Category Archives: Review

A successful launch of The Galway Review 6

Tom Kenny, of Kenny’s Bookstore launched the 6th printed edition of The Galway Review in the Hardiman library in National University of Ireland, Galway, on Thursday last, 26 April 2018. Speaking in both Irish and English to the assembled guests he praised the high quality … Continue reading

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Buy The Galway Review 6

Buy The Galway Review 6 If you’d like to buy The Galway Review 6 anthology you can do it online now. The book costs €15 (including postage and packing). We will happily ship to anywhere in the world. If you will have … Continue reading

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Daniel Sammon – The intriguing story of the Maamtreasna Murders will be shown tonight (April 4th) on TG4 at 9.30

The intriguing story of the Maamtreasna Murders will be shown tonight (April 4th) on TG4 at 9.30. This is one of 27 different stories in a book called ‘Saints off Connemara Coast & Other Stories’ by Daniel Sammon, published in … Continue reading

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Matt Mooney – Spearing Dreams by Amy Barry is a book that touches reader’s heart

Review of Spearing Dreams by Amy Barry By Matt Mooney Having wooed her readers in this throbbing chapbook all the way peppered by love poems of riveting quality, containing some outstanding insights into a woman’s heart, Amy Barry saves the last … Continue reading

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Did You Put The Weasels Out? by Niall Bourke  is a celebration of the modern mythology

On 1st March 2018, Eyewear Publishing will launch Niall Bourke’s debut collection Did you Put The Weasels Out? An epic for an age without heroes, Did You Put The Weasels Out? is a celebration of the modern mythology that takes place in every small town. A modern … Continue reading

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Ann Henning Jocelyn –  “The Warm Flow of Inspiration”

 “The Warm Flow of Inspiration” By Ann Henning Jocelyn When in December 2017 I met up with Kazuo Ishiguro at the Nobel festivities in Stockholm, he needed no reminder that he had met me, his Swedish translator, thirty years ago in … Continue reading

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I LOVE WHERE YOU BELONG SPOKEN WORD EVENT THOOR BALLYLEE GALWAY 28TH OCTOBER 2017

By Richard Gibney Kevin Bateman has been running live-broadcast Spoken Word events over Periscope every few months since the summer of 2016. Many of them take place in areas of Ireland and elsewhere that have been regarded as sacred since ancient times. His … Continue reading

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Doonreagan – Good Opportunities for Recreation

DOONREAGAN is an historic country retreat situated in Cashel: an area of outstanding natural beauty right in the heart of Connemara on Ireland’s Wild Atlantic Way. With spectacular views at the foot of Cashel Hill, overlooking a sheltered bay of … Continue reading

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Debut collection of poems by Galway-born poet, Mary Ellen Fean

Debut collection of poems by Galway-born poet, Mary Ellen Fean, launched last Saturday, December 9th, 2017,  in The Record Break Cafe, Ennis – DRIFTWOOD, published by Limerick’s Revival Press. Mary Ellen Fean has published her work widely, in Cyphers, The … Continue reading

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Howard Richard Debs’ debut work Gallery Recipient of 2017 Best Book Award

Howard Richard Debs’ debut work Gallery Recipient of 2017 Best Book Award Toronto, Canada, December 10, 2017 With 1000’s of entries world-wide competing in multiple categories, Howard Debs’ new book Gallery: A Collection of Pictures and Words which includes fiction, … Continue reading

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MA Graduation was a seminal event in Daniel Sammon’s life

At a time when many people might be retiring or taking life a little bit easier, a student who recently graduated with an MA in Writing degree was doing the opposite. He might not have sat down and planned it … Continue reading

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Ann Henning Jocelyn to partake of Nobel Prize festivities

Ann Henning Jocelyn from Cashel, Connemara, is spending this week in Stockholm to partake of Nobel Prize festivities, as she translated this year’s literary Laureate, Kazuo Ishiguro, into Swedish. Ann Henning Jocelyn was born in Gothenburg, Sweden, in 1948. After … Continue reading

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