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Somewhere Else – Anita Groener / Letting Go – Michael Coady | The Poetry Project

Somewhere Else – Anita Groener / Letting Go – Michael Coady  |   The Poetry Project | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
I love the abandon

of abandoned things

 

the harmonium surrendering

in a churchyard in Aherlow

the hearse resigned to nettles

behind a pub in Carna

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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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Poet Doireann Ní Ghríofa on writing Clasp and what became of Airt Uí Laoghaire’s horse

Poet Doireann Ní Ghríofa on writing Clasp and what became of  Airt Uí Laoghaire’s horse | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
My poems spring from the peculiar chemistry that occurs between the daydreams of my daily life and the fuel of my reading life
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A touch of the poet - Limerick Post

A touch of the poet - Limerick Post | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
by Rose Rushe Evan CostiganPhoto: Irish Times THE Limerick Writers’ Centre will host May’s On The Nail literary gathering on Tuesday 5 at is its usual haunt for this calendar faithful, The Locke Bar.
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In Defence of Irish Lit Mags, by Dylan Brennan

In Defence of Irish Lit Mags, by Dylan Brennan | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
I’ve never met any of the other editors on this site but I hope to do so one day.
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Cúirt Manifesto/ Prayer from a Bunker, by Sarah Clancy.

Let us pray for literature, for language and all its constituents without which no-one could be eloquent and no one foulmouthed from this, our front line offensive let us pray for sentences that rescue our inexpressible thoughts from their solitary...
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Irish Classical Theatre Company presents ‘The Beauty Queen of Leenane’ - Gusto - The Buffalo News

Irish Classical Theatre Company presents ‘The Beauty Queen of Leenane’ - Gusto - The Buffalo News | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
In a claustrophobic kitchen in the mountains of County Galway, two women exchange poisonous barbs like scorpions under a bowl, trying their best to draw bl
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Bickmore wins €10k Ballymaloe Poetry Prize

Bickmore wins €10k Ballymaloe Poetry Prize | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
Lisa Bickmore has won the Ballymaloe International Poetry Prize for her poem on separation, love and grief, “Eidolon”.
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Young Irelanders short fiction anthology advance information

Young Irelanders short fiction anthology advance information | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
Young Irelanders, published by New Island Press at the end of May, is an exciting anthology of short stories that will open your eyes and soul to a new and continually evolving Irish literary scene, featuring a selection of Ireland’s most gifted...
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Where do poems come from? John O’Donnell on his new work’s tribute to Caroline Walsh

Where do poems come from? John O’Donnell on his new work’s tribute to Caroline Walsh | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
‘The poem is finished, inspired by and – I have a wobbly religious faith, but of this I am certain – guided, from wherever she is now, by Caroline’s vibrant, judicious editorial hand’
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Grace by Anne Griffin-Hennessy New Irish Writing

Grace by Anne Griffin-Hennessy New Irish Writing | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
The fiction winner for April in this year’s Hennessy New Irish Writing competition
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‘I wasn’t ever going to write a novel along familiar lines’

‘I wasn’t ever going to write a novel along familiar lines’ | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
GALWAY WRITER Claire-Louise Bennett will launch her debut collection of short stories, Pond, this Saturday at the Hotel Meyrick, as part of the Cúirt International Festival of Literature.
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Colm Tóibín: 'Closets, closets and more closets' - Independent.ie

Colm Tóibín: 'Closets, closets and more closets' - Independent.ie | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
In 1975, a Miss Pierson wrote to the US poet Elizabeth Bishop for advice. Bishop bothered to reply partly because Pierson had enclosed an SAE but also because she, too, thought poetry g
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Dun Laoghaire does Barrytown

Dun Laoghaire does Barrytown | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
Current DLR writer-in-residence Colm Keegan set up a gig in the Studio of the new Lexicon as part of the Dublin One City One Book festivities.
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Review: 'Academy Street,' by Mary Costello - Minneapolis Star Tribune

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Review: 'Academy Street,' by Mary Costello
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FICTION: A concise, complex and resonant portrait reveals 70 years in the life of an Irishwoman who builds a life in New York.
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New Shoes by Paul Dillon, from Poetry Bus Magazine

New Shoes by Paul Dillon, from Poetry Bus Magazine | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
Forward prize nominee, Paul Dillon, with the excellent New Shoes, from Poetry Bus Magazine.
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Introducing: The Boys of Bluehill

Introducing: The Boys of Bluehill | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
Wake Forest University Press is proud to announce the arrival of Eiléan Ní Chuilleanáin’s Boys of Bluehill. In her newest collection, Ní Chuilleanáin addresses the themes of music, religion, art, and language to create a beautiful union between...
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Faber New Poets by Rachael Allen, Will Burns, Zaffar Kunial and Declan Ryan – review

Faber New Poets by Rachael Allen, Will Burns, Zaffar Kunial and Declan Ryan – review | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
Goonhilly, John Coltrane and the River Jhelum inspire four fledging talents Continue reading...
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CloudNine: Abstract from paper on Belfast Girls

CloudNine: Abstract from paper on Belfast Girls | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
An abstract on Belfast Girls by Dr Jason King presented at a symposium on #irish #theatre and fiction http://t.co/w8TKz7f737 #irish #theatre
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'He expected me to boil his underwear': the surprising life of Elizabeth ...

'He expected me to boil his underwear': the surprising life of Elizabeth ... | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
In a country where it can seem as if every bird in the bushes has written a memoir, it’s worth paying attention to those by an Ulster octogenarian with a tumultuous family past
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The Good Son by Paul McVeigh: Where being different can be sometimes deadly

The Good Son by Paul McVeigh: Where being different can be sometimes deadly | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
Review: The Belfast author’s spirited debut delivers a real sense of a broken family living in a broken society
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Read the winning poem: Lisa Bickmore wins €10,000 Ballymaloe Poetry Prize with ode to love and loss

Read the winning poem: Lisa Bickmore wins €10,000 Ballymaloe Poetry Prize with ode to love and loss | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
Read the winning poem, Eidolon, and the others shortlisted – Fantasia on a Theme by Elvis, the exceptional Disco Jesus and the Wavering Virgins in Berlin, 2011 and Saratoga Passage, August 2014
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Professor Katharine Worth: Theatre scholar whose long friendship with Samuel Beckett illuminated her work in theory and practice

Professor Katharine Worth: Theatre scholar whose long friendship with Samuel Beckett illuminated her work in theory and practice | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
Katharine Worth was a leading theatre scholar who worked closely with Samuel Beckett. Her friendship with Beckett, which lasted many years, enabled her to appreciate and emphasise, in her scholarship as well as her theatre practice, a rather more relaxed Beckett than the bleak, curmudgeonly writer of literary myth.
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Booker listed Joseph O’Neill returns to Cúirt

Booker listed Joseph O’Neill returns to Cúirt | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
IRISH AUTHOR Joseph O’Neill, who has previously been long listed for the Booker, will take part in a public interview for the Cúirt International Festival of Literature.
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Crubeens, creativity and commemorations at Cúirt literary festival

Crubeens, creativity and commemorations at Cúirt literary festival | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
New plaques celebrating Yeats, ‘The Kasbah’ and Ó Conaire to be unveiled in Galway city
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