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The Poetry Project: Artist: Oliver Comerford, Distance. Poet: Eavan Boland In Our Own Country

The Poetry Project: Artist: Oliver Comerford, Distance. Poet: Eavan Boland In Our Own Country | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
Every week, from January 1st 2013, we will be uploading a poem and accompanying video artwork, in celebration of Ireland’s literary and visual creativity.
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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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Over The Edge: July Over The Edge Writers' Gathering with Eamon Grennan AND the best of Skylight 47

Over The Edge: July Over The Edge Writers' Gathering with Eamon Grennan AND the best of Skylight 47 | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
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The Starving Artists ‘Go Wilde’ in Dublin | The Mace and Crown

The Starving Artists ‘Go Wilde’ in Dublin | The Mace and Crown | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
‘My Dorian’ Receives Rave Reviews from Critics Connor Norton is the president of the Starving Artists. He attended the Dublin Gay Theatre Arts Festival in May
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My hero: Eimear McBride on James Joyce

My hero: Eimear McBride on James Joyce | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
Eimear McBride, the winner of the first Bailey's women's prize for fiction, on how Joyce changed her life (My hero: Eimear McBride on James Joyce http://t.co/0jLtrt6Cgl #writing #Irish #literature)...
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Where the streets have no substance - Irish Times

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Where the streets have no substance
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It is essentially a work of fiction, based loosely on fact. There is an Allée Samuel Beckett, all right, but rather than being a separate street, it's just the walkway that passes ...
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Hugh McFadden's curator insight, Today, 12:05 PM

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fourxfour 9 Poetry Journal - Kathleen McCracken, Stephanie Conn, Gráinne Tobin and Adrian Rice.

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Uimhir a Cúig | The Chief Radiographer Considers: Poems --- Paula Cunningham

Uimhir a Cúig | The Chief Radiographer Considers: Poems --- Paula Cunningham | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
I remember Paula Cunningham reading upstairs in Bewley’s Oriental Café on Grafton Street (with its façade inspired by Tutankhamen’s Tomb. A café made famous by Joyce in Dubliners and by other liter...
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New play by Oscar Wilde's grandson reveals what the Irish wit said at his trials

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New play by Oscar Wilde's grandson reveals what the Irish wit said at his trials The Independent Apart from being able to use the very words that Wilde uttered in court, the other major difference between this and previous attempts to present...
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"the lines of our lives connected..." On Light & Carbon, Noel Duffy

"the lines of our lives connected..." On Light & Carbon, Noel Duffy | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
On Light & Carbon, Noel Duffy, Ward Wood Publishing, £8.99 reviewed by Emma Lee Noel Duffy is clearly interested in science as the title, On Light and Carbon, suggests and poems within draw on ...
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The Tain A dramatic hip hop theatre interpretation of the epic Irish tale.

The Tain 2014: A dramatic hip hop theatre interpretation of the epic Irish tale. The city is the state, the tribes collide, a hero emerges. The legend of Cuc...
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Local authors share in font of inspiration at Donegal writers' retreat - Mid Ulster Mail

Local authors share in font of inspiration at Donegal writers' retreat - Mid Ulster Mail | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
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Local authors share in font of inspiration at Donegal writers' retreat
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“Even in terms of planning a novel, authors have their own strategies.
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Wake Forest Press to publish Michael Longley’s tenth collection

Wake Forest Press to  publish Michael Longley’s tenth collection | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
Few moments are more exciting at the Press than when we are getting started on a new book. This fall, we'll publish Michael Longley's tenth collection, The Stairwell, and preparations are well unde...
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Playwright Marina Carr explores matters of life and death in 'Woman and ... - Pittsburgh Post Gazette

Playwright Marina Carr explores matters of life and death in 'Woman and ... - Pittsburgh Post Gazette | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
Playwright Marina Carr explores matters of life and death in 'Woman and ...
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Where: Henry Heymann Theatre, Stephen Foster Memorial, University of Pittsburgh campus, Oakland. When: Thursday through Aug.
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2014 Hippocrates Poetry and Medicine NHS Awards: Extracts from shortlisted poems including Paula Cunningham

