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Red Line Book Festival

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Taking place until November 17th, The Red Line Book Festival fringe events kicked off with a sugar rush start with The Great Red Line Book Bake-off with so many wonderful entries to get your mouth watering! We also took to the streets of Tallaght with poet Stephen James Smith, who recited poetry to unsuspecting audiences in odd places!

 

Book your tickets now for some fantastic upcoming events including Crime Night, Readers Day, TEDxTallaght, Catherine Fulvio, Lisa Fitzpatrick, Three Voices with Eileen Casey, Louise Phillips & Colm Keegan & many more..take a browse through our programme to find an event that you will love - there's something for everyone!

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The Irish Literary Times

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The Irish Literary Times provides up-to-date coverage of Irish literary news and events in a magazine format via articles available online.

 

The site is curated by Gerard Beirne an Irish poet and novelist now living in Canada. His new novel is Charlie Tallulah (Oberon Press). His most recent collection of poetry is Games of Chance:A Gambler`s Manual (Oberon Press). His novel The Eskimo in the Net (Marion Boyars Publishers) was shortlisted for the Kerry Group Irish Fiction Award and was selected by the Literary Editor of the Daily Express  as his Book of the Year “scandalously ignored by the Man Booker judges...”.

 

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The Center for Fiction-New Irish Writing

The Center for Fiction-New Irish Writing | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
NYC friends: an amazing group of Irish writers in conversation at the Center for Fiction tonight, 7pm! https://t.co/2Gg3FYENos @GrantaMag
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Missing persons: out of sight, but not out of mind

Missing persons: out of sight, but not out of mind | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
Henrietta McKervey on the preoccupations at the heart of her novel, The Heart of Everything – the disappeared, ageing, dementia and identities within families
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‘The Men of Art have lost their heart’: poetry and the hunger strikes

‘The Men of Art have lost their heart’: poetry and the hunger strikes | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
The duty of the poet to respond is felt in the poetry of the hunger strikes, but only in the best poetry do the subtleties of that duty, and the subtleties of history, take prominence
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Laura-Blaise McDowell – Three Poems

Laura-Blaise McDowell – Three Poems | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
 Laura-Blaise McDowell is a 23 year old MA student of Creative Writing at University College Dublin. Her work has appeared in The Bohemyth, Silver Apples, Bare Hands and the Runt. She is currently working on a novel. Northen Lights Valkyrie, in your billowing gallop, prism casting across the sky. Light the tree tops, lined spears…
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Frank O'Connor Fellowship and Mentorship Bursaries

Frank O'Connor Fellowship and Mentorship Bursaries | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
This international poetry competition gives TWO winners chapbook publications and cash prizes. Winning poets will be considered as potential readers at the Munster Literature Centre's annual poetry festival.
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Listen to James Joyce reading from "Finnegans Wake" (first published May 4 1939)

Page 213 of Finnegans Wake
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The New Yorker: Edna O’Brien’s Charming War Criminal

The New Yorker: Edna O’Brien’s Charming War Criminal | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
James Wood on a novel about a Bosnian Serb war criminal, by the author of “The Country Girls” and “A Scandalous Woman.”
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McPherson's Acclaimed Drama at Guild Hall Begins Wednesday | The East Hampton Star Mobile

McPherson's Acclaimed Drama at Guild Hall Begins Wednesday | The East Hampton Star Mobile | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
Guild Hall will present “The Night Alive,” a play by Conor McPherson, from Wednesday through May 22, with performances at 8 p.m. Wednesdays through Sundays. The production is directed by Stephen Hamilton and will feature J.
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F For Phone | Claire Kilroy | Winter Pages 1

F For Phone | Claire Kilroy | Winter Pages 1 | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
Winter Pages 1, edited by Kevin Barry and Olivia Smith, is the first volume of an annual arts anthology for Ireland and beyond. The book offers stories, essays, reportage, photography and visual arts, along with craft interviews on film, theatre, television, music and much more.
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Watch:The Testament of Mary (2016) - In Rehearsal

Find tickets: http://goo.gl/wJTRsh In this challenging and imaginative solo play, acclaimed author Colm Tóibín paints a breathtakingly intimate, raw an
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Wonderful Waterford Writer’s Weekend warrants watching

Wonderful Waterford Writer’s Weekend warrants watching | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
Waterford Writer’s Weekend kicks off this week
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Cillian Murphy and Eileen Walsh on 'Disco Pigs': 'It was the ignorance of youth’

Cillian Murphy and Eileen Walsh on 'Disco Pigs': 'It was the ignorance of youth’ | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
Twenty years later, Cillian Murphy, Eileen Walsh, Enda Walsh and Pat Kiernan talk about Corcadorca and the hit play that changed everything
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The Guardian review of Finnegans Wake (published on this day 1939)-May 12 1939

The Guardian review of Finnegans Wake (published on this day 1939)-May 12 1939 | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
1939: In 20 years time', with sufficient study and with the aid of the commentary that will doubtless arise, one might be ready for an attempt to appraise it
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Review: The Indignant Muse: Poetry and Songs of the Irish Revolution, 1887-1926

Review: The Indignant Muse: Poetry and Songs of the  Irish Revolution, 1887-1926 | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
This great, mammoth collection shows how Irish revolutionary writers sang from one hymn sheet, writes Diarmaid Feritter
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CualaNYC presents John Montague

CualaNYC presents John Montague | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
Eventbrite - Cuala Productions presents CualaNYC presents John Montague - Thursday, 5 May 2016 at The American Irish Historical Society, New York, NY. Find event and ticket information.
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CualaNYC 'On Baile's Strand' play written by W.B Yeats

CualaNYC 'On Baile's Strand' play written by W.B Yeats | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
Eventbrite - Cuala Productions presents CualaNYC 'On Baile's Strand' play written by W.B Yeats - Saturday, 7 May 2016 at Rockaway Beach, New York, NY. Find event and ticket information.
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Difficult second novel? Mia Gallagher on 12 years it took for follow-up to HellFire

Difficult second novel? Mia Gallagher on 12 years it took for follow-up to HellFire | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
After the first hard cut, everything got easier. I still had tons of work to do but the first cut, by removing certain possibilities, let me see other, more interesting ones
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Can creative writing be taught? Irish authors give their answers

Can creative writing be taught? Irish authors give their answers | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
John Boyne, Joseph O’Connor, Gavin Corbett, Henrietta McKervey, Mary Morrissy, Paula McGrath, Paul Perry and Máire T Robinson have their say on the MFA
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​​For an Irish National Theater in New York

​​For an Irish National Theater in New York | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
By Catherine M. Burns   Between 1915 and 1920, three short-lived companies in New York City calling themselves the Irish Theatre of America, the Celtic Players, and the Irish Players trie
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The Short Story Interview: Nuala Ní Chonchúir

The Short Story Interview: Nuala Ní Chonchúir | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
The Short Story Interview: Nuala Ní Chonchúir, discussing flash fiction, short stories, and the writing process.
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Curator’s tour for The Poet’s Rebellion: Poetry, Memory, and the Easter Rising | Poets House

Curator’s tour for The Poet’s Rebellion: Poetry, Memory, and the Easter Rising | Poets House | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
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Dublin: Belfast: Two Cities One Book

Dublin: Belfast: Two Cities One Book | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
April was an extraordinary month for me and for Fallen, as the 2016 selection for the Dublin: One City One Book festival – except that this year, for the first time, it was Dublin-Belfast: Two Cities One Book. Two programmes, more than 100 events. From beginning to end it was a thrill and a revelation.…
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