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Parthian Shot by Jonathan Swift

Parthian Shot by Jonathan Swift | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
The time is not remote, when I Must by the course of nature die: When I foresee my special friends, Will try to find their private ends: Though it is hardly understood, Which way my death can do them good.
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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 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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Search for The Writing.ie Short Story of the Year 2016 Launched!

Search for The Writing.ie Short Story of the Year 2016 Launched! | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
Writing.ie is delighted to announce that we are sponsoring the Bord Gais Energy Irish Book Awards Writing.ie Short Story of the Year Award again this year.
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Beyond the Silence by Julieann Campbell review: women’s voices on the Troubles

Beyond the Silence by Julieann Campbell review: women’s voices on the Troubles | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
Untold stories are reclaimed through the powerful testimony of wives, mothers, sisters
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Gabriel Fitzmaurice: Listowel Writers’ Week helped make a poet out of me

Gabriel Fitzmaurice: Listowel Writers’ Week helped make a poet out of me | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
As his 13th book of poetry for children is launched today at Listowel Writers’ Week, the poet reflects on how his involvement with the festival inspired his own creativity
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The Guardian: Multitudes by Lucy Caldwell review – stories of damage and unhappiness

The Guardian: Multitudes by Lucy Caldwell review – stories of damage and unhappiness | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
Rooted in her native Belfast, Caldwell’s debut collection is a stylistically daring survey of the threats faced by women from childhood to childbirthLucy Caldwell’s first short-story collection is largely rooted in her native Belfast and points up...
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Enright favourite to win Baileys prize

Enright favourite to win Baileys prize | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
It could be second time lucky for author Anne Enright as bookmakers William Hill have her as odds-on favourite to win the Bailey’s Women’s Prize for Fiction next week.
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Issue One: Marc de Faoite Story

​Weeks of currents, aquatic and magnetic, brought Penyu here again. She surfed the moonlit high-tide waves front fins tucked and glided up onto the beach. The soft sand made her progress slo
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Why did Maud Gonne hate Yeats’s 'Easter 1916' masterpiece? We’re about to find out - Independent.ie

Why did Maud Gonne hate Yeats’s 'Easter 1916' masterpiece? We’re about to find out - Independent.ie | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
IT was a putdown like no other. When Maud Gonne told besotted poet WB Yeats "No, I don't like your poem,” it is fair to say that the poet probably reacted badly.
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The Lonely Sea and Sky by Dermot Bolger review: Ocean colour scenes

The Lonely Sea and Sky by Dermot Bolger review: Ocean colour scenes | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
Dermot Bolger finds his depth in this stirring tribute to Irish sailors who charted a neutral path through choppy war-time waters
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Theo Dorgan - Iasil 2016

Theo Dorgan - Iasil 2016 | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
Theo Dorgan is a poet, prose writer, editor, translator, documentary screenwriter and lecturer. He is from Cork and holds a MA in English Literature from UCC. His work has been translated into several languages, including French, Spanish and Italian.
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Shining City by Conor McPherson at the Irish Repertory Theatre

Shining City is a haunting play, dense with urban lives that brush against one another while never making contact. When the character John is firs
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A Shared Wonder of Light -John Kinsella and John D'Alton

A Shared Wonder of Light -John Kinsella and John D'Alton | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
West Cork's daily online Newspaper. The latest news, reviews and information from West Cork, Ireland.
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Solar Bones by Mike McCormack review – an extraordinary hymn to small-town Ireland

Solar Bones by Mike McCormack review – an extraordinary hymn to small-town Ireland | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
One family man’s Day of the Dead in County Mayo after the boom and bust
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Watch Ireland The Power of the Poets-Featuring interviews with Irish poets Seamus Heaney, Paul Muldoon and Eavan Boland

Featuring interviews with Irish poets Seamus Heaney, Paul Muldoon and Eavan Boland, this documentary tells the story of how poetry has played an important ...
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Joanna Walsh in conversation | Irish Times Book Club

Joanna Walsh in conversation | Irish Times Book Club | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
Author of Vertigo published by Tramp Press, Joanna Walsh joins Laura Slattery & the Irish Times Book Club on 23 June at the Irish Writers Centre
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The Guardian:Anne Enright declared favourite to win Baileys prize

The Guardian:Anne Enright declared favourite to win Baileys prize | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
The Green Road calculated as 5/2 bet to take prestigious women’s prize for fiction
Fresh from winning the Irish novel of the year award, Anne Enright has been declared the favourite to take this year’s Baileys women’s prize for fiction.
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ieiMedia Irish Writers Centre Joint Scholarship

ieiMedia Irish Writers Centre Joint Scholarship | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
Irish Writers Centre announces an open call for scholarships with ieiMedia and John Hewitt Summer School.
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Blue Hills and Chalk Bones | Sinéad Gleeson | Granta Magazine

Blue Hills and Chalk Bones | Sinéad Gleeson | Granta Magazine | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
‘It happened at thirteen: the synovial fluid in my left hip began to evaporate like rain.’ Sinéad Gleeson on a childhood trip to Lourdes.
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Belltable and Fishamble: Open Call for Applications for Mentoring Programme for Playwrights and Directors

Belltable and Fishamble: Open Call for Applications for Mentoring Programme for Playwrights and Directors | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
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Anne Enright’s The Green Road wins Kerry Group Novel of the Year Award

Anne Enright’s The Green Road wins Kerry Group Novel of the Year Award | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
Laureate for Irish Fiction also shortlisted for Baileys Prize for Women’s Fiction. Eamonn Grennan wins €5,000 Pigott Poetry Prize
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Conor McPherson’s Port Authority at Irish Repertory Theatre

"Port Authority" is the story of three generations of Irish men: Kevin, a rudderless young man falling for his female roommate, who doesn't reciprocate
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A Country Road, A Tree by Jo Baker review – a skilful recreation of Beckett’s war years

A Country Road, A Tree by Jo Baker review – a skilful recreation of Beckett’s war years | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
The author of Longbourn illuminates Beckett’s work by dramatising the privation and adventures of his wartime experiences, from his work with the resistance to his long walk southAmid all the Jane Austen reboots and ripoffs, Jo Baker’s 2013 debut...
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Irish author wins Florida Keys Flash Fiction Contest and stay in Hemingway’s home

Irish author wins Florida Keys Flash Fiction Contest and stay in Hemingway’s home | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
Wallpaper, published here, by Denyse Woods, ex-director of West Cork Literary Festival and whose first success came in The Irish Times, defeated more than 2,100 entries
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