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Nobel Prize winning Irish poet Seamus Heaney dies

Nobel Prize winning Irish poet Seamus Heaney dies | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
Fellow poet Robert Lowell described Heaney as the ‘most important Irish poet since Yeats’
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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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Thirteen poets selected for the Poetry Ireland Introductions Series 2017 | Poetry Ireland

Thirteen poets selected for the Poetry Ireland Introductions Series 2017 | Poetry Ireland | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
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#OTD in 1880 – Birth of playwright, Sean O’Casey, in Dublin.

#OTD in 1880 – Birth of playwright, Sean O’Casey, in Dublin. | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
“It’s my rule never to lose me temper till it would be detrimental to keep it.” –Sean O’Casey Birth of playwright, Seán O’Casey, born John Casey or John Cassidy. A 1965 film titled Young Cassidy, starring Rod Taylor is a Biographical drama based on the early years of his life depicting his early life of…
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McBride and Perry shortlisted for RSL Encore Award 2017 | The Bookseller

McBride and Perry shortlisted for RSL Encore Award 2017 | The Bookseller | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
Eimear McBride and Sarah Perry have been shortlisted for 2017's £10,000 RSL Encore Award for the best second novel of the year.
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Banter – Where is the Great GAA Novel?

Banter – Where is the Great GAA Novel? | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
RT @KCsixtyseven: John McGahern's anniversary today. One of the few Irish writers to engage with the GAA. https://t.co/zxMOvBHNAO
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Donal Ryan on John McGahern: ‘Amongst Women’ almost finished me. How could a book be this good?

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John McGahern explored in erudite yet accessible study

John McGahern explored in erudite yet accessible study | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
Review: Touchstones: John McGahern’s Classical Style by Frank Shovlin
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Poetry Day Ireland and Fota Wildlife Park competition winners announced | Poetry Ireland

Poetry Day Ireland and Fota Wildlife Park competition winners announced | Poetry Ireland | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
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Sligo Today News for Sligo County - Writer needs your love (stories)

Sligo Today News for Sligo County - Writer needs your love (stories) | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
Online Daily News Service for County Sligo incorporating local, national and international news. Weather, sport, entertainment, farming, motoring and more.
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Emma Donoghue makes first foray into children's lit with 'The Lotterys Plus One'

Emma Donoghue makes first foray into children's lit with 'The Lotterys Plus One' | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
Celebrated Irish-Canadian novelist Emma Donoghue turned to a pair of trusted advisers for her first foray into children's literature: her kids. Donoghue's son Finn was seven and daughter Una was three when she began working on "The Lotterys Plus One" six years ago, and she now says "it feels almost like I've written this with my kids."
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Michael Collins, midnight writer-Martin Doyle interviews the Booker-nominated author

Michael Collins, midnight writer-Martin Doyle interviews the Booker-nominated author | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
Martin Doyle interviews the Booker-nominated author, extreme runner and stabbing survivor about Midnight in a Perfect Life
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Walking Beneath Benbulben | Historic Graves Blog

Walking Beneath Benbulben | Historic Graves Blog | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
Some thoughts on surveying Drumcliffe Church of Ireland graveyard in 2017. This wonderful site is over 1000 years old and is also the burial place of WB Yeats.
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Florence Writer-in-Residence 2017

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Irish Writers Centre announces a writing residency with St Mark's Church, Florence in autumn 2016.
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Belfast poet wins National Poetry Competition accolade

Belfast poet wins National Poetry Competition accolade | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
SELECTED from a field of almost 13,000 entries from across the world, a Belfast poet has won a prestigious poetry competition.
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Culture File: Finding Máirtín Ó Cadhain...in Prague

Stream Culture File: Finding Máirtín Ó Cadhain...in Prague by Soundsdoable / Culture File from desktop or your mobile device
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Ruth McKee asks fellow writers Nuala O’Connor and Alan McMonagle about the power of a good story

Ruth McKee asks fellow writers Nuala O’Connor and Alan McMonagle about the power of a good story | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
Ruth McKee asks fellow writers Nuala O’Connor and Alan McMonagle about the power of a good story
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'The Curfew' by Stephen Sexton - winner of the 2016 National Poetry Competition.

'The Curfew' was the winner of the 2016 National Poetry Competition.
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Kildare Nationalist — The judges have chosen the winners of the Hennessy Literary Awards

Kildare Nationalist — The judges have chosen the winners of the Hennessy Literary Awards | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
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Rachel Donohue Wins ‘Irish Writer of the Year’

Rachel Donohue Wins ‘Irish Writer of the Year’ | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
Rachel Donohue has been awarded the Hennessy New Irish Writer of the Year award at a ceremony in Dublin.
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Hennessy Literary Awards 2017 First Fiction winner: I Could Have Been a Dancer, by Sean Tanner

Hennessy Literary Awards 2017 First Fiction winner: I Could Have Been a Dancer, by  Sean Tanner | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
Hennessy New Irish Writing: September’s winning story
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A Playwright Seeks Love Stories for the Stage - Dublin Inquirer

A Playwright Seeks Love Stories for the Stage - Dublin Inquirer | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
Do you live in Ireland and have a love story to share? Writer Henry Martin is looking for unusual love stories to adapt for the theatre.
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