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David Constantine comes in from the periphery to win Frank O'Connor award

David Constantine comes in from the periphery to win Frank O'Connor award | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
'Poet who also writes prose' takes €25,000 prize for Tea at the Midland and Other Stories
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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 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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‘Do I Dare Disturb The Universe?’ Gavin Corbett The Stinging Fly

‘Do I Dare Disturb The Universe?’ Gavin Corbett The Stinging Fly | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
Sean or Ian or Augustine or Eustace or Keith or whoever he was: until I met him, I would not have believed such people existed in our little country. Back in my flat I knew I had a sketch for a story, this despite almost none of the man‘s statements being of use to me. … Continue reading "‘Do I Dare Disturb The Universe?’"
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'Everyone predicted the end': How Ireland's Indie Bookshops are surviving in the Amazon age

'Everyone predicted the end': How Ireland's Indie Bookshops are surviving in the Amazon age | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
Independent Book Shop week starts today, celebrating the great and the good of the indie bookseller.
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Sebastian Barry praises the importance of bookshops after winning IBW award | The Bookseller

Sebastian Barry has said that bookshops have taken a “quantum leap” of importance in this “strange new world” upon winning the Independent Bookshop Week (IBW) award.
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Abbey Theatre to stage premiere outside Dublin for the first time

Abbey Theatre to stage premiere outside Dublin for the first time | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
Adaptation of Ken Loach film Jimmy’s Hall to be debuted in Leitrim where it is set
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A History of Running Away review: ambitious and elegant interwoven tales

A History of Running Away review: ambitious and elegant interwoven tales | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
Paula McGrath captures 1980s Dublin in a tale of middle age, an orphan and a boxer
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James Joyce in a dozen great quotations

James Joyce in a dozen great quotations | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
Best-Loved Joyce is designed to make Joyce manageable for those who are short on time or, like me, low on concentration
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Noel Duffy: Four Poems

Noel Duffy: Four Poems | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
Biographical Note Contemporary Irish Poetry Index The Department of Dead Letters The Botanical Gardens Darkroom Notes The Island P . The Department of Dead Letters There is a man among us who knows secrets. He gets up when night comes, looks at the outline of the woman’s body, a question mark against the sheets as…
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Alannah Hopkin fell in love with fellow writer Aidan Higgins at first sight, and they were together until his death 18 months ago.

Alannah Hopkin fell in love with fellow writer Aidan Higgins at first sight, and they were together until his death 18 months ago. | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
Alannah Hopkin fell in love with fellow writer Aidan Higgins at first sight, and they were together until his death 18 months ago.
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Aedin Moloney brings Joyce’s Ulysses alive for Bloomsday

Aedin Moloney brings Joyce’s Ulysses alive for Bloomsday | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
Dublin-born actress who is more than equal to the task of conjuring the city in 1904 in a reading that is both profound and playful.
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The Importance of Being Earnest

The Importance of Being Earnest | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
A FAMILIAR and glamorous host to theatre, the upstairs salon to No. 1 Pery Square is venue for an Oscar Wilde classic, ‘The Importance of Being Earnest’. Meet Miss Prism, Lady Bracknell, Algernon, Jack, Gwendolen and Cecily through a hot new company, Tiger’s Eye Theatre. Described as a young theatre collective, Tiger’s Eye will stage …
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Neil Jordan has publicly disowned Riviera which he wrote with John Banville

Neil Jordan has publicly disowned Riviera which he wrote with John Banville | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
After opening to huge ratings, it's kind of odd for any showrunner or writer to disown something successful - but that's pretty much what Neil Jordan has done w
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ILS Norwich 2017

ILS Norwich 2017 | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
Today is the first day in 26 consecutive days where I have not been at a literary event. Tonight is the first night in 15  nights where I have not ended up in the pub talking about bookish things, ("How great is Sally Rooney?" "Aren't book festival tote bags so much better if they have…
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Mike McCormack: ‘On my fifth book I’m a debutante’

Mike McCormack: ‘On my fifth book I’m a debutante’ | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
The cult Irish writer is back with a prize-winning novel, Solar Bones, after a decade in the doldrums
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Benjamin Black (John Banville) WOLF ON A STRING - Unmasking Magic and Murder in the Best New Crime

Benjamin Black (John Banville) WOLF ON A STRING - Unmasking Magic and Murder in the Best New Crime | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
Alchemists and archaeologists are among the characters in this week’s mystery column. Also crooked cops and a very sad, very dead homeless man.
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Top poets gather to discuss international appointment | Arts Council of Northern Ireland

Top poets gather to discuss international appointment
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Mr Salary – a short story by Sally Rooney which was shortlisted for the £30,000 Sunday Times EFG short story award

Mr Salary – a short story by Sally Rooney which was shortlisted for the £30,000 Sunday Times EFG short story award | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
Mr Salary has been shortlisted for the £30,000 Sunday Times EFG short story award

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‘Irish Times’ columnist Fintan O’Toole wins Orwell Prize for Journalism

‘Irish Times’ columnist Fintan O’Toole wins Orwell Prize for Journalism | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
Journalist’s analysis of Brexit added ‘highly important perspective’ to debate
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Travellers’ tales and the oral tradition

Travellers’ tales and the oral tradition | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
As my background is performing in, and writing for the theatre, I felt instinctively suited to working with a group whose primary means of storytelling is oral
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Blazes Boylan, Skin-the-Goat and Frederick Sweny: the real people of ‘Ulysses’

Blazes Boylan, Skin-the-Goat and Frederick Sweny: the real people of ‘Ulysses’ | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
James Joyce populated his chronicle of a day in Dublin with hundreds of people, famous and ordinary, Irish and foreign, contemporary and historical. Knowing who they were throws light on many passages of Joyce’s masterpiece, which will be celebrated on Thursday, June 16th : Bloomsday
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Joyride to Jupiter review: a collection of skilfully crafted fictions

Joyride to Jupiter review: a collection of skilfully crafted fictions | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
Nuala O’Connor’s deft short stories blend caustic irreverence and poignancy
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Contemporary Irish Poetry Featured Writer: Noel Duffy

Contemporary Irish Poetry Featured Writer: Noel Duffy | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
Four Poems ....................Contemporary Irish Poetry Index Noel Duffy’s debut collection, In the Library of Lost Objects, appeared with Ward Wood Publishing, London, in 2011 and was shortlisted for the Shine/Strong Award for best first collection by an Irish poet. His second collection On Light & Carbon followed in 2013. His most recent collection, Summer Rain,…
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Origin in Bloom for Malachy McCourt this Bloomsday

Origin in Bloom for Malachy McCourt this Bloomsday | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
Brooklyn Irish author will receive the first Origin in Bloom Literary Award, a new annual Bloomsday award
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Table’s set for poet Paul Muldoon's Picnic Tour

Pulitzer Prize-winning poet Paul Muldoon brings his Picnic Tour to Ireland.
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