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The Write Stuff talks with Irish poet Derek Coyle Episode 1.2 coming in November when our new host Jonathon O'Brien meets Kildare author Martin Malone.
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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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Congratulations, Gerard. That's great.
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Igniting sparks- Mary Morrissy Where Do Stories Come From?

Igniting sparks- Mary Morrissy Where Do Stories Come From? | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
  Where do stories come from?  Most of the time, superstitiously, we don't ask. And usually, it’s hard to say, because the process is so chaotic when it’s happening, and in retrospect seems too random to catalogue. But in the case of  my story, “Lockjaw”, which appears in the latest issue of The Lonely Crowd…
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The Poetry Programme-Siobhán Campbell and Nessa O’Mahony join Olivia O’Leary to talk about their own poetry and the role of Eavan Boland

The Poetry Programme-Siobhán Campbell and Nessa O’Mahony join Olivia O’Leary to talk about their own poetry and the role of Eavan Boland | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
Siobhán Campbell and Nessa O'Mahony join Olivia O'Leary to talk about their own poetry and the role of Eavan Boland. A Rockfinch production for RTÉ.
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Lipstick, a short story by Meghan Helms

Lipstick, a short story by Meghan Helms | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
Out of Ireland summer fiction series: a mother dealing with drought and a missing son
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The Great Blue Open, a short story by Ethel Rohan

The Great Blue Open, a short story by Ethel Rohan | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
The latest instalment in the Out of Ireland summer fiction series
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Beckett show at Hazelwood 

Beckett show at Hazelwood  | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
May is a woman in her forties. She paces back and forth on a strip of bare landing outside her dying - if not already dead - mother's room.
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From abortion to infidelity: how Maeve Binchy chronicled Ireland

From abortion to infidelity: how Maeve Binchy chronicled Ireland | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
Rage drove the women in many stories by Binchy, whose writing was of huge social significance
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The Hook and the Needle by Sinead Morrissey

The Hook and the Needle by Sinead Morrissey | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
As part of Liverpool Presents Sgt Pepper at 50, a new Beatles poem by Sinéad Morrissey
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Sinead Morrissey wins Forward Prize

Sinead Morrissey wins Forward Prize | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
Previous winners of one of poetry's most prestigious prizes include Ted Hughes and Carol Ann Duffy.
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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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Danielle McLaughlin on why Evelyn Walsh won the Sean Ó Faolain story prize

Danielle McLaughlin on why Evelyn Walsh won the Sean Ó Faolain story prize | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
White Rabbit is a funny, dark, zany story told in a distinct voice. It delights and unsettles. Set in an affluent US area, it takes risks and uses humour to take readers by stealth
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I was told Patrick Kavanagh poetry 'was not supposed to be read on the BBC', says Russell Crowe

I was told Patrick Kavanagh poetry 'was not supposed to be read on the BBC', says Russell Crowe | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
Oscar-winning actor Russell Crowe revealed that he was told that poems by Irish poet Patrick Kavanagh “was not supposed to be read on the BBC'.
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Danielle McLaughlin short story: ‘Primal Cuts’

Danielle McLaughlin short story: ‘Primal Cuts’ | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
Danielle McLaughlin’s short stories have appeared in The New Yorker, The Stinging Fly, The Irish Times, and elsewhere. Her debut collection of short stories, Dinosaurs On Other Planets, was published in Ireland in 2015 by The Stinging Fly Press, in the UK and US in 2016 by John Murray and Random House, and, most recently,…
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From the Inkwell: Interview with Vanessa Fox O'Loughlin

From the Inkwell: Interview with Vanessa Fox O'Loughlin | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
Vanessa Fox O'Loughlin is a notable author, literary agent, and the founder of The Inkwell Group. She is also the founder of writing.ie, a website dedicated to
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Mum’s the Word: A short story by Philip MacCann

Mum’s the Word: A short story by Philip MacCann | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
The latest instalment in our summer fiction series Out of Ireland
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Poetry reviews: The strangeness of being just one person-The verdict on collections by Elaine Cosgrove, John Murphy and Trevor Joyce

Poetry reviews: The strangeness of being just one person-The verdict on collections by Elaine Cosgrove, John Murphy and Trevor Joyce | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
The verdict on collections by Elaine Cosgrove, John Murphy and Trevor Joyce
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Queens of Irish crime writing - Independent.ie

Queens of Irish crime writing - Independent.ie | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
During the first half of the last century, back in the golden age of crime fiction, high-profile female writers ruled the roost. Agatha Christie, the most prolific and successful of the
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Trinity Graduate Sinéad Morrissey wins prestigious Forward Prize for Poetry

Trinity Graduate Sinéad Morrissey wins prestigious Forward Prize for Poetry | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
Sinéad Morrissey beat off competition from fellow Irish poet and Trinity graduate Michael Longley.
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Sinéad Morrissey wins £10,000 Forward poetry prize

Sinéad Morrissey wins £10,000 Forward poetry prize | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
Armagh poet wins Best Collection prize for ‘On Balance’. Ocean Vuong and Ian Patterson also honoured
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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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