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‘No room for complacency,’ says Saolta chief

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The chief executive of the Saolta University Health Care Group, which runs the local public hospitals, reassured the public this week that the coronavirus curve was being flattened, but warned there was no room for complacency.

'Writing is always mysterious, contradictory, revelatory‘

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LAURA CASSIDY has ambition – she is determined to do whatever it takes to become a movie star – but not only ambitions dhe believes stardom is her birthright. Yet something inside her continually thwarts her meeting her destiny.

The saucy encounters of James and Nora

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THE SEX life of James Joyce and Nora Barnacle, as well as their love and romance, is the stuff of a new exhibition currently running in the Town Hall Theatre bar.

The funniest women alive

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THE CLOCK is ticking with less than two weeks to go until Ireland’s biggest comedy festival - the Vodafone Comedy Carnival - hits Galway, and it is terrific to see so many downright hilarious women making up a large part of the line-up.

Bloomsday occasion celebrated at Athlone Castle and Visitor Centre

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On Sunday afternoon last, Athlone Castle and Visitor Centre celebrated Bloomsday with an exciting literary and musical recital in the castle courtyard. Bloomsday celebrates June 16, 1904, the day which follows the life of central character Leopold Bloom in James Joyce’s novel ‘Ulysses’.

'It’s inspired by The Dead and is both like it and not like it'

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2019 IS Druid's year of new writing with all work being world premieres by living writers. As part of the year’s exciting programme, and in association with the Galway International Arts Festival, Druid will next month present, Epiphany, by American writer Brian Watkins.

Ballinasloe author shortlisted for Writing.ie award

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BALLINASLOE-BASED author Nuala O’Connor has been shortlisted for the Writing.ie Short Story of the Year, at the An Post Irish Book Awards, for her story ‘Gooseen’, inspired by Nora Barnacle, the Galway-born wife of James Joyce.

James Joyce meets Italia ’90 in Portrait of the Artist

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ROUGH MAGIC Theatre Company hit the Town Hall Theatre next week with Arthur Riordan’s vibrant version of James Joyce’s Portrait Of The Artist As A Young Man. Stephen Dedalus's spiritual rebellion and restless search for artistic self-expression becomes a thrilling theatrical odyssey, which The Irish Times called a "fast-paced, fun and refreshingly unconventional".

Let O Conaire and other Galway statues talk, says Cannon

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Minister for the Diaspora and International Development Ciaran Cannon has called for the development of an initiative in Galway similar to the Dublin`s Talking Statues project which would enable tourists to receive a phone call from the characters depicted in the statues in the city and county.

'I am fascinated as to how Incantata is going to turn out'

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ONE OF the major events in this year’s Galway International Arts Festival is the world premiere of the stage adaptation of Paul Muldoon’s great poem Incantata, which Muldoon wrote in memory of his close friend and one-time lover, artist Mary Farl Powers, who died from cancer in 1992 aged just 44.

 

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