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An Appeal

As my Uncle from Mullingar used to say The Galway Review has been coming to you since November 2012 “for free, gratis and for nottin”. No contributor or reader has ever been charged for the worldwide service that The Galway … Continue reading

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This But Not Just This Where the Lighthouse Begins by Timothy Houghton. Cliffs of Moher [Eire]: Salmon Poetry. 62 pp, $14.95, €12.             A major poet, claimed W. H. Auden, changes over time: his later work is not like his … Continue reading

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Buy The Galway Review 8 If you’d like to buy The Galway Review 8 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 any … Continue reading

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Mayor of Mullingar, Michael Dollars will be doing the honours at the book launch of Dorothy Aughey’s book, “HOLLY BUSH FOREST”. This book will be launched at the Grenville Arms, Mullingar on Thursday, March 12th, 2020 @ 7:30 pm

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Nigel Jarrett  is a former daily-newspaperman and a double prizewinner: the Rhys Davies Award for short fiction and the inaugural Templar Shorts award. His first story collection, Funderland, was widely praise by the Guardian, the Independent, and elsewhere. His debut … Continue reading

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Patrick Deeley – Recipient 2019 O’Shaughnessy Poetry Award

Patrick Deeley is from Mullagh, outside of Loughrea, Co. Galway. He has published six previous collections of poems with the internationally-recognized Dedalus Press, including The Bones of Creation (2008), as well as Groundswell: New and Selected Poems (2013). Deeley’s seventh … Continue reading

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        Lieutenant Colonel Shyam Sunder Sharma, Shaurya Chakra is a decorated War wounded veteran. An avid poet, keen birdwatcher and nature lover, Shyam is a widely travelled person who has served all over India and in the UN … Continue reading

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Submission guidelines: Submissions, poetry, short fiction, plays and non-fiction or extracts, reviews and criticism (up to 2500 words) now being sought for the next issue of  The Galway Review 8,  printed Edition, (April 2020). We are also interested in receiving … Continue reading

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Bill Nichols was raised in Oregon and educated at Park College, Johns Hopkins University, the University of Missouri, and Yale University. For years he taught literature, writing, and environmental studies at Ohio’s Denison University. His publications include York’s Journal: A Novel (2005), … Continue reading

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‘Rogue States’ by Fred Johnston reviewed by Matt Mooney

The aptly titled ‘Rogue States’ by Galway’s Belfast born Fred Johnston takes you to places you don’t really want to be. It helps a lot in most cases to have been there sometime in your life, broken or otherwise or … Continue reading

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The poems of Douglas Cole’s Blue Island are wrought in the rich topography of film noir— employing the textures of city streets at night, Cole’s images are often looming and restless, even sublime, weaving the rhythm and mood of Miles Davis’s jazz, while … Continue reading

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