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Carcanet Eletter: Thomas Kinsella

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'Echo' by Thomas Kinsella

 He cleared the thorns
from the broken gate,
and held her hand
through the heart of the wood
to the holy well.
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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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Nessa O'Mahony will spend April at the University of Baltimore as a poet-in-residence

Nessa O'Mahony will spend April at the University of Baltimore as a poet-in-residence | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
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The Boy in the Striped Pyjamas – The Lowry, Salford

The Boy in the Striped Pyjamas – The Lowry, Salford | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
Writer: John Boyne Adaptor: Angus Jackson Director: Joe Murphy Reviewer: Donna Kelly John Boyne’s best-selling novel The Boy in the Striped Pyjamas has been adapted for stage in a hard-hitting, powerful and emotional production that is sure to tug...
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Lally the Scut – The MAC, Belfast

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Writer: Abbie Spallen Director: Michael Duke Reviewer: Caitriona M. Reilly If the audience were to take one thing from Tinderbox’s and The MAC’s new production, Lally the Scut, it would be that playwright Abbie Spallen is pissed off.
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How to Tell if Your Manuscript Is Ready for Submission | Tramp Press

How to Tell if Your Manuscript Is Ready for Submission | Tramp Press | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
Independent Irish Publisher
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Julian Gough signs major book deal with Picador

Julian Gough signs major book deal with Picador | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
Infinite, due out in autumn 2016, ‘is a serious novel that combines the plot arc of a thriller with a stream of stimulating ideas’
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New books by Edna O’Brien and Neil Jordan, and Kevin Barry takes on John Lennon

New books by Edna O’Brien and Neil Jordan, and Kevin Barry takes on John Lennon | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
Sheila O’Flanagan is to make her YA debut, while Eoin Colfer tackles an adult graphic novel
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Looks like a winning idea:)

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The Laughing Boy-Jack Harte

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September 2014 and the Greeks are back on the street.   The following is the text of my piece that was broadcast by Sunday Miscellany on RTE Radio One on 12 April. It was recorded live in the ...
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Irish Poems on the Underground - Dan Mulhall Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade

Irish Poems on the Underground - Dan Mulhall Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
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Princeton Public Library featuring Irish author May 14 - NJ.com

Princeton Public Library presents Irish author Anne Enright in Conversation with Fintan O'Toole Thursday, May 14 at 7 p.m. in the Community Room.
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Laney Lenox about Máire T. Robinson’s debut novel, Skin, Paper, Stone

Laney Lenox about Máire T. Robinson’s debut novel, Skin, Paper, Stone | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
Editor’s Pick: Skin, Paper, Stone In an effort to further deepen the connection between The Galway Review and the ongoing tradition of great Irish literature, I will be reviewing new Irish published writing on a semi-regular basis.
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INTERVIEW: MARY COSTELLO

INTERVIEW: MARY COSTELLO | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
  Mary Costello comes from Galway but she lives in Dublin. Her first book, a collection of short stories entitled The China Factory (2012) was published by the Stinging Fly Press to great accl...
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Haiku na seachtaine…

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‘Haikiu na Seachtaine’ – Leagan Gaeilge le Gabriel Rosenstock de dhán eile leis an údar Albanach John McDonald
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New Irish writers tackle culture in Camden

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EMERGING Irish writers will take part in a discussion entitled ‘Counterparts’ exploring Irish culture at the London Irish Centre on April 25.  New writing talent reading and speaking at the event include 31-year-old David McGrath, whose debut...
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Literary listings: UCC's literary journal, Gallipoli 100, Bealtaine, Hays ... - Irish Times

Literary listings: UCC's literary journal, Gallipoli 100, Bealtaine, Hays ... - Irish Times | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
Upcoming events in the books world
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It’s Still a Scandal! Something is Missing in Ulysses

It’s Still a Scandal! Something is Missing in Ulysses | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
Something is missing in Ulysses—which could be called romanticism, or the ideal, or the metaphysical; and its absence is the deep reason why Joyce’s early readers were so alarmed, and why it can still disturb.
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‘A New Way of Writing About Race’ by Nick Laird

‘A New Way of Writing About Race’ by Nick Laird | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
Claudia Rankine’s Citizen opens:
When you are alone and too tired even to turn on any of your devices, you let yourself linger in a past stacked among your pillows.
The reader is forewarned: what follows will explore what happens when the “devices” are switched off, not just the smart phone or the iPad, but techniques of evasion and compromise that let the poet exist in the present.
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Meet the Author | Buail leis an Údar

Meet the Author | Buail leis an Údar | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
Irish Writers Centre in association with IMRAM present Meet the Author / Buail leis an Údar Éilís Ní Dhuibhne Frank Reidy Liam Mac Cóil
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Sunday Miscellany 12 April 2015 - Sunday Miscellany - RTÉ Radio 1

Sunday Miscellany 12 April 2015 - Sunday Miscellany - RTÉ Radio 1 | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
Sunday mornings mean Sunday Miscellany
Its new radio essays and occasional poetry followed by complementary music capture our times, passions and curiosities. The contributor led content is selected from open submission and commissioned writing presented by new voices and established names.
Reportage, appreciations, memory pieces, poetry, travel writing and personal accounts of events and happenings are the stuff of Sunday Miscellany. The programme is part of Sunday mornings since 1968. It is essential listening to thousands across Ireland and the world.
Details of next Live event:
The next Sunday Miscellany Live will be taking place on Achill Island as part of the Heinrich Boll Memorial Weekend on Sunday 3rd May, 2015
Tickets can be booked through www.heinrichboellcottage.com or by calling 087 772 0192 or 086 232 5516
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Olive Broderick: Poems on a Sunday Afternoon

Lagan Online speaks with Olive Broderick, host of 'Poems on a Sunday Afternoon' at the Down Arts Centre, Downpatrick.
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The Shadow of a Gunman -- Irish Heritage Theatre at Adrienne Skybox

The Shadow of a Gunman -- Irish Heritage Theatre at Adrienne Skybox | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
Donal Davoren is in a precarious position, A newcomer to a Dublin tenement in which he's sharing rooms with a slight acquaintance, Seamus Shields, Davoren is a quiet poet whose recited works reveal...
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