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, Charlie Tallulah, is forthcoming this Fall. 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...”.
From Creative Writing for Beginners to Historical Fiction, Scriptwriting to Poetry, Wild Women Writing to the Short Story there is a workshop to suit every aspiring or established writer looking to spend five days in beautiful Bantry honing their ...
The Red Shoes is a fairytale by Hans Christian Andersen. It tells the story of a girl who, possessed by a pair of red shoes, cannot stop dancing. Even after her feet are chopped from her body, the dance must go on.
The journey begins with a dedicated English teacher and ends with a published novel. Along the way there was much reading, four creative writing courses and a lot of thinking. The hardest part is the thinking.
Poet/professor Greg Delanty is the lead author of So Little Time, an interpretative look at what it means to be 'Green' in an evolving world, features Delanty and other poets, essayists, and photographers, with a foreword by nature writer John Elder.
This review is also available to download in PDF format: Review (68kb) 'A piece of garbage I had around', John Lennon unceremoniously dubbed his 'Sun King', the second song of the ground-breaking medley or 'song montage' that closes the Beatles' final, 'end of the line' album Abbey Road (1969). Making innovative use of recording studio technology to orchestrate existing 'bits of things' and 'unfinished songs' into a sublime, symphonic whole, the medley's highly crafted 'operatic structure' also came to embody an existential 'holding it together' (in Paul McCartney's words
The collection consists of Thomas Kinsella’s personal library; built up over many years, it was donated by Kinsella to UCD Library in July 2013.
The books form a discrete collection that reflects the phases of Kinsella's career in poetry. The book collection was arranged in a specific order by Kinsella himself, and this order has been strictly maintained.
The collection contains approximately 700 items, mostly books and pamphlets, with some ephemeral material.