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World Premiere of John Banville’s Love in the Wars

World Premiere of John Banville’s Love in the Wars | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
Next weekend, Bard SummerScape presents the world premiere of Love in the Wars, directed by Obie Award–winner Ken Rus Schmoll. Based on the mythical encounter of Achilles with the Queen of the Amazons, Heinrich von Kleist’s masterpiece Penthesilea is given new life in this funny, explosive, and surprising adaptation.
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Watch Will Self & John Banville discuss Dubliners as part of the Bloomsday Festival

Watch Will Self & John Banville discuss Dubliners as part of the Bloomsday Festival | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
On June 15th 2014, the centenary of the publication of Dubliners, Will Self and John Banville sat down with Carlo Gébler in the Kenmare Room of the James Joyce Centre to discuss Joyce’s most approachable work and how it has influenced them.
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Brought to Book: Gerald Dawe on the joy of getting a book in place and the anxiety after

Brought to Book: Gerald Dawe on the joy of getting a book in place and the anxiety after | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
`Use it or lose it'
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Louis de Paor talks about his latest collection “The Brindled Cat and the Nightingale’s Tongue”

Louis de Paor talks about his latest collection “The Brindled Cat and the Nightingale’s Tongue” | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
poet Louis de Paor talks about his latest collection “The Brindled Cat and the Nightingale’s Tongue” (published by Bloodaxe Books), Irish and English-language poems with some poems set to music by uileann ...
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Margadh na Míol in Valparaíso-Gabriel Rosenstock: REVIEW BY LIAM CARSON

Margadh na Míol in Valparaíso-Gabriel Rosenstock: REVIEW BY LIAM CARSON | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
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Carl Finnegan talks about turning 'Two Gallants' into a short film - James Joyce Centre

Carl Finnegan talks about turning 'Two Gallants' into a short film - James Joyce Centre | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
 
Recently a group of emerging Irish filmmakers completed production of a modern re-telling of the classic Dubliners story ‘Two Gallants’. The short film features the unreleased song ‘Where Are We Here?’ composed, produced and performed by Brian Fast Leiser …
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Gerry Hanberry launches poetry collection 'What Our Shoes Say About Us' - YouTube

Gerry Hanberry, Irish poet with Salmon Poetry, speaking and reading at the launch of his collection 'What Our Shoes Say About Us' July 5, 2014 at Richardsons...
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Stay Where You Are & Then Leave by John Boyne - review

Stay Where You Are & Then Leave by John Boyne - review | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
'The story is both entertaining and touching, yet lacks the realism that The Boy in the Striped Pyjamas had, as it feels far-fetched towards the end' Continue reading...
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Fintan O'Toole honoured by Queen's University Belfast - Irish Times

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Irish Times writer Fintan O'Toole was yesterday conferred as a doctor of literature at Queen's University in Belfast.
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Aristocrats – The Abbey Theatre, Dublin

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Writer: Brian Friel Director: Patrick Mason Reviewer: Ciara Murphy Directed by Patrick Mason, Brian Friel’s Aristocrats comes to the Abbey Theatre, bringing with it a rarely seen representation of life in Ireland’s rural Roman Catholic ‘Big House’.
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Life's a beach for Yeats play by Blue Raincoat - Irish Examiner

Life's a beach for Yeats play by Blue Raincoat - Irish Examiner | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
Life's a beach for Yeats play by Blue Raincoat Irish Examiner When Sligo theatre company Blue Raincoat performed WB Yeats's Purgatory on the top of Knocknarea mountain last summer it proved a breath of fresh air for both the audience and the...
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Rhymerag.net | The Fairies by Alice Spencer

Rhymerag.net | The Fairies by Alice Spencer | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
They all see her:
that girl,
all dressed in black.
They never talk to her;
they’re too frightened she’ll attack.
They know what she’s done,
but, not why she has;
they think she’s desperate for attention. ...
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