The Wild Geese's Blog Posts Tagged 'Literature' (34)

Talking 'Galway Stories' With Readers Across the Globe

The following is a transcript taken from the LIVE members' chat hosted here at TheNewWildGeese.com on Wednesday, May 8th, with Connemara-based author, poet, and publisher (and fellow Wild Geese member) …

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Added by The Wild Geese on May 9, 2013 at 9:30am — No Comments

Teresa Deevy, deaf, very talented, draws spotlight after Abbey rebuff

New York (first published 9/14/10) -- Playwright Teresa Deevy, left, would likely be well pleased with the renewed focus her work is receiving these days. The Waterford-born auteur has been dead for 47 years, but one of her plays is on an extended run off-Broadway and Thursday mere talk of Deevy drew more than enough people to fill all 90 seats at a presentation at…

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Added by The Wild Geese on May 8, 2013 at 8:00pm — No Comments

'Galway Stories': Gateway to the Country's Heart

We are proud to be partnering with Doire Press in getting a complimentary copy of "…

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Added by The Wild Geese on May 6, 2013 at 2:00am — No Comments

'This Could Be Heaven': Excerpt from 'Galway Stories'

An excerpt from John Walsh's short story, This Could Be Heaven

It all starts in Monroe’s. This time of year they keep a fire burning, and I am freezing; the winds that get twisted around the corners of Dominick Street are fierce. She is standing right where I would like to be, holding her hands…

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Added by The Wild Geese on May 6, 2013 at 2:00am — No Comments

Chat With Doire Press' John Walsh, Get a Shot at a Book

We're excited to be launching our next members' giveaway today.  We will be sending five members of The Wild Geese a complimentary copy of…

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Added by The Wild Geese on May 4, 2013 at 3:00am — 5 Comments

Come With Us to Cúirt

Established in 1985 and quickly becoming one of the premier literature festivals in all of Europe (and beyond), the Cúirt International Festival of Literature launched its 2013 programme on the 23rd of April.  This annual festival based in Galway continues to…

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Added by The Wild Geese on April 30, 2013 at 8:30am — No Comments

Free Kindle Book Exclusively for Members of The Wild Geese

To thank The Wild Geese for recent a recent piece in which he was featured, author James Francis Smith is offering a copy of his Kindle book,…

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Added by The Wild Geese on April 25, 2013 at 3:30pm — 2 Comments

The Wild Geese at Cúirt International Festival of Literature

Established in 1986 and quickly becoming one of the premier literature festivals in all of Europe (and beyond), the Cúirt International Festival of Literature launches its 2013 program in Galway today.  The festival will run through Sunday, April 28th, and will feature some of the very best in what modern Irish literature has to offer (as well as literature…

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Added by The Wild Geese on April 23, 2013 at 4:30am — 3 Comments

Q&A with 'Lockout' Playwright, Historian Ann Matthews

Historian Ann Matthews, author of “Renegades: Irish Republican Women 1900-1922,” understands intimately the kind of…
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Added by The Wild Geese on April 19, 2013 at 9:00am — 1 Comment

Ireland's Women 'Dissidents': Q&A With Ann Matthews



Editor's Note: We have confirmed a LIVE STREAMING Interview with Ann Matthews from Dublin Friday morning, April 19, 10:30 AM ET! This event will broadcast live on our website and recorded for our youtube channel.

Historian Ann Matthews, author…
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Added by The Wild Geese on April 18, 2013 at 3:30pm — No Comments

Léightheoirí Nua Ag 'Angela´s Ashes' as Gaeilge

Baile Átha Cliath – Is minicí a aistrítear leabhra ó Ghaeilge go Béarla, ná a mhalairt.

Ocáid neamhghnáthach, dá bhrí sin, a bhí ann nuair a iarradh ar an scríobhnóir agus údar as Gaeilge,  Pádraig Breathnach,  leabhar Frank McCourt as Béarla, “Angela’s Ashes,” a aistriú go Gaeilge.



Cé gurb as Maigh Cuilinn i gCuntae na…

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Added by The Wild Geese on April 16, 2013 at 8:30am — No Comments

‘Angela’s Ashes’ Gains Admirers ‘As Gaeilge’

DUBLIN -- It is more common for books in the Irish Language to be translated occasionally into English, than vice versa.

It was an unusual occurrence, therefore, when Irish language writer and author Pádraig Breathnach was  commissioned to translate Frank McCourt’s best seller, “Angela’s Ashes,” into the Irish language.

Originally from Maigh…

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Added by The Wild Geese on April 15, 2013 at 6:00pm — 1 Comment

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