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Westport writer makes shortlist of RTÉ short story competition

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Hugo Kelly from Westport, is among 10 writers from almost 2,800 entries to be shortlisted for the RTÉ Short Story Competition in honour of Francis MacManus.

Declan O’Rourke to play Town Hall in 2022

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HIS MUSIC has been praised by Paul Weller and Pete Townshend; his songs have been covered by Josh Groban and Eddi Reader; while writer Pete Paphides has called him, “the Irish John Prine”.

Local Group 8 artist collective to host creative annual exhibition

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For its eleventh outing, Ballinasloe-based artist collective Group 8 will hold the opening of its annual exhibition, UNBOUND, on Culture Night, Friday, September 17, at 7pm, in Artisan Alley at the Town Hall Theatre, Ballinasloe.

'Getting to Know...' Joy Gerrard, visual artist

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What is your idea of perfect happiness?

Critically acclaimed author Patrick deWitt visits Roscommon Arts Centre

Roscommon Arts Centre is thrilled to present an evening with critically acclaimed author and screenwriter Patrick deWitt as part of a short Irish tour on Thursday, September 9, at 8pm.

Liam O’Flaherty and the War of Independence

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LIAM O'FLAHERTY was travelling in the Americas during the War of Independence, while his brother Tom was involved in Communist politics in the United States.

‘Working with another's voice gives you a new set of tools to play with’

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SOMETHING CATHARTIC, something collective, happened when Mick Flannery played the first live gigs in Galway in more than a year, a spontaneous response to seeing such a thing happening again.

Film review: Stillwater

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ON THE surface, Stillwater is one of those ‘ripped from the headlines’ films. Extremely loosely (and controversially) based on the Amanda Knox saga it has already met with a lot of criticism - including from Knox herself.

A year for reading

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‘If we’re not producing theatre, we do not exist, you have to perform’

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A PLAY about love, about art, about relationships, ambition, desire, the declines of the Anglo-Irish gentry, and the emergence of a new society - Anton Chekhov’s tragi-comedy The Seagull, in the acclaimed adaptation by Thomas Kilroy, is all of these things.


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