The Irish Literary Times
334.2K views | +179 today
Follow
 
Scooped by Gerard Beirne
onto The Irish Literary Times
Scoop.it!

Defaced first edition of ‘Ulysses’ valued at €13,500

Defaced first edition of   ‘Ulysses’ valued at €13,500 | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
Book was defaced by an irate reader who regarded the book as pornographic
more...
No comment yet.
The Irish Literary Times
Up-to-Date Coverage of The World of Irish Literature
Curated by Gerard Beirne
Your new post is loading...
Your new post is loading...
Scooped by Gerard Beirne
Scoop.it!

The Irish Literary Times

The Irish Literary Times | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it

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...”.

 

http://www.gerardbeirne.com

more...
Janet Fraser's comment, June 9, 2013 8:34 PM
Congratulations, Gerard. That's great.
Scooped by Gerard Beirne
Scoop.it!

Liverpool gives Oscar Wilde a good showing in exhibition on his friend | Letters

Liverpool gives Oscar Wilde a good showing in exhibition on his friend | Letters | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
Letters: You can visit the Hornby Library at Liverpool’s Central Library and see an exhibition titled ‘Richard Le Gallienne: Liverpool’s Wild(e) Poet’
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Gerard Beirne
Scoop.it!

Oscar Wilde Honoured With Major Exhibitions In Paris and Reading

Oscar Wilde Honoured With Major Exhibitions In Paris and Reading | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
Two major exhibitions honouring the Irish novelist, playwright, and poet Oscar Wilde, one in Paris, one in Reading, UK will open next month. Paris was the
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Gerard Beirne
Scoop.it!

Top 10 books featuring parks including Elizabeth Bowen

Top 10 books featuring parks including Elizabeth Bowen | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
From sprucing up the estate in Jane Austen to a backdrop for adultery in Graham Greene to a destination for an Iain Sinclair pilgrimage, authors have long paraded their characters through these most public of places...
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Gerard Beirne
Scoop.it!

Listen to "The Birds of Madrid” by Nuala Ní Chonchúir

Listen to "The Birds of Madrid” by Nuala Ní Chonchúir | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
Nuala Ní Chonchúir reads her poem “The Birds of Madrid”, which is featured in the anthology “Even The Daybreak” celebrating 35 years of Salmon Poetry
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Gerard Beirne
Scoop.it!

Abbey Theatre announces eight guiding principles for Gender Equality | Abbey Theatre - Amharclann na Mainistreach

The Abbey Theatre is the national theatre of Ireland.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Gerard Beirne
Scoop.it!

Origin's First Irish Theatre Festival | New York's Annual Celebration of Irish Theatre

Origin's First Irish Theatre Festival | New York's Annual Celebration of Irish Theatre | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
The #iawasalon is proud to celebrate its Fifth Anniversary with "1st Irish" Theatre Festival.

Check out the... https://t.co/pI3Fk8guhO
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Gerard Beirne
Scoop.it!

Poem: At the Grave of Seamus Heaney by Harry Clifton

Poem: At the Grave of Seamus Heaney by Harry Clifton | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
‘The Heaneys, Devlins, set in stone, The local names, to whom, one day, I just may add my own’
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Gerard Beirne
Scoop.it!

TLS Audio: Listen to Eimear McBride on The Lesser Bohemians

Stream Eimear McBride on The Lesser Bohemians by TLS Voices from desktop or your mobile device
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Gerard Beirne
Scoop.it!

Eimear McBride returns with The Lesser Bohemians published tomorrow by Faber

Eimear McBride returns with The Lesser Bohemians published tomorrow by Faber | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
Novelist Eimear McBride has revealed that she started writing her second novel, The Lesser Bohemians, before her first even had a publisher.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Gerard Beirne
Scoop.it!

Tóibín to read De Profundis at Reading Jail

Tóibín to read De Profundis at Reading Jail | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
In October, author Colm Tóibín will read Oscar Wilde's De Profundis in its entirely at Reading Jail, where the playwright and writer Oscar Wilde once served a notorious two-year prison sentence.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Gerard Beirne
Scoop.it!

