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I remember my father owning a classic anthology of Irish short stories when I was a child. Many of the stories contained within were old intermediate and leaving cert standards, my favourite:Frank O'Connors Guests of the ...
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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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Gradam Walter Macken do scríbhneoireacht nua i nGaeilge - An Taibhdhearc

Gradam Walter Macken do scríbhneoireacht nua i nGaeilge - An Taibhdhearc | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
  Fógraíonn An Taibhdhearc GRADAM WALTER MACKEN do scríbhneoireacht nua i nGaeilge i gcomhair le RTÉ AON SCÉAL Tá Amharclann Náisiúnta na Gaeilge, An Taibhdhearc, ag insint scéalta ar stáitse ar feadh 85 bliain anuas. Anois táimid ag cuardach scéalta nua, nó seanscéalta inste as an nua le forbairt don stáitse. Ní mór do scríbhneoirí …
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'Molly Sweeney' triumphs at Live Theatre - Arizona Daily Star

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'Molly Sweeney' triumphs at Live Theatre
Arizona Daily Star
The play opened at Live Theatre Workshop on Saturday. It's rich, it's layered, and it won't let you be.
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Happy Days: artists gather in Enniskillen for third festival - Impartial Reporter

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Happy Days: artists gather in Enniskillen for third festival Impartial Reporter The production's distinguished multi-lingual and multi-ethnic cast will be led by Avi Hoffman at Pozzo, a star of both English and Yiddish productions across the US and...
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Creativity on the timetable at Belfast schools | Arts Council of Northern Ireland

Creativity on the timetable at Belfast schools | Arts Council of Northern Ireland | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
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The Cumann Merriman Summer School 2014

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An introduction to the Summer School organised by Cumann Merriman in 2014.
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A Cup of Something Hot: A Writers Write Interview with Oona Frawley

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Another beautiful Saturday here on the farm, another beautiful interview with a beautiful writer. Today, the Irish noveslist Oona Frawley. 1. Tell me about y
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Valise of Memories - Doireann Ní Ghríofa

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In memory of Margaret Maher, housemaid and confidante of Emily Dickinson
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Kill your darlings: the importance of editing

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No editor has time to look at a novel twice. Leading publishers offer advice to help writers make the most of their one shot
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'Overnight, my family and I became famous': The Loneliest Boy in the World - Irish Times (blog)

'Overnight, my family and I became famous': The Loneliest Boy in the World - Irish Times (blog) | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
'Overnight, my family and I became famous': The Loneliest Boy in the World Irish Times (blog) This memoir, a considerable expansion of an earlier account published in Irish last year, is (unless Ó Catháin writes another) the last in a lengthy line...
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It's the poets who bring the greatest insights into war, not the generals - Irish Independent

It's the poets who bring the greatest insights into war, not the generals - Irish Independent | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
It's the poets who bring the greatest insights into war, not the generals
Irish Independent
The Great War produced much great poetry.
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How to make a literary app: Creating the Seamus Heaney poetry app Five Fables | Quadrapheme

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ARTICLE: How to Make a Literary App? Also at Quadrapheme we'll use any excuse to talk about Seamus Heaney #fivefables http://t.co/J9hV3dtSIL
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Irish Embassy Book Launch - YouTube

On Wednesday 5th March, three academics from the Centre for Irish Studies at St Mary's University officially launched their new books. Dr Keith Hopper, Prof ...
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Advertiser.ie - Make every effort to open Thoor Ballylee for Yeats’ 150th anniversary

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The efforts by a group of local people to have the famous Yeats' Tower (Thoor Ballylee), near Gort, south Galway, reopened is to be welcomed and supported.
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Juno and the Paycock: A play ahead of its time - The Globe and Mail

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Juno and the Paycock: A play ahead of its time
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Juno and the Paycock, the second play in Irish playwright Sean O'Casey's great Dublin Trilogy, is a stylistically slippery son of a gun.
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Creative writing: what's the point of an MA? - Irish Times

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Creative writing: what's the point of an MA?
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So I came up with a plan to try some online courses and then decide whether to pull out of the MA.
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Book Buzz: 'Ulysses' to become virtual reality game - USA TODAY

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Book Buzz: 'Ulysses' to become virtual reality game
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James Joyce's Ulysses is one of the greatest books in literature, and it is also one of the hardest to read.
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An Irish Airman Foresees his Death by WB Yeats - read by Christine Bleakley - Mirror.co.uk

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An Irish Airman Foresees his Death by WB Yeats - read by Christine Bleakley
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Written in 1918 by the Irish poet William Butler Yeats and first published in the Macmillan edition of The Wild Swans at Coole in 1919.
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Poetry Ireland: Trumpet- A Literary Pamphlet

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Conversations with History: Irish Poetry Maire MacEntee

One of the significant Irish poets and scholars of our time, Maire MacEntee, discusses the influences that led to her becoming a poet. Series: "Conversations with History" [12/2001] [Humanities]...
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This Means War: The Only Daughter by Dermot Bolger

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This is the second in our series of eight short stories on the theme of conflict. The context is the centenary of the outbreak of the Great War, but the theme is open to the author’s interpretation. The last story in the series will be chosen through a short story competition among readers
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Poet centre of O'Reilly's impeccable presentation - Eamonn Wall

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THIS section of the paper is generally a poetry-free zone – but that does not preclude an encounter with a poet.
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Hennessy New Irish Writing: Circus Music - Elizabeth Brennan - Irish Independent

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Hennessy New Irish Writing: Circus Music - Elizabeth Brennan
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All stories and poems published in New Irish Writing will be eligible for the 2014 Hennessy Literary Awards.
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First Female Artistic Director at the Abbey Theatre - RTÉ Archives

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Yiddish WAITING FOR GODOT to Open 7th Annual Origin's 1st Irish Festival in ... - Broadway World

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Beckett, who wrote the play in French and translated the work into English, won the Nobel Prize for Literature in 1969.
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Poem of the Week: Caitriona O'Reilly's "Sleep and Spiders"

Poem of the Week: Caitriona O'Reilly's "Sleep and Spiders" | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
We are looking forward to kicking off next year's publishing calendar with Caitríona O'Reilly's newest volume. But since it'll be many months until we can share those poems with you, we chose one o...
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