17 October 2023

~1 minutes read

Two Galway ambassadors urge participation in Irish Book Week

Share story:
Two Galway ambassadors urge participation in Irish Book Week

Two Galway based authors have been chosen as Ambassadors for Irish Book Week, which is now underway

Courtney Smyth is a new writer, musician and publisher and IFTA awarding-winning Tadhg Mac Dhonnagáin who writes for adults and children

The event aims to promote the role of bookshops in Irish culture, with an event taking place in Kennys Bookshop in Galway city at 6 this evening.

The bookshop in Liosban will host an in-conversation with author Mike McCormack on his new book ‘This Plague of Souls’

Meanwhile, Courtney Smyth has been speaking to our reporter Caoimhe Killeen on the ambassador role and how people can get involved in Irish Book Week.

Share story:

Government funding for Headford, An Cheathrú Rua and Oranmore under Town Support Fund

Three towns in Galway will receive €10,000 each in funding to support community developments and projects, The combined €30,000 will help support Head...

Two days of road resurfacing works to get underway tomorrow on the R353 at Ballinakill

Two days of road resurfacing works will get underway tomorrow on the R353 at Ballinakill As a result this section of the road will be temporally closed to...

Tuam launch for Croí's Community Mobile Health Unit

The heart and stroke charity Croí has chosen Tuam as the location to launch its Community Mobile Health Unit. The initiative is possible thanks to the Jo...

Deal reached between HSE and County Council for sale of Grove House Site in Gort

A deal has been reached between the HSE and Galway County Council for the sale of the Grove House Site in Gort. Fianna Fáil Gort-Kinvara area Councillor ...