.1039 seconds.