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Nov 29 - Dec 5





LIZ NUGENT - Little Cruelties
All three of the Drumm brothers were at the funeral.

Only one of us was in the coffin.


William, Brian, and Luke: three boys bound by blood but split by fate, trained from birth by their wily mother to compete for her attention. They play games, as brothers do...yet even after the Drumms escape into the world beyond their windows, those games—those little cruelties—grow more sinister, more merciless, more dangerous. And with their lives entwined like the strands of a noose, only two of the brothers will survive.

Crisply written and quickly paced, perfect for readers of both sophisticated literary fiction and breathtaking suspense, Little Cruelties gazes unflinchingly into the darkness: the darkness collecting in the corners of childhood homes, hiding beneath marriage beds, clasped in the palms of two brothers shaking hands. And it confirms Liz Nugent, whose novels have been celebrated as “captivating” (People) and “highly entertaining” (The Washington Post), as one of the most exciting, perceptive voices in contemporary fiction.

Liz was born in Dublin in 1967.

Liz first began to write for broadcast in 2003. Between 2003 and 2013, she worked as a Story Associate on the popular television soap opera Fair City. She had several pieces accepted for Sunday Miscellany, a radio series on RTE Radio 1 specialising in nostalgic autobiographical writing.
Subsequently, she had two children’s stories accepted by the Fiction 15 series for the same broadcaster.


In 2006, her first short story for adults, Alice, was shortlisted for the Francis McManus Short Story Prize.
Liz went on to write a children’s animation series called The Resistors for TG4. Her half-hour drama, The Appointment was one of four winners chosen to be broadcast live on TG4 in the Seomra Sé series.
Liz’s radio drama, Appearances, represented Ireland at the New York Festivals in 2008.
She was the winner of an EATC bursary and writing workshops in Geneva and Berlin for pilot episode of drama series Campus in 2007.

Liz’s first novel Unravelling Oliver was published to critical and popular acclaim in Ireland in March 2014. It quickly became a firm favourite with book clubs and reader’s groups. In November of that year, it went on to win the Crime Novel of the Year at the Irish Book Awards and was long listed for the International Dublin Literature Prize 2016. She was also the winner of the inaugural Jack Harte Bursary provided by the Irish Writers Centre and the Tyrone Guthrie Centre in Dec 2014.


Her second novel, Lying in Wait, was released in July 2016. It went straight to number 1 in the Irish Bestseller lists, remaining there for nine weeks and spent eight months in the top ten.
In September 2016, liz was awarded the Ireland Funds Monaco bursary and went to Monaco for a month to write in the Princess Grace Irish library.
In November 2016, Lying in Wait won the RTE Ryan Tubridy Show Listener’s Choice Award at the Bord Gais Energy Irish Book Awards. The book was also shortlisted in the Crime Fiction category. It has been long listed for the Dublin International Literary Award 2018.


Lying in Wait was chosen as part of the Spring 2017 list for the very prestigious Richard & Judy Book Club in the UK. In April 2017, Lying in Wait was the winner of the Reader’s Choice Award of the Richard & Judy Spring List.

Liz is absolutely thrilled that Scout Press, an imprint of Simon & Schuster USA published Unraveling Oliver in 2017 while Lying in Wait was published in 2018. She is very pleased to be in the editorial hands of Jackie Cantor in New York and Nita Pronovost in Toronto. Unraveling Oliver was chosen for the BEA Book Buzz panel at Book Expo in June 2017 and Lying in Wait topped the Canadian charts in January 2019.


Liz was honoured to win the Irish Tatler Woman of the Year award in Literature in October 2017.

Her third novel, Skin Deep was published by Penguin books in the UK and Ireland in Spring 2018. In November that year, it won two awards: Crime Novel of the Year, and RTE Radio Listener’s Choice Award at the Irish Book Awards. It subsequently won a Dead Good Award for The Book You Can’t Put Down at Theakston’s Old Peculier Crime Writing Festival at Harrogate, Yorkshire in July 2019.


In March 2020, just as the country went into lockdown after the pandemic of Covid 19 hit Ireland, Our Little Cruelties was published in Ireland. Nevertheless, it retained the number one spot for 12 out of the next sixteen weeks.
It will be published in the UK in paperback in January 2021, and in the USA and Canada under the title ‘LITTLE CRUELTIES’ in November 2020.

Aside from writing, Liz has led workshops in writing drama for broadcast in Ireland and New Zealand, she has produced and managed literary salons, interviewed many other writers and curated the literary strand of Skibbereen Arts Festival in July 2016.



