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Thoor Ballylee opens!

Presenting pictures from the recent re-opening of Thoor Ballylee in honour of Cuirt, Galway’s literary festival. It was a historic moment as this is… 177 more words


Cúirt is in session

The home of my university, and to a lesser extent, myself right this instant, Galway, is host to an international literary festival at the moment. … 152 more words


Literary Festivals - who pays?

One of the great things about living in Galway is the amount of festivals we have here.  For writers, however, there is one that stands out from the crowd and that is the… 508 more words

Cúirt 2014 – Music and/as Literature

My excursion to Cúirt this year, the annual Galway literary festival, was as much about music as it was about literature. The program has always contained some elements of music but it seemed to play a larger role this year. 783 more words

Celtic Wandering

Cúirt 2014 and the lingering rhythm

Cúirt is the official start of the Galway Festival Season, well in my head at least. Every year I have intentions to go to lots of events, and without fail it never happens. 269 more words


The Galway Review – in Print! was launched at Cuirt 2013

Article by Uinseann Mac Thómais here

Two former MA in Writing students from the National University of Ireland, Galway, Ndrek Gjini and Máire Holmes spent hours and hours talking about literature and the vibrant literary scene in Galway, and they came out with the idea of creating a literary magazine akin to many big cities. 834 more words