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Irish Screenwriter Ronan Bennett to Pen 'Wallander' Finale - The Irish Film Television Network

Irish Screenwriter Ronan Bennett to Pen 'Wallander' Finale
The Irish Film Television Network
A native of Antrim, Northern Ireland, Bennett is perhaps best known for his penchant for crime fiction as both novelist and screenwriter both.
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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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Goldsmiths prize shortlists - Eimear McBride is in contention for a second time

Goldsmiths prize shortlists - Eimear McBride is in contention for a second time | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
Eimear McBride is in contention for a second time, alongside five other novels including Deborah Levy’s Booker-nominated Hot Milk
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Three Irish authors on £10,000 Goldsmiths Prize shortlist

Three Irish authors on £10,000 Goldsmiths Prize shortlist | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
Bookmarks: Books are my Bag; An Evening for Book Lovers; Echoland is Dublin: One City One Book choice; IMRAM Irish language literature festival
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Event: New Wave of Women in Irish Crime Fiction at the Los Gatos Festival

Running from October 6th to 9th, the Los Gatos Festival is a California-set festival ‘in the tradition of Ireland’s famous Writers’ Week i
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H-T Review: IU Theatre’s ‘Lughnasa’ a rich, realistic, but lengthy family drama

H-T Review: IU Theatre’s ‘Lughnasa’ a rich, realistic, but lengthy family drama | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
By Matthew Waterman, H-T Reviewer The little Irish town of Ballybeg was something of an obsession for the playwright Brian Friel, who set a number of his dramas there.
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Seamus Heaney - HomePlace takes inspiration from Death of a Naturalist this October

Seamus Heaney - HomePlace takes inspiration from Death of a Naturalist this October | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
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EVE'S PUDDING from *BECOMING BELLE*

EVE'S PUDDING from *BECOMING BELLE* | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
Eve's Pudding with Alpro Soya Custard The finished Eve's Pudding I am at the end of a rewrite of novel #4,  Becoming Belle , an
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The Letters of Samuel Beckett 1966-1989 – digested read

The Letters of Samuel Beckett 1966-1989 – digested read | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
Pithy highlights from the correspondence of Ireland’s great modern playwright are further curtailed by John Crace
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Theatre: Lost in translation: the new love of Roddy Doyle - Independent.ie

Theatre: Lost in translation: the new love of Roddy Doyle - Independent.ie | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
The first opera Roddy Doyle ever went to was Madama Butterfly, a long time ago. "Didn't like it. Found it tedious," says the Booker-winning creator of novels, short stories, c
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THE BEAUTY QUEEN OF LEENANE - The Everyman

THE BEAUTY QUEEN OF LEENANE - The Everyman | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
The Beauty Queen of Leenane is set in the mountains of Connemara and tells the story of Maureen Folan, a plain and lonely woman in her early 40s, and Mag, her manipulative, aging mother.
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Goldsmiths Prize 2016: women writers dominate the shortlist

Goldsmiths Prize 2016: women writers dominate the shortlist | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
The former winner Eimear McBride, Rachel Cusk and Deborah Levy are all in the running for the £10,000 prize.
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RTE: Irish authors short-listed for Goldsmiths Prize

RTE: Irish authors short-listed for Goldsmiths Prize | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
The Irish authors Eimear McBride and Mike McCormack and the Irish-Canadian writer Anakana Schofield have been short-listed for the Goldsmiths Prize for fiction. The prize, which awards "boldly original fiction", is worth £10,000 sterling.
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Martin John by Anakana Schofield shortlisted for The Goldsmiths Prize

Martin John by Anakana Schofield shortlisted for The Goldsmiths Prize | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
The Goldsmiths Prize was established in 2013 to celebrate the qualities of creative daring associated with the University and to reward fiction that breaks the mould or opens up new possibilities for the novel form.
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‘It beats playing the bitch, the bimbo or the psycho’-Lisa Dwan on why she swapped TV soap roles for Samuel Beckett

‘It beats playing the bitch, the bimbo or the psycho’-Lisa Dwan on why she swapped TV soap roles for Samuel Beckett | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
Lisa Dwan on why she swapped TV soap roles for Samuel Beckett
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An Irish Roadtrip Weekend In and Around County Sligo Experienced Through the Life and Poetry of W.B. Yeats | Sidewalk Safari

An Irish Roadtrip Weekend In and Around County Sligo Experienced Through the Life and Poetry of W.B. Yeats | Sidewalk Safari | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
Explore Sligo, Ireland (aka Yeats Country) and discover the poetry of W.B. Yeats in the process. A photo-rich blog post by Dublin-based travel blogger, Jennifer (aka Dr. J
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Emma Donoghue makes Giller Prize shortlist

Emma Donoghue makes Giller Prize shortlist | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
List of nominations marks the first time Madeleine Thien is a finalist for the $100,000 prize
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“Love: After Neruda’s Sonnet XXXIII” by Ingrid Casey

“Love: After Neruda’s Sonnet XXXIII” by Ingrid Casey | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
Love: After Neruda's Sonnet XXXIII   Florica walks behind Inspector, to home where she's not at-home. Children's eyes and begonias meet her here, on this threshold, waiting for her to give them chocolate, water.
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Belinda McKeon: programme note for the new production of The Seagull by The Corn Exchange

Belinda McKeon: programme note for the new production of The Seagull by The Corn Exchange | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
Michael West and Annie Ryan’s radical version of Chekhov’s play has the instantly recognisable energy of a long weekend with the extended family
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Tiger Dublin Fringe Awards 2016 – Winners

Tiger Dublin Fringe Awards 2016 – Winners | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
So, it's all over bar the shouting! Another year as slipped past, and you'd have to say it's been a good one! Feel free to disagree with the judges in the comments section below. They are close enough in my book!
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Matthew Broderick Cuts Ribbon on Irish Repertory Theatre's Newly Renovated Auditorium

Matthew Broderick Cuts Ribbon on Irish Repertory Theatre's Newly Renovated Auditorium | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
The recent Shining City star helped the theatrical mainstay inaugurate its new space. - Sep 25, 2016 by Tricia Baron in Photo Flash.
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Book Launch: Modernist Afterlives in Irish Literature and Culture | IASIL

Book Launch: Modernist Afterlives in Irish Literature and Culture | IASIL | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
RT @Irish_Lit: Book Launch: Modernist Afterlives in Irish Literature and Culture | IASIL https://t.co/295zSbU3gl
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William Wall reviewed by Joe Horgan

William Wall reviewed by Joe Horgan | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
WILLIAM WALL, HEARING VOICES SEEING THINGS , DOIRE PRESS  I don’t get William Wall. I don’t get why, if there is a top table of Irish writers, William Wall isn’t sitting at the head of it. I don’t know, maybe he is, but I sure as hell hear much lesser writers mentioned a lot more…
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