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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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All the best new fiction is coming out of Ireland | Booklists

All the best new fiction is coming out of Ireland | Booklists | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
London's best independent bookshop
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‘I did my Leaving Cert aged 33 in one academic year’

‘I did my Leaving Cert aged 33 in one academic year’ | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
With Leaving Cert results due tomorrow, Caroline Farrell recalls how she got the confidence to pursue education in her 30s
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New Yorker Flash Fiction: Colin Barrett's “The Hairless Are Careless”

New Yorker Flash Fiction: Colin Barrett's “The Hairless Are Careless” | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
Colin Barrett’s flash-fiction story about three Irish factory workers and their chance encounter with a bald man.
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Eimear McBride takes fiction prize in British literary awards

Eimear McBride takes fiction prize in British literary awards | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
Irish author wins one of the £10,000 James Tait Black Prizes, awarded in Edinburgh
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Eimear McBride wins James Tait Black prize for The Lesser Bohemians

Eimear McBride wins James Tait Black prize for The Lesser Bohemians | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
The Irish novelist’s ‘astonishing’ novel about the sexual awakening of a teenager with an older actor lands the UK’s oldest literary award
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Online Writer-in-Residence - Irish Writers Centre

Online Writer-in-Residence - Irish Writers Centre | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
The Irish Writers Centre Online Writer-in-Residence is an online project showcasing the work of Irish writers. The first online writer-in-residence is June Caldwell whose short story collection ROOM LITTLE DARKER is due in May 2017 with New Island Books.
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XBorders Showcase: An Evening of Writing on Borders

XBorders Showcase: An Evening of Writing on Borders | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
Eventbrite - Irish Writers Centre presents XBorders Showcase: An Evening of Writing on Borders - Thursday, 7 September 2017 at Irish Writers Centre, Dublin, County Dublin. Find event and ticket information.
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Listen to Ambassador Dan Mulhall recites The Lake Isle of Innisfree by W B Yeats | Innisfree Housing Association

Listen to Ambassador Dan Mulhall recites The Lake Isle of Innisfree by W B Yeats | Innisfree Housing Association | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
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Samuel Beckett: From the Talking Cure to the Walking Cure // Articles // breac // University of Notre Dame

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Theatre, Music, Poetry and More Slated for Irish Arts Center's Fall 2017 Season

Theatre, Music, Poetry and More Slated for Irish Arts Center's Fall 2017 Season | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
Irish Arts Center (IAC), the arts and cultural center dedicated to projecting a dynamic image of Ireland and Irish America for the 21st century, has announced its fall 2017 season. The lineup epitomizes IAC's commitment to building community with a diversity of arts institutions, artists and audiences - in New York, across America, and abroad.
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United by words: Celebrating Ireland's borderland literary greats

United by words: Celebrating Ireland's borderland literary greats | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
SEAMUS Heaney, Samuel Beckett, Patrick Kavanagh and St Patrick are just four famous names associated with Ireland's border counties.
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Bernard MacLaverty: The acclaimed author talks about his first novel in 16 years-'You have to live your life before you can write about it'

Bernard MacLaverty: The acclaimed author talks about his first novel in 16 years-'You have to live your life before you can write about it' | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
The acclaimed author talks about his first novel in 16 years
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Crannog Magazine: interview Mary O'Donnell

Crannog Magazine: interview Mary O'Donnell | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
Writing can be taught to someone who is hungry to write and who possesses some talent. Not all published writers are talented, remember. Some are, some are less so. But hunger and an appetite for reading and expression in language will carry the right person a long way.
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#Elvis40: Bono's poem Elvis: American David

#Elvis40: Bono's poem Elvis: American David | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
Radio 4 is to broadcast a poem by Bono, a life-long Elvis fan, written in 1995, in a tribute programme on May 13. Here, professor John Sutherland dissects the poem
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"Jimmy's Hall" at the Abbey Theatre - review

"Jimmy's Hall" at the Abbey Theatre - review | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
Running in the Abbey after a short stint in Leitrim, "Jimmy's Hall" lavishly immerses the audience into Irish culture, matching the bleak with the bright to
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Peacekeeper by Michael J. Whelan

Peacekeeper by Michael J. Whelan | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
MICHAEL J. WHELAN / PEACEKEEPER Between the pages the reader will find unexpected, non-official views of conflict , ultimately, a rosary of redemption, words that needed to be said so they could taste the air.
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Cambridge companion irish poets | Irish literature

Cambridge companion irish poets | Irish literature | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
Cart Include historic titlesRegisterSign in The Cambridge Companion to Irish Poets Part of Cambridge Companions to Literature EDITOR: Gerald Dawe, Trinity College, Dublin View all contributors PUBLICATION PLANNED FOR: November 2017AVAILABILITY: Not yet published - available from November 2017...
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Poem of the Week: "Peace" by Ciaran Carson

Poem of the Week: "Peace" by Ciaran Carson | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
Back then, you wouldn't know from one day to the next what might
happen next. Everything was, as it were, provisional…
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The Abbey Theatre presents Dermot Bolger’s brilliantly adapted, vibrant version of James Joyce’s classic in a thrilling production for theatre.

The Abbey Theatre presents Dermot Bolger’s brilliantly adapted, vibrant version of James Joyce’s classic in a thrilling production for theatre.

 
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The “Ordinary” and the “Human”: Re-reading Joyce with Margot Norris // Articles // breac // University of Notre Dame

The “Ordinary” and the “Human”: Re-reading Joyce with Margot Norris // Articles // breac // University of Notre Dame | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
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Joyride To Jupiter by Nuala O'Connor - read an exclusive extract

Joyride To Jupiter by Nuala O'Connor - read an exclusive extract | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
We're delighted to present Room 313, a short story from Joyride To Jupiter, the acclaimed new collection from writer Nuala O'Connor, published by New Island Books.
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Tenacity and talent paying off as Mike makes Booker longlist - Connacht Tribune

Tenacity and talent paying off as Mike makes Booker longlist - Connacht Tribune | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
The inclusion of Galway-based novelist and short-story writer Mike McCormack on the Booker Prize longlist for his most recent novel, Solar Bones, has been welcomed by his many fans here and further afield. As a young writer, Mike enjoyed success with first short-story collection, Getting It in the Head, which won the Rooney Prize for …
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Uimhir a Cúig | Hollow: Short Story --- Paul McVeigh | Numéro Cinq

Uimhir a Cúig | Hollow: Short Story --- Paul McVeigh | Numéro Cinq | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
At that, the girl's father jumped up, lifted the boy from his chair, snapped him in half over his knee, and threw him on the fire.
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