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In Through the Skin By Danielle McLaughlin - Winning entry Merriman Short Story Competition

In Through the Skin By Danielle McLaughlin - Winning entry Merriman Short Story Competition | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
Winning entry Merriman Short Story CompetitionThis is the winning entry in the Merriman Short Story Competition, announced last night at the opening event of Ennis Book Club Festival.
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Up-to-Date Coverage of The World of Irish Literature
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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 based in Sligo. He has published six books of poetry and fiction. 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...”. His recent collection of stories was shortlisted for the Danuta Gleed Literary Award.

 

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Éilís Ní Dhuibhne’s heart-tugging, hilarious and masterful stories

Éilís Ní Dhuibhne’s heart-tugging, hilarious and masterful stories | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
Selected Stories displays Ní Dhuibhne’s gift at interweaving old and new
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Galway writer signs six-figure deal

Galway writer signs six-figure deal | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
Ed O’Loughlin and Sara Baume shortlisted for major awards; BBC to adapt Tana French novels for Dublin Murders TV series
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Ed O'Loughlin reignites love affair with Canada, snow and maps for new novel

Ed O'Loughlin reignites love affair with Canada, snow and maps for new novel | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
Author says Canada 'took over' while researching early explorers for his Giller Prize-nominated book, Minds of Winter.
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A Letter to a Character - The Book Show RTE Radio 1

A Letter to a Character - The Book Show RTE Radio 1 | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
RTÉ Radio 1’s The Book Show: Sinéad Gleeson is joined on stage by some of Ireland’s leading writers to discuss how characters in novels are created.
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Los Gatos Irish Writers' Festival Contests - 2017 Irish Writers' Festival

Los Gatos Irish Writers' Festival Contests - 2017 Irish Writers' Festival | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
WRITING CONTESTS 2017 Thank you to all entrants. Short Story Winner, Keith Brady Keith Brady is a freelance writer born and living in Dublin, Ireland. He has had two stories previously published, with Ireland's Own and Roar magazines.
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Exhibition on Oscar Wilde launched at Trinity College

Exhibition on Oscar Wilde launched at Trinity College | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
'From Decadence to Despair' maps out Oscar Wilde's meteoric rise to fame and dramatic fall from grace at Trinity College Library’s Long Room.
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In praise of Biddy Jenkinson, by Caitlín Nic Íomhair

In praise of Biddy Jenkinson, by Caitlín Nic Íomhair | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
The Irish language poet is famously private, but her work is anything but witholding, full of love and laughter, amazement and hope
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The Proust of Ormiston Crescent-EM Forster and Belfast writer Forrest Reid

The Proust of Ormiston Crescent-EM Forster and Belfast writer Forrest Reid | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
Belfast writer Forrest Reid
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Listen to Abbey Talks Series: Dermot Bolger & Peter Sheridan at The James Joyce Centre

Stream Abbey Talks Series: Dermot Bolger & Peter Sheridan at The James Joyce Centre by AbbeyTheatre from desktop or your mobile device
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Friday Poem – ‘Drumlins have no personality’, Siobhán Campbell

Friday Poem – ‘Drumlins have no personality’, Siobhán Campbell | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
Our Friday Poem this week is Siobhán Campbell’s ‘Drumlins have no personality’, from her latest collection, Heat Signature. Siobhán Campbell’s poetry is of a strange breed: simultaneously comic and…
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Video: Poet Nessa O'Mahony - BelfastTelegraph.co.uk

Video: Poet Nessa O'Mahony - BelfastTelegraph.co.uk | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
Nessa O'Mahony reads her poetry as featured on the Poetry Jukebox.  The Poetry Jukebox will open at the Crescent Arts Centre on the 12th of October as part of the 2017 Belfast Internati
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Globe and Mail: Ed O'Loughlin’s Minds of Winter, reviewed: Searching for Franklin

Globe and Mail: Ed O'Loughlin’s Minds of Winter, reviewed: Searching for Franklin | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
Two new books explore the fate of the lost Franklin expedition
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Scotiabank Giller Prize-shortlisted author Ed O'Loughlin: 'I write to get away from myself' | CBC Books

Scotiabank Giller Prize-shortlisted author Ed O'Loughlin: 'I write to get away from myself' | CBC Books | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
The author of the novel Minds of Winter answers eight questions from eight writers in the CBC Books Magic 8 Q&A.
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Manuscripts from famous English, Irish writers exhibited in East China - Culture - Chinadaily.com.cn

Manuscripts from famous English, Irish writers exhibited in East China - Culture - Chinadaily.com.cn | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
Original manuscripts by four great writers from the United Kingdom and Ireland will go on display at a museum in East China's Zhejiang province on Sunday.
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9th Annual PoetryFest - Irish Arts Center

9th Annual PoetryFest - Irish Arts Center | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
Overview Curated by Nick Laird “Literary revelry” —The New Yorker The only literary event of its kind, our ninth annual PoetryFest gathers poets from Ireland and North America for three days of verse and conversation.
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RTÉ Book Show preview: David Hayden, Julie Buntin & Ask The Dust

RTÉ Book Show preview: David Hayden, Julie Buntin & Ask The Dust | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
This week on The Book Show, Sinéad Gleeson speaks to David Hayden about his debut collection of short stories, Darker With The Lights On, which has been published recently.
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Eccentric poetry of Ireland's 'first civil servant' given new life at Imram festival

Eccentric poetry of Ireland's 'first civil servant' given new life at Imram festival | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
Liam S Gógan is credited with creating the Irish word for republic – ‘poblacht’.
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Val McDermid: ‘If you want to understand where we are in 2017, read Rain Dogs’

Val McDermid: ‘If you want to understand where we are in 2017, read Rain Dogs’ | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
McKinty has created the perfect character to explore Northern Ireland’s fragmented, savage and often contradictory world of law enforcement
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At home with the Joyces - Fiction: The Woodcutter and His Family, Frank McGuinness,

At home with the Joyces - Fiction: The Woodcutter and His Family, Frank McGuinness, | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
Fiction: The Woodcutter and His Family, Frank McGuinness,
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RTE Archives: ‘The Liberty Suit’ is a play written by Peter Sheridan in collaboration with 20 year old Mannix Flynn who is 18 months out of prison.

RTE Archives: ‘The Liberty Suit’ is a play written by Peter Sheridan in collaboration with 20 year old Mannix Flynn who is 18 months out of prison. | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
‘The Liberty Suit’ is a play written by Peter Sheridan in collaboration with 20 year old Mannix Flynn who is 18 months out of prison.
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From a pastime to being a full-time writer

From a pastime to being a full-time writer | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
Andrea Carter tinkered over her first novel for 15 years. She now writes a first draft in 12 weeks
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