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The Discovery of Truth: Mary Lavin’s Short Fiction

The Discovery of Truth: Mary Lavin’s Short Fiction | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
With the closing date for the Writing.ie Short Story of the Year Award at the Bord Gais Energy Book Awards drawing close, Elke D’hoker discusses her new book Mary Lavin (Irish Academic Press).
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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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Announcing the recipients of the Irish Writers Centre / Cill Rialaig residencies

Announcing the recipients of the Irish Writers Centre / Cill Rialaig residencies | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
Recipients of Irish Writers Centre Cill Rialaig residencies, Andrea Carter, Anthony Glavin, Catherine Dunne, Lia Mills, Louise Phillips, Maria McManus, Seán Hardie
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The shape I'm in: Eoin Colfer, children's laureate - Irish Examiner

The shape I'm in: Eoin Colfer, children's laureate - Irish Examiner | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
EOIN Colfer is on sabbatical in Dublin with his family. They moved from Wexford town to Monkstown a few months ago and, from cafes to theatres, are loving life in the big city.
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Mary Costello Interview.

Mary CostelloA few year’s back Mary Costello had her first short story collection published by The Stinging Fly in Dublin. I loved it and invited Mary over to London to read at Word Factory and then again London Short Story Festival.
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Joyce's Other City by Mary Morrissy

Joyce's Other City by Mary Morrissy | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
I’m just back from the Trieste Joyce School (June 30 – July 4) where I had the thrill of reading in the beautiful Art Deco Caffe San Marco, above, one of James Joyce’s many hang-outs in the city. F...
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Eoin McNamee: ‘Redemption isn’t the work of a writer’

Eoin McNamee: ‘Redemption isn’t the work of a writer’ | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
Book Club’s study of Blue is the Night concludes author reflecting on a photo of his parents in their prime, oblivious to their fate
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Snapshots by Eileen Keane

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The Long Story, Short literary journal publishes a short story every month,
favouring tales that take their time. Longer than a flash; less strings
attached than a novel.
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Doing it with Passion! Writers in Ireland Series: Niamh Boyce

Doing it with Passion! Writers in Ireland Series: Niamh Boyce | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
Niamh's novel The Herbalist was nominated for an IMPAC, and won 'Newcomer of the Year' at the Irish Book Awards. Her unpublished poetry collection was highly commended by the Patrick Kavanagh Award...
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Programme 199, Scifest & Irish Poetry (10-12-14)

Programme 199, Scifest & Irish Poetry (10-12-14) | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
Presented and produced by Seán Delaney. This week's programme featured interviews from the National Finals of Scifest, with its founder, Sheila Porter; a director, Peter Brabazon; and some of the prize winners.
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Not I, Footfalls, Rockaby review – Lisa Dwan's breathtaking Beckett trio

Not I, Footfalls, Rockaby review – Lisa Dwan's breathtaking Beckett trio | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
Barbican, London Three of the great Irish playwright’s later works are superbly performed in these precise productions Beckett’s later works seem to me as much art installations as drama: one comes away haunted by an ineradicable image, rather than...
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Studio Theatre’s new associate director brings a bit of the Irish

Studio Theatre’s new associate director brings a bit of the Irish | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
Belfast-born Matt Torney, a specialist in plays from the British Isles, will oversee the troupe’s Studio X series.
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Modern Ireland in 100 Artworks: 1949 – Cré na Cille by Máirtín Ó Cadhain - Irish Times

Modern Ireland in 100 Artworks: 1949 – Cré na Cille by Máirtín Ó Cadhain - Irish Times | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
The Irish State considered Connemara native Ó Cadhain as a threat to neutrality, but his acclaimed Irish-language novel is a brilliant series of scenes of class struggle
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Hennessy short story of the month: Caseload by Justin McCarthy

Hennessy short story of the month: Caseload by Justin McCarthy | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
This month’s winning short story in the Hennessy New Irish Writing competition, by Justin McCarthy, is about a bizarre proposal
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New Poem by Michael Rosen on Eurocracy Versus Democracy