Eleanor Shanley and John Feeley’s creative collaboration results in the release of the stunning new album Cancion de Amor this December.
Recorded in the beautiful Meelick Friary nestled next to the River Shannon in Eyrecourt, Co. Galway, Cancion de Amor, the album by Eleanor Shanley and John Feeley is scheduled for release  in early December.
The thirteen-track long play features so many beautiful songs including the Brendan Graham original, Cancion de Amor, which also gives the album its title. This song was gifted to Eleanor and John and they are privileged to be the first to release it. Eleanor remembers “We both fell in love with Cancion de Amor on our first listen and were thrilled when Brendan gave it to us for the record. John is our country’s finest classical guitarist and we both believe Cancion de Amor is perfect and indeed enhances our creative partnership on this record.”

Peadar Townsend's Inspiration for Irish Folk Stories Live!

As a child growing up my Father used to fascinate me with all manner of Irish Folk Stories at bedtime or in the car on a long journey. Not from a book, but from his head and every time he told them they were different, full of exciting characters with lashings of wonder, magic and mystery. The idea of marrying these wonderful stories with exciting, descriptive music struck me as an amazing project to bring them to new heights and re-ignite their proud place in Irish culture around the world.

Irish born Peadar Townsend lives an exceptionally diverse and exciting musical career. A professional composer, percussionist, and educator he has worked in almost every conceivable branch of professional music. As a Percussion player he has 25 years· experience ranging from Orchestra to Opera, West End shows to film and T.V. soundtrack recording and has toured the world extensively.

His compositions and arrangements have been recorded and performed around the world and his uniquely descriptive style of composition is both easy to listen to and imaginative. Using his performing experiences Peadar uses a keen sense of instrument colours to match the picture he is painting in music. His enormous variety of musical experiences give him the perfect knowledge for this most exciting and unique project.  He describes himself as ·a storyteller with music·.
Meet Peadar.

Peadar’s Inspiration for Irish Folk Stories Live

As a child growing up my Father used to fascinate me with all manner of Irish Folk Stories at bedtime or in the car on a long journey. Not from a book, but from his head and every time he told them they were different, full of exciting characters with lashings of wonder, magic and mystery. The idea of marrying these wonderful stories with exciting, descriptive music struck me as an amazing project to bring them to new heights and re-ignite their proud place in Irish culture around the world.

About Peadar

Irish born Peadar Townsend lives an exceptionally diverse and exciting musical career. A professional composer, percussionist, and educator he has worked in almost every conceivable branch of professional music. As a Percussion player he has 25 years’ experience ranging from Orchestra to Opera, West End shows to film and T.V. soundtrack recording and has toured the world extensively.

His compositions and arrangements have been recorded and performed around the world and his uniquely descriptive style of composition is both easy to listen to and imaginative. Using his performing experiences Peadar uses a keen sense of instrument colours to match the picture he is painting in music. His enormous variety of musical experiences give him the perfect knowledge for this most exciting and unique project.  He describes himself as ‘a storyteller with music’.



THE HELPLINK SHOW with Lochlann Scott
Every Sunday 10:00am

Mental Health Reform CEO Fiona Coyle, about the recent budget and their organisation
 Padraig Twoomey President NUIG SU & Roisin McLoughlin, Welfare Officer NUIG SU about student mental health.


Mental Health Reform is the leading national coalition on mental health in Ireland. We have over 70 member organisations, representing a broad range of interests, like housing, disability, children’s rights, human rights, ethnic minorities and many others. Mental Health Reform provides a unified voice campaigning to drive progressive reform of mental health services and supports in Ireland. Through coordination and policy development, research and innovation, accountability and collective advocacy we will have a demonstrable impact on the system of supports that fosters people's mental health in Ireland.


NUI Galway Students’ Union Charity Challenge

    6 months
    6 challenges
    3 charities
    And you!

This year is going to be a weird one but that doesn’t mean we can’t find new ways to have some fun, meet new people and raise money for the SU Charities while we are at it.


Our Charity Challenge starts in November with a different challenge each month for you to take part in. You can sign up for one challenge, all six challenges or anything in between – it’s up to you!

You set yourself a personal goal for each month based around the challenge theme. It’s not a one size fits all event – you know your own capabilities so you do you! Feel free to join at any time.

Once you have set your goal and signed up for that month’s challenge it’s time to get it done. Your challenge group will be here to support and encourage you. There will be mini challenges along the way and we will have lots of prizes of course! Each challenge will provide chances for you to meet up with the rest of the group both online and in person (where government guidelines allow).

We have one main fundraising page set up online for you to share so there’s no need to go around trying to collect cash off people – it’s all online here: https://bit.ly/3lPaKQ1

Don’t forget to share all your efforts on social media with #nuigsu #charitychallenge and that month’s challenge title e.g. #kilometrechallenge

The Charities:

    Galway Autism Partnership
    Galway Rape Crisis Centre
    Helplink