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Delanty and Bolger show once again why they are so very highly regarded | Irish Examiner

Delanty and Bolger show once again why they are so very highly regarded | Irish Examiner | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
Review: Thomas McCarthy 

Last year, as spring turned to summer, Irish poetry belonged to the young and the new. We first met two majestic and elegant poets, Paul Casey and Afric McGlinchey, whose books were as good as anything in years. The young poet Kerri O’Brien wowed audiences with her confidence and poise at Ballymaloe House and at Shakespeare and Co. in Paris. In the old anatomy theatre at UCC, the young doctor-poet, Kathy Darcy, celebrated her new collection. More will be heard from these voices in the future. 
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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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Poetry Videos: Dublin A Year in Words - Dublin City of Literature

Poetry Videos: Dublin A Year in Words - Dublin City of Literature | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
Dublin: A Year in Words celebrates the breadth and diversity of our city’s living poets through a year-long series of poetry videos filmed across 12 Dublin bookshops. Here are the first eight poems in the series.
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Read: Fighting Words 2017 A collection of new writing by children and young adults

Read: Fighting Words 2017 A collection of new writing by children and young adults | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
A collection of new writing by children and young adults from Fighting Words, which teaches creative writing to students of all ages in Ireland
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Poetry Day Ireland 2017 Mix Tape

Stream Poetry Day Ireland 2017 Mix Tape, a playlist by Lagan Online from desktop or your mobile device
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Blast from the past: ‘Angela’s Ashes: the Musical’ takes to stage

Blast from the past: ‘Angela’s Ashes: the Musical’ takes to stage | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
Show based on Frank McCourt’s best-selling memoir to play Dublin, Limerick and Belfast
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A ghost story on shifting builder’s sand-Nothing on Earth by Conor O’Callaghan

A ghost story  on shifting builder’s sand-Nothing on Earth by Conor O’Callaghan | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
othing on Earth by Conor O’Callaghan
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Gate Theatre needs to take risks – and so does its audience

Gate Theatre needs to take risks – and so does its audience | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
Culture Shock: A report finds the Gate’s audience has it in a chokehold – but rather than pander to its audience’s supposed tastes, it needs to cultivate an appetite for adventure
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George Bernard Shaw’s fight for press freedom

George Bernard Shaw’s fight for press freedom | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
As Donald Trump attacks the free press, a new study of Shaw’s journalism shows he risked all by questioning government during WWI, a role he saw as democracy’s bedrock
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Haiku na Seachtaine Gabriel Rosenstock

Haiku na Seachtaine Gabriel Rosenstock | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
<p>‘Haiku na Seachtaine’ – Leagan Gaeilge le Gabriel Rosenstock de dhán eile leis an údar Albanach John McDonald</p>
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Inis Reading Guide/ Rogha Leabhar Inis - Childrens Books Ireland

Inis Reading Guide/ Rogha Leabhar Inis - Childrens Books Ireland | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
The Inis Reading Guide is our LARGEST ever, containing 286 book reviews over 88 pages. The reviews are organised by age section from 0-2 up to Young Adult, alongside specialist poetry and non-fiction sections. Each section is edited by either a CBI Book Doctor or another specialist in their field. This year we have included a special section titled Citizens of the World, highlighting recommended titles that teach young people how to respond to the changing world around them; both environmentally, socially and culturally. This is a hugely important area of focus in light of Ireland’s rapidly changing population. As always titles by an Irish author, illustrator or publisher are marked with a shamrock and a full listing of all Irish-published books for 2016 can be found at the back of the guide.
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Video: Heartbreak by Emmet Kirwin

Written & Performed by Emmet Kirwan Directed by Dave Tynan Starring Jordanne Jones & Deirdre Molloy Produced by Liam Ryan, Dave Leahy and Michael Donnell
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Watch: Sinéad Gleeson reading from her essay 'Blue Hills and Chalk Bones'

Writer and Broadcaster, Sinéad Gleeson reading from her essay 'Blue Hills and Chalk Bones'. Also includes an interview with Dr. Muiris Houston From th
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To a Child Dancing in the Wind by WB Yeats

This is "To a Child Dancing in the Wind by WB Yeats" by National Library of Ireland on Vimeo, the home for high quality videos and the people who love them.
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The Freedom Tree by Dermot Healy

The Freedom Tree by Dermot Healy | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
Dermot Healy was born in Finea, County Westmeath, in 1947. His prose books include Banished Misfortune (stories), The Bend for Home (memoir), Fighting with Shadows, A Goat’s Song and Sudden Times (novels) and Long Time, No See (2011).

He wrote and directed plays, including The Long Swim, On
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5 filí to note

5 filí to note | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
Poetry as Gaeilge often left to its own devices holds its own within the Irish literary canon. Poetry Day is the perfect opportunity to find out more about filí na Gaeilge.
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Aosdána is far from perfect but it costs peanuts

Aosdána is far from perfect but it costs peanuts | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
Water charges refunds would pay the total annual cost of Aosdána for more than 30 years. So why is the Arts Council attacking it
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Mike McCormack: “British fiction is dominated by an intellectual conservatism”

Mike McCormack: “British fiction is dominated by an intellectual conservatism” | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
The 2016 Goldsmiths Prize winner on engineers, Solar Bones, and why Irish writers have to translate themselves.
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Fintan O’Toole: Lisa McInerney’s follow-up to ‘The Glorious Heresies’ is a well-made thriller

Fintan O’Toole: Lisa McInerney’s follow-up to ‘The Glorious Heresies’ is a well-made thriller | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
Book review: Lisa McInerney’s follow-up to ‘The Glorious Heresies’ is a well-made thriller
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Aosdána criticises Arts Council’s ‘manifestly unfair’ plans

Aosdána  criticises Arts Council’s ‘manifestly unfair’ plans | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
Artists debate treatment of artist Patrick Pye during private session of annual assembly
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A fortuitous meeting between a literary couple and a celebrity chef has resulted in one of the world’s most lucrative poetry prizes, writes Marjorie Brennan.

A fortuitous meeting between a literary couple and a celebrity chef has resulted in one of the world’s most lucrative poetry prizes, writes Marjorie Brennan. | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
A fortuitous meeting between a literary couple and a celebrity chef has resulted in one of the world’s most lucrative poetry prizes, writes Marjorie Brennan.

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The Little Red Chairs by O'Brien, Edna author

RT @lancspublib: Edna O'Brien reminds us why she is felt to be one of the great Irish writers, of any generation. https://t.co/olbIb73uuP…;
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Meet Joe O'Connor

Meet Joe O'Connor | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
OVER to University Concert Hall and an event organised by its patron Friends in the seasonal programme. On Tuesday May 9 at 2.30pm acclaimed novelist Joseph O’Connor will discuss ‘Writing and Music, Music and Writing’ with Professor Eoin Devereux of UL. Author, playwright, columnist, songwriter and Dubliner Joseph O’Connor is the Frank McCourt Professor of …
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Video - Labellit 1 Maria McManus

This is "Labellit 1" by Maria McManus on Vimeo, the home for high quality videos and the people who love them.
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Uimhir a Cúig | Angel's Wing-Lashed Fire: Poems --- Afric McGlinchey | Numéro Cinq

Uimhir a Cúig | Angel's Wing-Lashed Fire: Poems --- Afric McGlinchey | Numéro Cinq | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
I, a travelling country of windows All the bony roads, / spokes shaking off a mouthful / of sleet, and you further forward than me, or inward perhaps / – a heaped bush – stop.
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