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Up-to-Date Coverage of The World of Irish Literature
Curated by Gerard Beirne
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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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Thursday’s Highlights: Anne Enright & Colm Tóibín, Paul Durcan & Lucinda Sly

The Literary Pub Trail
Day One got off to a great start with the first our renowned Morning Walks, ‘Listowel & it’s People’, led by local historian Vincent Carmody.
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Roddy Doyle Interview - hotpress.com

Roddy Doyle Interview - hotpress.com | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
Hot Press's Write Here, Write Now competition took place as part of Dublin’s One City, One Book festivities, which this year celebrated Roddy Doyle’s brilliant Barrytown Trilogy.
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Listowel Writers' Week: Author Eoin McNamee scoops €15k award for his novel ... - Irish Independent

Listowel Writers' Week: Author Eoin McNamee scoops €15k award for his novel ... - Irish Independent | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
Author Eoin McNamee has scooped a €15,000 prize for his novel Blue Is The Night.
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Irish poet WB Yeats honoured with worldwide 150th birthday celebrations - The Guardian

From a new Irish stamp to a public reading by Fiona Shaw, global events in honour of ‘a great public and private poet’ begin
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John Boyne Receives Highest Honours at Hay

John Boyne Receives Highest Honours at Hay | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
At the world renowned Hay Festival 2015, Irish author John Boyne received the prestigious Nielsen Book Platinum Author Award for his incredible book The Boy in the Striped Pyjamas.
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Glucksman Library, University of Limerick: Getting to know Irish Writers at the University of Limerick

Glucksman Library, University of Limerick: Getting to know Irish Writers at the University of Limerick | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
Getting to know Irish Writers at the University of Limerick http://t.co/CGBNj8Etr3
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The Gigli Concert: Tom Murphy’s music is expertly played | Theatre review

The Gigli Concert: Tom Murphy’s music is expertly played | Theatre review | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
This considered production proves that almost anything is possible
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Eoin McNamee on Patricia Curran’s murder: still haunting after all these years

Eoin McNamee on  Patricia Curran’s murder: still haunting after all these years | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
Irish Times Book Club: the author reflects on his fascination with a murder victim and her ‘gothic’ family that began when he was eight and has fuelled his outstanding Blue trilogy
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Public talk on Yeats' The Wild Swans at Coole

Public talk on Yeats' The Wild Swans at Coole | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
WB YEATS The Wild Swans at Coole, published in 1917 and again, in an expanded edition in 1919, is one of his finest collections, containing such enduring works as the title poem, 'An Irish Airman Foresees His Death', 'The Phases of the Moon', and 'Ego Dominus Tuus'.
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Podcast with Michael Begnal: Reincarnation Back on the Agenda | We're All Gonna Die! (And Other Fun Facts)

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Exploring Irishness in Peter O’Neill’s Dublin Gothic, by Anamaría Crowe Serrano

Exploring Irishness in Peter O’Neill’s Dublin Gothic, by Anamaría Crowe Serrano | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
  Dublin Gothic is one of those increasingly rare artefacts: a handmade book. It was published in 2015 and comes to us via New Zealand, courtesy of Kilmog Press, with just forty copies in exis...
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31st Goldsmith International Literary festival takes place this weekend - Longford Leader

31st Goldsmith International Literary festival takes place this weekend - Longford Leader | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
Now in its 31st year, the Oliver Goldsmith Literature Festival returns from Friday, May 29 to Sunday, May 31.
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GREETINGS, HERO STORIES BY AIDEN O’REILLY , reviewed by Joe Horgan

GREETINGS, HERO  STORIES BY AIDEN O’REILLY , reviewed by Joe Horgan | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
GREETINGS, HERO
STORIES BY AIDEN O’REILLY
Honest Publishing 2014
http://www.honestpublishing.com
NO MORE HEROES ANYMORE
Ah, Irish fiction, what would you do with it. So beautiful, so lyrical.
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Two poems by Mary Noonan

Two poems by Mary Noonan | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
The Moths
The artist is sitting, perfectly still,
by his mulberry tree, watching
it. He has been in that pose all day.
The white moths have flown
through my open window,
drawn by the light of a bedside lamp.
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The Gigli Concert – Gate Theatre – Review

The Gigli Concert – Gate Theatre – Review | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
The Gigli Concert by Tom Murphy – Gate Theatre
Directed by David Grindley
Starring – Dawn Bradfield, Declan Conlon and Denis Conway
J P W King (Conlon) is a Dynamatologist, a quack that offers easy answers to anyone willing to pay.
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A Skull In Connemara – Nottingham Playhouse

A Skull In Connemara – Nottingham Playhouse | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
Writer: Martin McDonagh Director: Fiona Buffini Reviewer: Phil Lowe Make no bones about it – this production of A Skull in Connemara by Martin McDonagh at Nottingham Playhouse is a bloody cracking play.
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Fitzcarraldo signs short story collection by Claire-Louise Bennett

Fitzcarraldo signs short story collection by Claire-Louise Bennett | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
Fitzcarraldo Editions has bought the debut short story collection from the winner of the inaugural White Review Short Story Prize, Claire-Louise Bennett.
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More Than Anxiety:Joyce's Battle With Shakespeare

More Than Anxiety:Joyce's Battle With Shakespeare | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
James Joyce carried on a lifetime's battle with Shakespeare. Is this anything more than the anxiety . . . .
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Highlights of Listowel Writers’ Week Opening Night 2015

Highlights of Listowel Writers’ Week Opening Night 2015 | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
At what has become known as ‘Slane for the Brain’, novelists, poets, playwrights, short story writers, essayists, friends and sponsors gathered once again to celebrate the literary culture of Ireland
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