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Jack Taylor and his battle with the Galway Girl

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'GALWAY GIRL' has been the title of both a Steve Earle song and an Ed Sheeran song. The term is about to be put to better use by the award-winning crime writer Ken Bruen in his forthcoming novel.

Autumn creative writing classes

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AUTUMN IS always a good time to take up that project, ambition, or idea you have long wanted to realise, and those interested in writing should take a look at the courses being offered in the Galway Technical Institute.

'Bluebells for love' – a Patrick Kavanagh evening

The legacy and various loves of Irish poet Patrick Kavanagh will be celebrated through talks, songs, poetry and readings at the upcoming Patrick Kavanagh event.

Celebrate Israeli poet Yehuda Amichai in Galway

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YEHUDA AMICHAI was probably Israel's greatest poet, and his poetry will be celebrated and read at the Over The Edge Writers’ Gathering in The Kitchen Café of the Galway City Museum next week.

THE 10th GALWAY GARDEN FESTIVAL WITH FOOD, CRAFT, MUSIC, STREET THEATRE AND A MEDIEVAL TOURNAMENT AT CLAREGALWAY CASTLE ON JULY 6-7TH

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The 2019 Galway Garden Festival will take place on Saturday 6th and Sunday 7th of July, at Claregalway Castle. This will be the 10th year of this multi-faceted jewel in the Irish Gardening calendar. It will not only showcase the very best of rare and special plant traders from all over Ireland but also includes a wonderful programme of expert talks, the usual superb artisan Food and Craft arena and a host of musical entertainment and open-air performance.

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.

Read your story at the Westside open mic

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THE WESTSIDE Arts Festival/Over The Edge Summer Open-mic, probably the biggest literary open-mic event in Galway, returns on Wednesday July 10 from 6.30pm to 8pm.

Embrace the creative arts - it can be a life transforming experience

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There is a notion that there is some connection between being interested in the arts, and looking down one’s nose at the sort of people who think Camus is a place in Connemara, rather than a French existentialist novelist.

Inishbofin Summer School – Explore a magical island in the company of a great team

The Inishbofin Summer school is Ireland’s longest running environmental school, which has welcomed a host of scientists, poets, writers, artists to work with teachers and the general public over the last 35 years. The school, which was first established by Leo Hallissey and Clare O‘Toole in 1984, has grown to become a highlight in the island’s yearly calender.

'A small, fast ferry in the west; it would be right up your street'

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A WELL Spent Smile is the title of an engaging collection of poetry recently published by Robert Hilton, captain of The Aran Flyer ferry. The ups and downs of Hilton’s long seafaring life infuse poems that are sometimes funny, sometimes serious, and constantly a pleasure to read.

 

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