Colum McCann reads Benedict Kiely - The New Yorker

Colum McCann reads Benedict Kiely - The New Yorker | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
Colum McCann reads Benedict Kiely’s “Bluebell Meadow,” and discusses it with The New Yorker’s fiction editor, Deborah Treisman. “Bluebell Meadow” was published in the April 14, 1975, issue of The New Yorker and can be found in “The Collected Stories of Benedict Kiely.” Colum McCann’s most recent book is “Let the Great World Spin.”
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Gerard Beirne
Scoop.it!

New Novel: All We Shall Know by Donal Ryan – review

New Novel: All We Shall Know by Donal Ryan – review | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
The Irish writer’s third novel explores new territory – a foray into the Traveller community – but his protagonist lacks depth
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Gerard Beirne
Scoop.it!

News: Irish Writers Flock to Bay Area for First Ever Los Gatos-Listowel Writer’s Week

News: Irish Writers Flock to Bay Area for First Ever Los Gatos-Listowel Writer’s Week https://t.co/3Q35zamt27 https://t.co/3Q35zamt27
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Gerard Beirne
Scoop.it!

Seamus Heaney’s powerful recall of home and tragedy three years on

Seamus Heaney’s powerful recall of home and tragedy three years on | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
Sorrow and no new words to guide us after the death of one of Ireland’s giants, Seamus Heaney, in 2013.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Gerard Beirne
Scoop.it!

Special issue of Breac on Children’s Literature | IASIL

Special issue of Breac on Children’s Literature | IASIL | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
Special issue of Breac on Children’s Literature | IASIL https://t.co/Oq9Jv2Mjnw
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Gerard Beirne
Scoop.it!

Video: Karl Parkinson – poet from the Block

Video: Karl Parkinson – poet from the Block | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
O’Devaney Gardens in inner-city Dublin is to be demolished. Karl Parkinson’s novel is set there, so when Liz Kelly wanted to capture the place for posterity, she asked him to read
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Gerard Beirne
Scoop.it!

Gerald Dawe’s tribute to the late poet  Dorothy Molloy: ‘a powerful statement of self-worth in being in the world at large’

Gerald Dawe’s tribute to the late poet  Dorothy Molloy: ‘a powerful statement of self-worth  in being in the world at large’ | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
Gerald Dawe’s tribute to the late poet
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Gerard Beirne
Scoop.it!

Mary O’Malley on Playing the Octopus: An alien in Eden

Mary O’Malley on Playing the Octopus: An alien in Eden | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
To make sense of my new home in the woods, I went back to the books. This is why trees form and inform so much of this collection – poems arising out of a beautiful landscape
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Gerard Beirne
Scoop.it!

Anthony Cronin: The End of the Modern World, my elegy for our capitalist era-The longest sequence ever written by an Irish poet

Anthony Cronin: The End of the Modern World, my elegy for our capitalist era-The longest sequence ever written by an Irish poet | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
The longest sequence ever written by an Irish poet
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Gerard Beirne
Scoop.it!

Interview: 'I wanted to write a book about joy' – Eimear McBride on her second novel

Interview: 'I wanted to write a book about joy' – Eimear McBride on her second novel | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it

EIMEAR McBride had already spent several years working on her second book, The Lesser Bohemians, when her first – A Girl Is A Half-formed Thing…
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Gerard Beirne
Scoop.it!

Modern Ireland in 100 Artworks: 2006 – Mothers and Sons, by Colm Tóibín

Modern Ireland in 100 Artworks: 2006 – Mothers and Sons, by Colm Tóibín | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
Colm Tóibín’s short stories bring into the light the side of themselves that people try to bury
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Gerard Beirne
Scoop.it!

Overdue: the Country of Literature - Colum McCann

Overdue: the Country of Literature - Colum McCann | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
  A couple of years ago a 57-year-old in Hancock Michigan was searching through the attic of his family home, when he opened a box and a dusty copy of a book called “Prince of Egypt” fell out. He flicked to the back cover and discovered that it was a library book forty-seven years overdue. [...]
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Gerard Beirne
Scoop.it!

Submissions are now open for ‘The Listowel Writers Week Irish Poem of the Year’

Submissions are now open for ‘The Listowel Writers Week Irish Poem of the Year’ | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
The complete online writing magazine
more...
No comment yet.