Category Archives: Launches

THE GLASS SHORE: Short Stories by Women Writers from the North of Ireland (Launches)

The Glass Shore: Short Stories by Women Writers from the North of Ireland has been thoroughly launched – first in Belfast, then in Dublin (take a bow, New Island). The Belfast launch was held in a packed and buzzing Ulster … Continue reading

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AT HOME IN THE REVOLUTION: Lucy McDiarmid’s book launch

Passion. The word has been hijacked, abused, overused, trampled on and generally depleted to an extent where I can hardly bring myself to use it any more. But it came back to me in force at the launch of Lucy … Continue reading

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LAUNCH!

The day has finally arrived.  I’m sure everyone will be glad when I move on to talk about something else, but give me this one last chance to thank you all.  Every book has had its sweetnesses and its excitements, … Continue reading

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Stinging Fly Launch

The Writers’ Centre was jammed to the rafters for the launch of the latest issue of The Stinging Fly.  Declan Meade talked about the transition to Tom Morris’s stewardship and introduced the issue’s featured poet, Dimitra Xidous, whose first collection … Continue reading

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A lovely new anthology was launched in the Cervantes Institute in Dublin on Wednesday.To The Winds Our Sails: Irish Writers Translate Galician Poets, edited by Mary O’Donnell and Manuela Palacios, (Salmonpoetry) offers introductions to the work of 10 Galician poets … Continue reading

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