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Being Behan: death by celebrity and alcohol

Being Behan: death by  celebrity and alcohol | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
Adrian Dunbar, who takes the lead role in a play about the twilight of Brendan Behan’s life, thinks the time is right to resuscitate his legacy
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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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Frank O'Connor Fellowship and Mentorship Bursaries

Frank O'Connor Fellowship and Mentorship Bursaries | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
This international poetry competition gives TWO winners chapbook publications and cash prizes. Winning poets will be considered as potential readers at the Munster Literature Centre's annual poetry festival.
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Listen to James Joyce reading from "Finnegans Wake" (first published May 4 1939)

Page 213 of Finnegans Wake
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The New Yorker: Edna O’Brien’s Charming War Criminal

The New Yorker: Edna O’Brien’s Charming War Criminal | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
James Wood on a novel about a Bosnian Serb war criminal, by the author of “The Country Girls” and “A Scandalous Woman.”
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McPherson's Acclaimed Drama at Guild Hall Begins Wednesday | The East Hampton Star Mobile

McPherson's Acclaimed Drama at Guild Hall Begins Wednesday | The East Hampton Star Mobile | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
Guild Hall will present “The Night Alive,” a play by Conor McPherson, from Wednesday through May 22, with performances at 8 p.m. Wednesdays through Sundays. The production is directed by Stephen Hamilton and will feature J.
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F For Phone | Claire Kilroy | Winter Pages 1

F For Phone | Claire Kilroy | Winter Pages 1 | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
Winter Pages 1, edited by Kevin Barry and Olivia Smith, is the first volume of an annual arts anthology for Ireland and beyond. The book offers stories, essays, reportage, photography and visual arts, along with craft interviews on film, theatre, television, music and much more.
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Watch:The Testament of Mary (2016) - In Rehearsal

Find tickets: http://goo.gl/wJTRsh In this challenging and imaginative solo play, acclaimed author Colm Tóibín paints a breathtakingly intimate, raw an
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Wonderful Waterford Writer’s Weekend warrants watching

Wonderful Waterford Writer’s Weekend warrants watching | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
Waterford Writer’s Weekend kicks off this week
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Cillian Murphy and Eileen Walsh on 'Disco Pigs': 'It was the ignorance of youth’

Cillian Murphy and Eileen Walsh on 'Disco Pigs': 'It was the ignorance of youth’ | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
Twenty years later, Cillian Murphy, Eileen Walsh, Enda Walsh and Pat Kiernan talk about Corcadorca and the hit play that changed everything
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Watch: Women in Irish Storytelling | Talk by Clodagh Harvey

Clodagh Brennan Harvey has written extensively on Irish folklore and storytelling [Contemporary Irish Traditional Narrative: The English Language Traditio
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Yeats in Love Trailer - The turbulent love affair of Ireland's great poet W.B. Yeats and the fiery rebel Maud Gonne.

The turbulent love affair of Ireland's great poet W.B. Yeats and the fiery rebel Maud Gonne. Produced on stage in Toronto, on tour in Ontario, at the Abbe
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The Heart of Everything by Henrietta McKervey is May’s Irish Times Book Club pick

The Heart of Everything by Henrietta McKervey is May’s Irish Times Book Club pick | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
‘McKervey is brimming over with promise. She has wit, imagination, and an understanding of human beings, hallmark of the true novelist’ – Éilís Ní Dhuibhne
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CualaNYC presents John Montague

CualaNYC presents John Montague | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
Eventbrite - Cuala Productions presents CualaNYC presents John Montague - Thursday, 5 May 2016 at The American Irish Historical Society, New York, NY. Find event and ticket information.
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CualaNYC 'On Baile's Strand' play written by W.B Yeats

CualaNYC 'On Baile's Strand' play written by W.B Yeats | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
Eventbrite - Cuala Productions presents CualaNYC 'On Baile's Strand' play written by W.B Yeats - Saturday, 7 May 2016 at Rockaway Beach, New York, NY. Find event and ticket information.
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Difficult second novel? Mia Gallagher on 12 years it took for follow-up to HellFire

Difficult second novel? Mia Gallagher on 12 years it took for follow-up to HellFire | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
After the first hard cut, everything got easier. I still had tons of work to do but the first cut, by removing certain possibilities, let me see other, more interesting ones
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Can creative writing be taught? Irish authors give their answers

Can creative writing be taught? Irish authors give their answers | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
John Boyne, Joseph O’Connor, Gavin Corbett, Henrietta McKervey, Mary Morrissy, Paula McGrath, Paul Perry and Máire T Robinson have their say on the MFA
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​​For an Irish National Theater in New York

​​For an Irish National Theater in New York | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
By Catherine M. Burns   Between 1915 and 1920, three short-lived companies in New York City calling themselves the Irish Theatre of America, the Celtic Players, and the Irish Players trie
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The Short Story Interview: Nuala Ní Chonchúir

The Short Story Interview: Nuala Ní Chonchúir | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
The Short Story Interview: Nuala Ní Chonchúir, discussing flash fiction, short stories, and the writing process.
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Curator’s tour for The Poet’s Rebellion: Poetry, Memory, and the Easter Rising | Poets House

Curator’s tour for The Poet’s Rebellion: Poetry, Memory, and the Easter Rising | Poets House | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
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Dublin: Belfast: Two Cities One Book

Dublin: Belfast: Two Cities One Book | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
April was an extraordinary month for me and for Fallen, as the 2016 selection for the Dublin: One City One Book festival – except that this year, for the first time, it was Dublin-Belfast: Two Cities One Book. Two programmes, more than 100 events. From beginning to end it was a thrill and a revelation.…
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The Best New British And Irish Poets 2016

The Best New British And Irish Poets 2016 | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
New Judged by Kelly Davio, Senior Poetry Editor, Eyewear Publishing LTD, and Todd Swift, Series Editor.  Modeled on the famous United States competition, the fi
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The Raingod’s Green, Dark as Passion | Kevin Barry | Granta Magazine

‘If cities are sexed, as Jan Morris believes, then Cork is a male place.’ Kevin Barry remembers Cork in Granta 135: New Irish Writing.
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Maighread Medbh | The Look: A Reading of 'The Lioness' by Adrienne Rich

What brings you to her place? Her hand? Her car? Her scent. Of course. We are animals.
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Remembering the Poets Who Fought For Irish Independence

Remembering the Poets Who Fought For Irish Independence | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
 I write it out in a verse— MacDonagh and MacBride And Connolly and Pearse Now and in time to be, Wherever green is worn, Are changed, changed utterly: A
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