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The Book Show-Donal Ryan and Eimear McBride – join us to discuss their writing,

The Book Show-Donal Ryan and Eimear McBride – join us to discuss their writing, | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
Presented by Sinead Gleeson The Book Show celebrates books and the world of writing with readings, discussion, author interviews and special features
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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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Elizabeth Reapy wins 2017 Rooney Prize for Irish Literature

Elizabeth Reapy wins 2017 Rooney Prize for Irish Literature | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
Author Elizabeth Reapy was announced as the winner of the Rooney Prize for Irish Literature 2017 for emerging Irish writers at Trinity College Dublin today.
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Twenty Questions with Nick Laird-"I’ve always found Stephen Dedalus a bit of a prick" 

Twenty Questions with Nick Laird-"I’ve always found Stephen Dedalus a bit of a prick"  | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
Is there any book, written by someone else, you wish you’d written? Nick Laird: My own kids are pretty annoying but I've never wished I had someone else's.
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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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Kevin Higgins - Sarcoid Years: A poem for your troubles

Kevin Higgins - Sarcoid Years: A poem for your troubles | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
A bout of pneumonia 12 years ago was the start of my life with sarcoidosis
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The Yeats Collection sale is only the latest sign of Ireland’s broken heritage export system | Apollo Magazine

It’s time for leading cultural figures to work with the Irish state to stop the continued decimation of the country’s heritage
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Sebastian Barry: The pride given to you by your gay child is unquantifiable - Independent.ie

Sebastian Barry: The pride given to you by your gay child is unquantifiable - Independent.ie | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
In 2014, Sebastian Barry and his wife, Alison, were very worried about their son, Toby.
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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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