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A fistful of fine family stories

A fistful of fine family stories | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
Can sit comfortably on the short-story shelf next to James Joyce’s ‘Dubliners’
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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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60 Seconds: Sarah Davis-Goff

60 Seconds: Sarah Davis-Goff | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
As an intern with Dublin’s Lilliput Press, Sarah Davis-Goff discovered the internationally celebrated author Donal Ryan. She  recently co-founded Tramp…
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Exchange of ideas leads to a new take on Joyce - Independent.ie

Exchange of ideas leads to a new take on Joyce - Independent.ie | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
A START-UP literary publisher owes its success to a grassroots business collaboration that took off at the height of the recession.
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Medbh McGuckian at Poets & Players — 26 April

Medbh McGuckian at Poets & Players — 26 April | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
Poets & Players — a poetry and music series is known for its imaginative programming of complementary arts — poetry with music, dance and visual art — in several striking settings in Manchester, UK,  particularly the Whitworth Art Gallery.
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Midnightstown – Tom French

Midnightstown – Tom French | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
‘All I see is her bare feet on the deal stairs, her face,

when she sees the world turned white, turn towards

our two faces to ask, ‘What did you do?
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Poem of the day: Kerry Hardie's "Ship of Death"

Poem of the day: Kerry Hardie's "Ship of Death" | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
After an unexpected Easter Monday hiatus, we have returned with another poem for National Poetry Month. We hope you enjoy “Ship of Death” by Kerry Hardie from The Wake Forest Book of Irish Women’s ...
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Carcanet Press - Eavan Boland: A Poet's Dublin - with her own striking photographs

Carcanet Press - Eavan Boland: A Poet's Dublin - with her own striking photographs | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
One of the outstanding literary publishers of our time, Carcanet Press has a special emphasis on poetry from around the world. This is the best place to buy poetry on the web, and offers a massive resource of poems, reviews and pictures for free.
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Facing the Music - Emma Donoghue

Facing the Music - Emma Donoghue | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
The breathless voice with the familiar Irish lilt is either in a rush or filled with excitement. (Emma Donoghue probes unsolved murder in new novel: The breathless voice with the familiar Irish lilt is either...
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The 100 best novels: No 31 Dracula by Bram Stoker (1897)

The 100 best novels: No 31 Dracula by Bram Stoker (1897) | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
Bram Stoker's classic vampire story was very much of its time but still resonates more than a century later Robert McCrum introduces the seriesAt the far end of the 19th century, in the age of Jack the Ripper, and 80 years after Frankenstein (No 8...
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The Temporary Gentleman review Sebastian Barry's hard-drinking, continent-spanning love story

The Temporary Gentleman review  Sebastian Barry's hard-drinking, continent-spanning love story | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
A novel with pleasures similar to those of reading Jane AustenThis novel is an elegy not for a temporary gentleman but for his wife.
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ISSUE12: Swift (Ireland & the Irish) - Literary Orphans

ISSUE12: Swift (Ireland & the Irish) - Literary Orphans | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
The Tavern Lantern Featured Art General Fiction General Poetry (Literary Orphans 'Irish issue' is now online with fiction by @junecaldwell @emermartin @NualaNiC and Martin Malone: http://t.co/sRxNxyN4Nl)...
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Moya Cannon - Two poems

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Moya Cannon is an Irish author.Cannon was born in 1956 in Dunfanaghy, County Donegal. She studied History and Politics at University College Dublin, and at Corpus Christi College, Cambridge. She ha...
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The Sea review glum psychodrama adapted from Booker winner

The Sea review  glum psychodrama adapted from Booker winner | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
John Banville reduces his Booker prizewinner to jumbled pound-shop Proustisms in this choppy adaptationReading on mobile?
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Paul Simon pays tribute to Seamus Heaney in Dublin - The Irish Post

Paul Simon pays tribute to Seamus Heaney in Dublin - The Irish Post | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
Paul Simon was among a host of artists and musicians who paid tribute to poet Seamus Heaney in Dublin last night.
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Review: An Ideal Husband - Independent.ie

Review: An Ideal Husband - Independent.ie | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
An Ideal Husband at The Gate Theatre, Dublin
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‘Trilogy books like the Hunger Games are like Happy Meals’ - John Boyne

‘Trilogy books like the Hunger Games are like Happy Meals’ - John Boyne | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
John Boyne the best-selling author of i The Boy in the Striped Pyjamas i tells Shreeja Ravindranathan he hates books that dumb down for children
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Strong, My Love – Peter Fallon

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Care, company, community have been fundamental concerns of Peter Fallon’s writing in and about the world, care for people and place, for planet earth and the poetry of earth, for the values espoused in Virgil’s Georgics which he has translated .
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From pub crawls to libraries, literary Dublin offers much more than Bloomsday - Calgary Herald

From pub crawls to libraries, literary Dublin offers much more than Bloomsday - Calgary Herald | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
Calgary Herald From pub crawls to libraries, literary Dublin offers much more than Bloomsday Calgary Herald DUBLIN, Ireland — James Joyce immortalized this misty port city in his literary epic “Ulysses,” though many Dubliners freely admit they...
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The second husband by Afric McGlinchey - Literary Orphans

The second husband by Afric McGlinchey - Literary Orphans | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
I had been startled into stillness by the disappearance of the first who pedalled over the hill into Durrus – back to his first – spinning long yarns of gossip in his wake   Then at the Sunday market this one was selling bread with caraway seeds, the brush of his fingers in my palm…
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There You Are Writings on Irish and American Literature and History - Thomas Flanagan

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There You Are Writings on Irish and American Literature and History (9781590171066) Thomas Flanagan, Se... http://t.co/6jH13eQv4d #ebook
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The Cripple of Inishmaan: Theater Review - Hollywood Reporter

The Cripple of Inishmaan: Theater Review - Hollywood Reporter | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
NorthJersey.com The Cripple of Inishmaan: Theater Review Hollywood Reporter With typically spry wit and irreverent ethnographic insight, Martin McDonagh's grubby jewel of a play uses the shooting of Flaherty's seminal non-fiction film as the spark...
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Colm Toibin: how I wrote Mary's story

Colm Toibin: how I wrote Mary's story | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
Writer Colm Toibin on the inspiration behind his biblical play and novel
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The Sea review 'lugubrious' adaptation of John Banville novel

The Sea review  'lugubrious' adaptation of John Banville novel | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
Ciarán Hands is a little too insistent in his grief in this glum bereavement dramaJohn Banville adapts his own 2005 Man Booker-winning novel as a glum bereavement drama of the rain-on-windowpanes variety.
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Nuala Ní Chonchúir reads at Kennys Bookshop, April 2014. - YouTube

Irish writer Nuala Ní Chonchúir reads from her new novel "The Closet of Savage Mementos" during the Cúirt Festival of Literature, - Kennys Bookshop, Galway, ...
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Sarah Herbert: Irish Woman Poet

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Sarah Herbert (1824-1846) was born in Ireland into the family of the Earl of Dysart, but emigrated with her family to Nova Scotia at the age of two on the Nassau, which was wrecked off the coast. H...
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Fred Johnston - A poem for You

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Fred Johnston (born 1951) is an Irish poet, novelist, literary critic and musician. He is the founder and current director of the Western Writers' Centre in Galway. He co-founded the Irish Writers'...
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