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A Reluctant Subject: Portraits of Samuel Beckett

A Reluctant Subject: Portraits of Samuel Beckett | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
For photographers, Beckett was an especially appealing subject.
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Up-to-Date Coverage of The World of Irish Literature
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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 based in Sligo. He has published six books of poetry and fiction. 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...”. His recent collection of stories was shortlisted for the Danuta Gleed Literary Award.

 

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Kit de Waal pens 'sweeping love story' for second novel | The Bookseller

Kit de Waal pens 'sweeping love story' for second novel | The Bookseller | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
Viking is publishing a second novel from Kit de Waal in spring 2018.
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Shining morning faces..and First Pressings (5). The Interpreter’s House, and Martin Malone

Shining morning faces..and First Pressings (5). The Interpreter’s House, and Martin Malone | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
It's that time again. The back to school time again. As a teacher I really, genuinely used to love it. I know times have changed, terribly, and that I wouldn't last two minutes in a school nowadays. It would be a toss up between which came first...walking out or being sacked. But the past was…
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Spinning Heart – Gaiety Theatre – Review

Spinning Heart – Gaiety Theatre – Review | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
Spinning Heart - Gaiety Theatre - Review 19 September 2017 - 23 September 2017 When Donal Ryan first published ‘The Spinning Heart’ in 2012, he was an unknown writer. The novel was published by Lilliput Press, a small publisher who is known to develop new writers. Since that time, he has published three other books.…
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Irish poet McGovern to visit US

Irish poet McGovern to visit US | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
     Irish poet and physicist Iggy McGovern will visit the US in October and is scheduled to read at  The Writer's Center in Bethesda-
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Eimear McBride on Edna O’Brien’s ‘rigorous, beautiful’ The Country Girls

Eimear McBride on Edna O’Brien’s ‘rigorous, beautiful’ The Country Girls | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
This famous, infamous, beloved and influential novel didn’t break the mould. It made it
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New York Times: J.P. Donleavy, Acclaimed Author of ‘The Ginger Man,’ Dies at 91

New York Times: J.P. Donleavy, Acclaimed Author of ‘The Ginger Man,’ Dies at 91 | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
Mr. Donleavy’s first novel, which he called a celebration of “resolutely careless mayhem,” provoked controversy but came to be regarded as a classic.
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Acclaimed author JP Donleavy dies aged 91

Acclaimed author JP Donleavy dies aged 91 | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
The death has taken place of acclaimed author JP Donleavy, best known for cult classic The Ginger Man.
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The Guardian - JP Donleavy obituary

The Guardian - JP Donleavy obituary | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
Witty and inventive author who made his name with the multimillion-selling ‘comic triumph’ The Ginger Man
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LRB · Anne Enright Statistics of  being a woman writer in Ireland

LRB · Anne Enright Statistics of  being a woman writer in Ireland | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
In 2015, the novelist Catherine Nichols sent the opening pages of the book she was working on to fifty literary agents. She got so little response she decided to shift gender and try as ‘George’ instead. The difference amazed her. ‘A third of the agents who saw his query wanted to . . .
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Trinity Graduate and Celebrated Author JP Donleavy Dies

Trinity Graduate and Celebrated Author JP Donleavy Dies | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
The author, best known for his comedic masterpiece, 'The Ginger Man', has passed away.
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salmonpoetry.com | where the lost things go by Anne Casey

salmonpoetry.com | where the lost things go by Anne Casey | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
Read a sample from this book In memoriam II: The draper “The town is dead Nothing but the wind Howling down Main Street And a calf bawling Outside The Fiddlers” My mother’s words, not mine In a letter, kept in a drawer These long years She had a way with words My mother That’s why they came The...
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Seamus Heaney landscape to have motorway built through it after Court of Appeal loss 

Seamus Heaney landscape to have motorway built through it after Court of Appeal loss  | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
The childhood home and land which inspired Seamus Heaney is to see a motorway built through it in a project made possible by DUP Brexit money.
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'It seems mad now, but when I started writing I had a baby on my knee ... I made it work' - BelfastTelegraph.co.uk

'It seems mad now, but when I started writing I had a baby on my knee ... I made it work' - BelfastTelegraph.co.uk | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
When Newtownards mum Kelly Creighton gave up a job in the health service to care for her autistic daughter she had no idea the time spent at home would help her fulfil a childhood dream
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Francis MacManus Short Story Competition winners announced

Francis MacManus Short Story Competition winners announced | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
Colin Walsh has been announced as the overall winner of the RTÉ Radio 1 Francis MacManus Annual Short Story Competition for 2017.
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Irish State neglects its writers but exploits their fame

Irish State neglects its writers but exploits their fame | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
Government uses Yeats, Joyce, Beckett and Heaney as its calling cards while doing little to bolster their memory or preserve the places they portray
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Second Mother | Sinéad Gleeson | Granta Magazine

Second Mother | Sinéad Gleeson | Granta Magazine | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
Sinéad Gleeson on Alzheimer's disease. ‘Anchored in the dark, the weight of all that water. Memory punctured, slowly deflating, sinking.’
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Literature Ireland | The Literature Ireland Translation Grant Programme

Literature Ireland | The Literature Ireland Translation Grant Programme | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
Literature Ireland's translation grant programme allows international publishers to apply for a contribution towards the cost of the translator of a work of Irish literature* from English or Irish into another language.
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JP Donleavy 1926-2017: A life in pictures

JP Donleavy 1926-2017: A life in pictures | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
Books & Literature News, Reviews, Articles and More from The Irish Times, the Definitive Brand of Quality News in Ireland.
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Reading Irish Poetry Series: From Yeats until 1960 with Harry Clifton

Reading Irish Poetry Series: From Yeats until 1960 with Harry Clifton | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
Harry Clifton's series on reading modern poetry at the Irish Writers Centre, Dublin, continues with the lifework of Yeats and its effect on those after him.
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JP Donleavy, the artist: mad planets and strange fish

JP Donleavy, the artist: mad planets and strange fish | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
Painting was his first love, and the author allegedly wrote The Ginger Man in a pique after his work received a lukewarm reception
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Acclaimed author JP Donleavy dies at 91 - Independent.ie

Acclaimed author JP Donleavy dies at 91 - Independent.ie | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
Acclaimed author JP Donleavy has died at 91.
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What JP Donleavy did best was the desperate melancholy of men in their prime-John Banville

What JP Donleavy did best was the desperate melancholy of men in their prime-John Banville | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
Tributes: John Banville, Kevin Barry, Donal Ryan, Pat McCabe, Éilís Ní Dhuibhne and others assess ‘The Ginger Man’ author
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Rina Sherman's curator insight, September 15, 8:08 AM
J. P. Donleavy, I Write About People I Like / Rina Sherman HD, 78 min, 2012, Label K http://www.rinasherman.com/film/VOICES/JPDonleavy/JPDonleavy.html
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JP Donleavy obituary: acclaimed author of ‘a bawled-out comic song of sex’

JP Donleavy obituary: acclaimed author of ‘a bawled-out comic song of sex’ | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
The Westmeath resident and son of Irish parents felt no sentiment towards Ireland
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The New Binary Press Poetry Prize | New Binary Press

The New Binary Press Poetry Prize | New Binary Press | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
Submissions of completed poetry manuscripts are now being invited to the New Binary Press Poetry Prize.
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