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Up-to-Date Coverage of The World of Irish Literature
Curated by Gerard Beirne
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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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Frankie Gaffney: Equating ‘straight white men’ with privilege is idiocy

Frankie Gaffney: Equating ‘straight white men’ with privilege is idiocy | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
Identity politics is utterly ineffective at anything other than dividing people
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Gate Theatre begins new chapter with Gatsby & The Snapper

Gate Theatre begins new chapter with Gatsby & The Snapper | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
Selina Cartmell, the new Director of Dublin's Gate Theatre, has launched her inaugural 2017-2018 season with an intriguing and eclectic mix of works that promise to bring the esteemed Dublin venue into a bold new era.
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'Summer Rain' Review - Books Ireland

'Summer Rain' Review - Books Ireland | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
Books Ireland has been a mainstay of the Irish publishing scene for many years. It is a subscription based magazine (print and digital) an
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The Gate – Season 1 – The Outsider

The Gate – Season 1 – The Outsider | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
The Gate - Season 1 The Outsider - by Frank L The Gate Theatre programme for 2017/18 Selina Cartmel, the new artistic director, at a reception bi-located between the Theatre and the accompanying Studio space, launched her first programme entitled “The Outsider”. The entire programme can be seen on the theatre’s website www.gatetheatre.ie. There is…
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Sally Rooney | 'You should make work that you don't necessarily expect people to like or love' | The Bookseller

Sally Rooney | 'You should make work that you don't necessarily expect people to like or love' | The Bookseller | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
A precocious young Irish writer whose début was at the heart of a seven-way auction has produced a novel that belies its creator’s years, reckons Alice O’Keeffe.
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The Frozen Planet by Una Mannion • Bare Fiction Prize• 

The Frozen Planet by Una Mannion • Bare Fiction Prize•  | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
The Frozen Planet by Una Mannion Third Prize in the Bare Fiction Prize for Flash Fiction 2016 Ballygawley Lake had frozen solid. As they drove through the
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How to do Ballymaloe Litfest for €5 a day

How to do Ballymaloe Litfest for €5 a day | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
Plan your visit to the food and drink festival carefully and you could be part of the action and meet your literary hero for (almost) zero
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Irish writers’ quotations: 20 of their best lines

Irish writers’ quotations: 20 of their best lines | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
From Brendan Behan on sex to Elizabeth Bowen on Anglo-Irish relations, authors could always be relied on for a pithy turn of phrase
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Seamus Heaney’s Aeneid with Stephen Rea

Seamus Heaney’s Aeneid with Stephen Rea | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
Heaney’s translation of Book VI of the Aeneid, which he began when his father died in 1986, was virtually complete when he himself died in 2013. Now the Poetry Center teams with Stephen Rea and Neil Martin to present a staged reading of the newly published translation.
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Read a new short story by Lisa McInerney

Read a new short story by Lisa McInerney | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
We're delighted to present a new short story by Lisa McInerney, taken from the latest issue of essential Irish literary bible Stinging Fly.
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Uimhir a Cúig | The Beaching: Poems — Denise Blake | Numéro Cinq

Uimhir a Cúig | The Beaching: Poems — Denise Blake | Numéro Cinq | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
follow those already gone, / float ashore, let grief beach he
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LEAKED: Full Text of President Donald Trump's First Foreign Speech  - Julian Gough

LEAKED: Full Text of President Donald Trump's First Foreign Speech  - Julian Gough | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it

OK, legally I can't tell you how I got my hands on this... but below is the full, leaked, tex
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Pat Kinevane: 'We can be terribly cruel - so that drives me to try and make some sense of people'

Pat Kinevane: 'We can be terribly cruel - so that drives me to try and make some sense of people' | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
Pat Kinevane has won an Olivier Award for his acting. He’s currently showing his acclaimed trilogy at the Peacock Stage in the Abbey Theatre.
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Contemporary Irish Poetry Featured Writer: John Murphy

Contemporary Irish Poetry Featured Writer: John Murphy | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
Five Poems Contemporary Irish Poetry Index   John Murphy’s debut collection, The Book of Water, was published in 2012 by Salmon Poetry. The Language Hospital, his multiple prize winning second collection, was published by Salmon in 2016. He has been four times shortlisted for the Bridport Prize (Prizewinner 2013), and three times shortlisted for the…
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Limerick conference to focus on Irish women theatre practitioners - Nigel Dugdale

Limerick conference to focus on Irish women theatre practitioners - Nigel Dugdale | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
limerick news
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Irish Literature, Film, and Society - Global Experience Office (GEO) at Northeastern University

In this Dialogue, you will explore Ireland through its rich tradition of literature and film. You will read the greats such as Joyce, Yeats, and Wilde and meet world-famous contemporary writers. You will discover Irish film and engage with screenwriters, actors, and musicians. You will explore the island’s rich culture of music, dance, song, sports, … Continued
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Consolata | Nuala O’Connor | Granta

‘Daddy always said our apples were blessed because the order lived beside us.’ New fiction from Nuala O’Connor.
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Living the dream: Alvy Carragher on EM Reapy

Living the dream: Alvy Carragher on EM Reapy | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
Relentlessly pacey, Red Dirt was as gritty as it was funny. As gripping as the plot was, this was what caught me: the unlikely friendships, the despair, the drowning out of it all
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Verbal brings Poetry Ireland Writers in Schools scheme to Derry

Verbal brings Poetry Ireland Writers in Schools scheme to Derry | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
Poetry Ireland’s Writers in Schools scheme part-funds visits by writers and storytellers to primary and post-primary schools throughout Ireland. In partnership with Verbal Arts Centre, poet a…
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Stephen Sexton - meet Ireland's next great poet

Stephen Sexton - meet Ireland's next great poet | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
Chosen from over 12,000 entries, 'The Curfew' by Stephen Sexton won the top prize in this year's National Poetry Competition. Conor Cleary sat down with the poet to ask him about the win and what the life of a young contemporary poet is really like.
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Not dead yet! At 85, Malachy McCourt knows the end is near, but he still has more to say

Not dead yet! At 85, Malachy McCourt knows the end is near, but he still has more to say | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
The actor, writer and raconteur talks about his new memoir, “Death Need Not Be Fatal.”
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Hippocrates Award for Kathy D'Arcy - Creative Writing at UCC

Hippocrates Award for Kathy D'Arcy - Creative Writing at UCC | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
UCC MA in Creative Writing: be curious about literature; pursue creative excellence; develop your writing in a university context. MA, PhD and flexi options
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A Ghost Story: The Dead House by Billy O’Callaghan

A Ghost Story: The Dead House by Billy O’Callaghan | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
The complete online writing magazine
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