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Meryl Streep Reads ‘The Testament of Mary’

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Meryl Streep gives voice to the Mother of Jesus in Colm Toibin’s “The Testament of Mary.”
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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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Rise up and shine - Elaine Feeney's 'multi-layred' take on poetry and life

Rise up and shine - Elaine Feeney's 'multi-layred' take on poetry and life | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
EMPEROR DARTH Sidious ordered Lord Vadar to 'Rise...!' in Star Wars: Revenge of the Sith; WB Yeats threatened to
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How one man brought Samuel Beckett to America

How one man brought Samuel Beckett to America | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
Half Irish, half Jewish, all rebel, Barney Rosset fought censorship all his life.
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One Irish author makes 'International Dublin Literary Award' shortlist

One Irish author makes 'International Dublin Literary Award' shortlist | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
Anne Enright will face off against nine others to claim the €100,000 prize
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Sara Baume, Peter Bazalgette and the art of empathy – books podcast

Sara Baume, Peter Bazalgette and the art of empathy – books podcast | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
Novelist Sara Baume discusses her novel A Line Made by Walking, while broadcaster Peter Bazalgette makes the case for prioritising compassion in The Empathy Instinct
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Jane Clarke - Standard Issue

Jane Clarke - Standard Issue | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
Fancy getting stuck into a sonnet or cosy with a canzone but no idea where to start? Emotions are disturbingly fashionable these days, writes our poetry doctor* Hazel Burke. Thank goodness for subtle gaps. *She’s not a real doctor.
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Waiting for Godot: The enduring mystery of Samuel Beckett's most famous play

Waiting for Godot: The enduring mystery of Samuel Beckett's most famous play | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
Druid’s production of the play will go on show at The Abbey this month.
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MA Gaelic Literature| | Modern Irish UCC

Giving serious consideration to this @UCC program: MA Gaelic Literature| | Modern Irish UCC. Thoughts? https://t.co/iitqNh7nPF
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West Cork Literary Festival line-up revealed

West Cork Literary Festival line-up revealed | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
Ennis Book Club Festival; Bookshop of the Year; Asking for it on campus; Hogwarts Spring Gala
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Emma Donoghue: ‘It’s all about getting that balance of truth and magic right’

Emma Donoghue: ‘It’s all about getting that balance of truth and magic right’ | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
The author talks about her recently published first book for young readers, The Lotterys Plus One
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The best second novels of all time- James Joyce

The best second novels of all time- James Joyce | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
Debuts hog the publishing limelight, but a glance back at some great books, from Jane Austen to James Joyce, shows that we shouldn’t neglect sophomores
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Eimear McBride in the West Bank: ‘All that is human in me recoils from this’

Eimear McBride in the West Bank: ‘All that is human in me recoils from this’ | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
The award-winning author witnesses Palestinian life under occupation: ‘I cannot forget the madness of what I saw there. The sheer effort to make history die’
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Master and servant: how Tania Bruguera is using Beckett to dismantle power

Master and servant: how Tania Bruguera is using Beckett to dismantle power | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
Artist Tania Bruguera knows a thing or two about power struggles: she’s been jailed and says she’ll run for the Cuban presidency. So the co-dependency in Samuel Beckett’s Endgame makes it the perfect play for her directorial debut
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John B Keane reminisces in Cork for 'Many Young Men of 20' revival

John B Keane reminisces in Cork for 'Many Young Men of 20' revival | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
Headline John B Keane reminisces in Cork for 'Many Young Men of 20' revival
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Irish Writers in London, Summer School (short course) | London Metropolitan University

Irish Writers in London, Summer School (short course) | London Metropolitan University | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
First established in 1996, the Irish Writer in London Summer School provides an informal but informed setting for you to read and discuss contemporary literature.
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Anne Enright only Irish contender for Dublin literary award

Anne Enright only Irish contender for Dublin literary award | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
‘The Sympathizer’ by Viet Thanh Nguyen is favourite on strong international shortlist
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Ireland’s debt to George Russell-Dan Mulhall, Ireland’s Ambassador to London, pays tribute to the writer on the 150th anniversary of his birth

Ireland’s debt to George Russell-Dan Mulhall, Ireland’s Ambassador to London, pays tribute to the writer on the 150th anniversary of his birth | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
Dan Mulhall, Ireland’s Ambassador to London, pays tribute to the writer on the 150th anniversary of his birth

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Listen to Alan McMonagle read from his debut novel 'Ithaca' at Kennys Bookshop

We were very proud to welcome Alan McMonagle to Kennys Bookshop recently. He read from his much anticipated novel 'Ithaca'. Alan has written for radio
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A.E.—An Appreciation and a Remembrance

A.E.—An Appreciation and a Remembrance | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
"I have never met any man more serenely confident about the assured triumph of beauty in human life."
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Submit a Script or an Idea | Abbey Theatre - Amharclann na Mainistreach

Submit a Script or an Idea | Abbey Theatre - Amharclann na Mainistreach | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
The Abbey Theatre is the national theatre of Ireland.
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Yeats Besotted – Bewley’s Cafe Theatre – Review

Yeats Besotted – Bewley’s Cafe Theatre – Review | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
Yeats Besotted - Bewley's Cafe Theatre - Review by Frank L. Apr 03 - 22, 2017 | 1pm (doors at 12.50pm) Yeats Besotted - Written and Directed by Cathal Quinn Unrequited love is likely to lead to behaviour which is less than rational. If the object of the love is a beauty who has radical…
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In her  Memoir, Local Hero tells her story of a life less ordinary - Connacht Tribune

In her  Memoir, Local Hero tells her story of a life less ordinary - Connacht Tribune | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
Despite only being able to type using a single finger on a hand which frequently goes into spasm, Mary Kinsella has managed to type nearly 30,000 words for her upcoming memoir. It is a formidable achievement for the woman who was diagnosed with Cerebral Palsy from a very young age. But then Mary is used …
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