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'Poetry can illuminate people’s lives'

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Among the attractions of the upcoming Clifden Arts Festival is the launch of the latest poetry collection by Moya Cannon, entitled Keats Lives and published by Carcanet Press. It is also something of a homecoming, as Moya was a long longtime stalwart of Galway’s literary scene.

Style, decadence, glamour, opulence

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STOCKINGS, SUSPENDERS, lavish lingerie, suggestive dances, and lashings of sauce, burlesque is no longer about women performing for men, today it is about women performing for women, and artists and audience celebrating the diversity of female forms.

Mike Scala - New York troubadour is Galway bound

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NEW YORK singer-songwriter and international charity worker Mike Scala is a man who enjoys doing things independently. Along the way, he has toured the world, worked with leading musicians, and made fans across the globe.

Cinema review: Straight Outta Compton

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STRAIGHT OUTTA Compton is the story of the rise, and then fall, of rap’s first super group, N.W.A, the group that introduced gangster rap to the mainstream in the late 1980s. The film has been the surprise hit of the summer in the US and looks like it will be a huge success here too.

NUI Galway's school of business to host major international conference

NUI Galway’s JE Cairnes School of Business and Economics will host the 18th annual Irish Academy of Management Conference 2015 on September 3/4.

O’Donnellan & Joyce all day October auction promises to have something for everyone

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The massive success of O'Donnellan & Joyce's previous auctions, and especially the 2015 auctions, seems to have left no doubt in the minds of most vendors that if you want to sell your property in a reasonably short length of time the auction route is the way to go. 

'The language just fizzes with energy and colour' –Decadent’s Jarlath Tivnan on Vernon God Little

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It’s Monday afternoon in Nun’s Island theatre and Decadent director Andrew Flynn is rehearsing a scene from Vernon God Little with actors Jarlath Tivnan, Eilish McCarthy, and Peter Shine.

Taoiseach welcomes landing of new world class transatlantic fibre optic cable in Mayo

The west of Ireland is set to become a key telecommunications and data gateway over the coming months with the construction of a new transatlantic fibre optic cable system which will have the capacity to handle up to one third of the world’s telephone calls.  This follows the installation of the Irish portion of the cable in Killala, last Friday – the first time a cable of this type has been connected to the Western region.  

From Mervue to mayhem and murder: The McGowan Trilogy 

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The McGowan Trilogy by Seamus Scanlon is back for one night only at the main auditorium of the Town Hall.

Decadent bring Vernon God Little to the stage

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Following the huge critical and popular success of their production of Martin McDonagh’s The Pillowman earlier this year, Decadent Theatre Company are back with another exciting, high-profile, show; the stage adaptation of DBC Pierre’s Booker-winning novel, Vernon God Little.

 

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