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Finbar Hoban presents David Keenan this weekend

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In what will be one of the most anticipated gigs in Castlebar this year, up-and-coming singer songwriter David Keenan and his full band will be kicking off their nationwide tour when he comes to the Ruby Room at the Royal Theatre in Castlebar tomorrow night, December 7 - brought to you by Finbar Hoban Presents.

‘One of the greatest, truest spirits alive’.

Week IV

Poetry book for Palestine to be launched next week in Galway

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A book of poetry, inspired by the killing of 14-year-old Abdul-Rauf Ismael Salha by Israeli soldiers in January this year, will be launched in Galway next week.

‘I am terrified by this dark thing’

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Week III

Moya Cannon launches new poetry collection

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THE POET Moya Cannon will launch her latest collection of poems, Donegal Tarantella, in Charlie Byrne’s Bookshop, Middle Street, this evening [Thursday November 21] at 6.30pm.

New general manager announced for historic Renvyle House Hotel

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Anne Marie Kelly is to become the new general manager of Renvyle House Hotel following the decision by current CEO Ronnie Counihan to retire next year after 20 years at the helm of the historic property, and after a stellar 45 years in hospitality.

Galway film wins best documentary at Irish Film Festival London

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A locally made film, Cumar – A Galway Rhapsody, by Aodh Ó Coileáin of An Taibhdhearc and NUI Galway, has won the Best Documentary Award at the 2019 Irish Film Festival London.

‘Get food and wine to give you strength and courage….’

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Week II

Geraldine Mills' poetic trek into her family history

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THE OPENING verse of Geraldine Mills' new poetry collection, The Bone Road, reads: “They’re glad to see the back/of all the wind-crippled whins,/turn their heads from/the rain over Achill Island,/smoor the final fire.”

‘I am bloody, raw, nerves hanging out all over the place.’

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If Sylvia Plath was hoping for some kind of rapprochement between herself and her husband Ted Hughes during their brief stay with the late Richard Murphy at Cleggan, Co Galway, in September 1962, she was to be quickly disillusioned. In fact she would be abandoned, and plunged into despair. Yet following a visit to Coole Park, and Thoor Ballylee, Sylvia was to take away a spiritual connection with the poet WB Yeats, and a feeling of peace in the tragic build up to her suicide some five months later.

 

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