New Poem by Michael Rosen on Eurocracy Versus Democracy | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
Standby for long grey files of Europe’s elder statesmen their wallets stuffed with the riches of bad banking, offshore deals and weird deals we know not of standing solemnly in front of us telling us that the Greek people are mad, irresponsible,...
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IRISH NEWS Q&A

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Brian Campbell interviewed me for today's Irish News ahead of my appearance, with Henrietta McKervey at next week's Belfast Book Festival. It's not available online, so I took a couple of (cruddy) pics of the piece.
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Review: In O'Brien's “The Love Object,” selected stories illuminate ... - Charleston Post Courier

Review: In O'Brien's “The Love Object,” selected stories illuminate ... - Charleston Post Courier | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
THE LOVE OBJECT: Selected Stories. By Edna O’Brien. Little Brown. 528 pages. $30.
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'This deserves a wide audience' - Waiting for the Bullet, Madeleine D’Arcy

'This deserves a wide audience' - Waiting for the Bullet, Madeleine D’Arcy | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
'A sharp, terse, funny collection of snappy short stories from an up-and-coming Irish talent: simple as. Waiting for the Bullet is an enormously quick read – you’ll race through the book in an afte...
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RTÉ Radio Player: Karl Parkinson, poe Karl Parkinson reads the poem he wrote in memory of his nephew who died too young

RTÉ Radio Player: Karl Parkinson, poe Karl Parkinson reads the poem he wrote in memory of his nephew who died too young | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
The RTÉ Radio Player lets you listen live and catch up on all of the broadcasts and podcasts from the RTÉ family of radio services. Programmes and podcasts are listed on the RTÉ Radio Player for 28 days after broadcast
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Including Anakana Schofield: The Globe and Mail's 20 books you’ll be reading – and talking about – for the rest of the year

Including Anakana Schofield: The Globe and Mail's 20 books you’ll be reading – and talking about – for the rest of the year | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
Books Editor Mark Medley previews the 20 most anticipated books of the last six months of 2015
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Anu issue 34 / A New Ulster

The July issue of the Northern Irish literary magazine A New Ulster featuring the works of Michael Whelan, Scott Thomas Outlar, Richard Halperin, Peter O’Neill, Strider Marcus Jones, Joe Urso, Helen Harrison, Silva Merjanian and Arizahn
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Word for Word: A happy ending for the short story - Irish Times

Word for Word: A happy ending for the short story - Irish Times | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
The Cork International Short Story Prize has helped to bring the form back to prominence
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Talking About Thomas Kilroy

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I was delighted to recently receive a copy of one of the latest publications from Carysfort Press: Guy Woodward’s edited collection Talking about Thomas Kilroy.
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Watch Brendan Behan's Borstal Boy Full Movie

Based on Irish poet Brendan Behan's experiences in a reform school in 1942. A 16 ..... Watch Online or Download here : http://hdseason.co/0221838.
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John Banville to open Lady Gregory/Yeats Autumn Gathering - Galway Advertiser

John Banville to open Lady Gregory/Yeats Autumn Gathering - Galway Advertiser | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
Described as “one of the most imaginative literary novelists writing in the English language today,” John Banville will open The Lady Gregory - Yeats Autumn Gathering in September.
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Edge Hill Short Story Prize 2015 - Madeleine D'Arcy Wins Reader’s Choice award

Edge Hill Short Story Prize 2015 - Madeleine D'Arcy Wins Reader’s Choice award | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
Kirsty Gunn has been announced as the winner of the Edge Hill Short Story Prize 2015 with her collection Infidelities (Faber & Faber).
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Constance Markievicz: experiences of a woman patrol (1915)

Constance Markievicz: experiences of a woman patrol (1915) | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
In the second of a series of excerpts from Handbook of the Irish Revival: An Anthology of Irish Cultural and Political Writings 1891-1922, Constance Markievicz asks who will start a fund to start a club for prostitutes in Dublin
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