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Trocaire Poetry Competition 2013 – video: winners poems

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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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Congratulations, Gerard. That's great.
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The Temporary Gentleman review Sebastian Barry's hard-drinking, continent-spanning love story

The Temporary Gentleman review  Sebastian Barry's hard-drinking, continent-spanning love story | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
A novel with pleasures similar to those of reading Jane AustenThis novel is an elegy not for a temporary gentleman but for his wife.
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ISSUE12: Swift (Ireland & the Irish) - Literary Orphans

ISSUE12: Swift (Ireland & the Irish) - Literary Orphans | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
The Tavern Lantern Featured Art General Fiction General Poetry (Literary Orphans 'Irish issue' is now online with fiction by @junecaldwell @emermartin @NualaNiC and Martin Malone: http://t.co/sRxNxyN4Nl)...
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Moya Cannon - Two poems

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Moya Cannon is an Irish author.Cannon was born in 1956 in Dunfanaghy, County Donegal. She studied History and Politics at University College Dublin, and at Corpus Christi College, Cambridge. She ha...
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The Sea review glum psychodrama adapted from Booker winner

The Sea review  glum psychodrama adapted from Booker winner | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
John Banville reduces his Booker prizewinner to jumbled pound-shop Proustisms in this choppy adaptationReading on mobile?
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Cork World Book Fest Highlights 2014 - Irish Examiner

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Irish Examiner Cork World Book Fest Highlights 2014 Irish Examiner It will be officially opened by Lord Mayor Catherine Clancy at the City Library, followed by an event called 'The Irish Diaspora' where Irish-Canadian novelist Anakana Schofield...
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Poem of the Day: “Grainne’s Answer to Burke’s Proposal” by Mary O’Malley

Poem of the Day: “Grainne’s Answer to Burke’s Proposal” by Mary O’Malley | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
“Grainne’s Answer to Burke’s Proposal” by Mary O’Malley from The Wake Forest Book of Irish Women’s Poetry Take me for one year certain hot and cold and strong. What woman will give you as much for that long?
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A Voice of Insurgency by Maeve Cavanagh-poetry chapbook from Dublin's Easter Rising

A Voice of Insurgency by Maeve  Cavanagh-poetry chapbook from Dublin's Easter Rising | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
By: Kevin Grace      Ninety-eight years ago in 1916, the Irish Republican Brotherhood staged an uprising during Easter Week, the intent being to reclaim Ireland from the British and establish a rep...
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Watching the People on Duke Street, Dublin - John McNamee

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All That Is Solid Melts Into Air – Darragh McKeon – Book Review

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All That Is Solid Melts Into Air by Darragh McKeon – Book Review by Helen O’Leary There are several things that particularly appeal about this debut novel that is set in April 1986 in the lead up to the Chernobyl reactor meltdown Firstly the main...
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An interview with the novelist Peter Murphy

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An interview with the novelist Eimear McBride - Honest Ulsterman

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Poetry in motion: tapestry tribute to Seamus Heaney

Poetry in motion: tapestry tribute to Seamus Heaney | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
The tribute to Heaney, which was paid for by a group of the poet’s admirers, including Paul Simon and Bono, is bringing colour to Dublin airport
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Colm Toibin: how I wrote Mary's story

Colm Toibin: how I wrote Mary's story | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
Writer Colm Toibin on the inspiration behind his biblical play and novel
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The Sea review 'lugubrious' adaptation of John Banville novel

The Sea review  'lugubrious' adaptation of John Banville novel | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
Ciarán Hands is a little too insistent in his grief in this glum bereavement dramaJohn Banville adapts his own 2005 Man Booker-winning novel as a glum bereavement drama of the rain-on-windowpanes variety.
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Nuala Ní Chonchúir reads at Kennys Bookshop, April 2014. - YouTube

Irish writer Nuala Ní Chonchúir reads from her new novel "The Closet of Savage Mementos" during the Cúirt Festival of Literature, - Kennys Bookshop, Galway, ...
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Sarah Herbert: Irish Woman Poet

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Sarah Herbert (1824-1846) was born in Ireland into the family of the Earl of Dysart, but emigrated with her family to Nova Scotia at the age of two on the Nassau, which was wrecked off the coast. H...
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Fred Johnston - A poem for You

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Fred Johnston (born 1951) is an Irish poet, novelist, literary critic and musician. He is the founder and current director of the Western Writers' Centre in Galway. He co-founded the Irish Writers'...
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Insurrection fiction - the Irish experience of war and conquest

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Insurrection fiction
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The book represents a sustained attempt at saying the unsayable, highlighting how often the Irish experience of war and conquest was misrepresented by the prevailing English language literature of that era.
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Writers' festival honours Heaney - Irish Independent

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Writers' festival honours Heaney
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Irish writers taking part include Booker and IMPAC nominee Donal Ryan, Goldsmith's winner Eimear McBride and Belfast's inaugural Poet Laureate, Sinead Morrissey.
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'Off-topic' programme for Dublin Writers Festival - Irish Times

'Off-topic' programme for Dublin Writers Festival - Irish Times | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
'Off-topic' programme for Dublin Writers Festival Irish Times Ireland's celebrated history with the short story will also be marked with authors such as Mike McCormack, Nuala Ní Chonchuír, Claire Keegan and Bernard MacLaverty participating in...
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The Sea by John Banville - Film Review

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“Getting Up Early” – by Brendan Kennelly

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“Getting Up Early” by Brendan Kennelly, From The Essential Brendan Kennelly Getting up early promises well; a milkhorse on the road induces thoughts of a sleeping world and a waking God.
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Poetry by Miriam Gamble- Honest Ulsterman

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Sea of life helps keep me in the swim, says John Banville

Sea of life helps keep me in the swim, says John Banville | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
John Banville glides into the restaurant, an owlish figure, inscrutable but with shining eyes.
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Irish-born poet celebrated for his wit, use of puns - BU Today

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Irish-born poet celebrated for his wit, use of puns
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Often described as an Irish poet, Muldoon, who has lived in the United States since 1987, eschews such a label.
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