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A Fictional Review by Peter Murphy: The Sounds of the River – A Lost Anthology (Folk Devil Records)

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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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Eoin McNamee’s Blue is the Night wins €15,000 Kerry Group Irish Novel of Year Award

Eoin McNamee’s Blue is the Night wins €15,000 Kerry Group Irish Novel of Year Award | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
Paul Muldoon wins €5,000 Pigott Poetry Prize for One Thousand Things Worth Knowing at ceremony to mark opening of Listowel Writers’ Week
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Subject+Object | Seamus Heaney | Granta Magazine

Subject+Object | Seamus Heaney | Granta Magazine | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
'Birch is the tree of desire, ashimmer with sexual possibility even when it arrives swathed in botanical Latin.' Seamus Heaney on poetry, birch trees and Apollo and Daphne.
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Ger Reidy on the Pigott Poetry Award and what he enjoys most about Listowel Writers’ Week

Ger Reidy on the Pigott Poetry Award and what he enjoys most about Listowel Writers’ Week | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
  Ger Reidy was born near Westport, Co. Mayo. He has won a number of national poetry competitions and has been the recipient of a number of Arts Council bursaries and residencies. His first colle
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Q&A with William Wall, Novel – Getting Started Workshop Director

Q&A with William Wall, Novel – Getting Started Workshop Director | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
William Wall is a prize-winning author of four novels, a volume of short fiction and three poetry collections, the most recent of which is Ghost Estate. His novel This Is The Country was longlisted fo
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Claire-Louise Bennett on writing Pond

Claire-Louise Bennett on writing Pond | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
‘I began to write – not to make sense of things, the opposite in fact. I wrote in order to keep rationality and purpose at bay, to prolong and bask in the rhythmic chaos of existence, and luxuriate in the magnificent mystery of everything’
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Theatre: 'Henriad's' brutal power - Irish Independent

Theatre: 'Henriad's' brutal power - Irish Independent | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
Maybe it's cheek: an Irish theatre company whose concentration has traditionally been on drama in the folk genre taking on one of the magnificent monoliths of English drama: Shakespeare
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Nina Powles on Vona Groarke in conversation with Cliff Fell at the City Gallery ‘I’m interested in words being placed on top of other words; words landing on top of their own shadow’

Nina Powles on Vona Groarke in conversation with Cliff Fell at the City Gallery ‘I’m interested in words being placed on top of other words; words landing on top of their own shadow’ | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
Vona Groarke in conversation with Cliff Fell at the City Gallery, Wellington. 21 May, 2015     the lit window summons the dark as if from one frame of mind to another,   as if from o...
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CBC The Sunday Edition:Anne Enright

CBC The Sunday Edition:Anne Enright | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
From James Joyce to Edna O'Brien to Colm Tóibín, Ireland has always punched above its literary weight. Michael talks with the inaugural laureate for Irish fiction and Booker Prize winner Anne Enright about her new novel "The Green Road".
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Listowel Writers’ Week: Slane for the brain

Listowel Writers’ Week: Slane for the brain | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
Bill Clinton described the Hay Festival as ‘Woodstock for the mind’. For people who like books, ideas and a generous dollop of celebrity, the literary festival is a summer fix
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Paul Muldoon wins Pigott Poetry Prize

Paul Muldoon wins €5,000 Pigott Poetry Prize for One Thousand Things Worth Knowing at ceremony to mark opening of Listowel Writers’ Week
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Belfast Girls

Belfast Girls | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
By Jaki McCarrick Directed by Julie Proudfoot Produced by Artemisia, Chicago On the Way to Australia, it’s the Journey that Counts It’s an interesting coincidence that at the time the Republic of Ireland became the first country to legalize same-sex marriage through popular refere...
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Caoilinn Hughes, Shortlisted for the Pigott Poetry Award, Talks All Things Poetry

Caoilinn Hughes, Shortlisted for the Pigott Poetry Award, Talks All Things Poetry | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
Caoilinn Hughes was born in Galway and completed her MA at Queen’s Univeristy, Belfast. In 2007 she moved to New Zealand where she worked for Google, ran a small consultancy and wrote a PhD at Victori
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Bastard Amber: WB Yeats would approve as dance comes to the Abbey

Bastard Amber: WB Yeats would approve as dance comes to the Abbey | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
In her new show, choreographer Liz Roche makes a golden connection to the poet
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Theatre review | GB Shaw’s ego takes centre stage in My Fair Ladies

Theatre review | GB Shaw’s ego takes centre stage in My Fair Ladies | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
The playwright’s impish but implacable self-satisfaction animates this monologue by Des Keogh
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Roddy Doyle pens tribute short story on Bill O'Herlihy: 'D'yeh know what it is ... - Irish Independent

Irish IndependentRoddy Doyle pens tribute short story on Bill O'Herlihy: 'D'yeh know what it is ...Irish IndependentSport LeftField. Tuesday 26 May 2015. Sport Newsletter.
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A novella approach to an undervalued literary form

A novella approach to an undervalued literary form | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
The Penny Dreadful Novella Prize aims to reward excellent new writing but also to shed light on an art form compared to both a sonata and a banana repuiblic
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Poem of the Week: "We Change the Map" by Kerry Hardie

Poem of the Week: "We Change the Map" by Kerry Hardie | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
Our apologies for the brief hiatus on our blog. We've been busy sending off four of our interns who graduated last week. A big thank you to all our interns for the hours of proofing, box schlepping...
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Result, by Madeleine D'Arcy - Irish Times:A moving short story written in response to Saturday’s Yes vote in the marriage equality referendum

Result, by Madeleine D'Arcy - Irish Times:A moving short story written in response to Saturday’s Yes vote in the marriage equality referendum | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
A moving short story written in response to Saturday’s Yes vote in the marriage equality referendum
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Blue is the Night by Eoin McNamee is the new Irish Times Book Club choice - Irish Times

Blue is the Night by Eoin McNamee is the new Irish Times Book Club choice - Irish Times | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
Win one of 12 signed copies of what author David Peace called ‘a genuine, original masterpiece’
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