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Literature

Bernard Loughlin

Monday 22nd October 2018 at 4pm 0 Comments Craft, Dance, Drama, Film & TV, Literature, Music & Opera, Visual Arts

Former Director of Tyrone Guthrie Centre dies aged 68

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Belfast writer, Anna Burns, wins 2018 Man Booker Prize for Fiction

Wednesday 17th October 2018 at 4pm 0 Comments Literature

The Arts Council of Northern Ireland today joined its voice to the celebrations which greeted the award of the 2018 Man Booker Prize for Fiction to Belfast’s Anna Burns for her novel Milkman (Faber and Faber). The brilliantly-written novel, narrated by an unnamed 18-year-old girl living in 1970s Northern Ireland who is coerced into a relationship with a mysterious older married man with ties to a paramilitary group, was described by the Guardian newspaper as “original, funny, disarmingly oblique and unique”.

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Magical arts centre dedicated to children and young people officially opens in Newry

Wednesday 10th October 2018 at 10am 0 Comments Craft, Dance, Drama, Literature, Youth Arts

The Imaginarium Arts Centre in Newry is the first dedicated arts venue for children and young people in Northern Ireland and has officially launched with an exciting new autumn-winter programme curated by Sticky Fingers Arts.

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