The Irish Literar...
Follow
Find
127.7K views | +301 today
 
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!

New poetry collections on shelves for Autumn

New poetry collections on shelves for Autumn | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
Autumn has arrived, and so too have several new collections of poetry including Mickey Finn’s Air by Gerald Dawe (Gallery Press) and The Truth and Other Stories by Sarah Clancy.

Galway features s
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Gerard Beirne
Scoop.it!

▶ Paul Durcan -- a voice that won't be boxed in - interviewed by Colm Toibin

Irish Poet, Adrian Rice, "Prologue: The Book Of Life", from The Moongate Sonnets.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Gerard Beirne
Scoop.it!

Irish playwright relishes his comedy's American debut - STLtoday.com

Irish playwright relishes his comedy's American debut - STLtoday.com | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
But Robert Massey isn't quitting his day job.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Gerard Beirne
Scoop.it!

Colm Tóibín: Getting the words out - Toronto Star

Colm Tóibín: Getting the words out - Toronto Star | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
Irish author of Nora Webster, in Toronto for International Festival of Authors, discusses writing and culture and how it creates a sense of nationhood.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Gerard Beirne
Scoop.it!

Roddy Doyle: Follow the song, not the stars or the waves: The History of Rock’n’Roll in Ten Songs

Roddy Doyle: Follow the song, not the stars or the waves: The History of Rock’n’Roll in Ten Songs | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
Review: Few have written as beautifully, and deeply, about songs and singing as Greil Marcus in his non-linear version of the rock’n’roll story
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Gerard Beirne
Scoop.it!

Louis de Paor’s unsentimental poems lead to a fresh treatment of old material

Louis de Paor’s unsentimental poems lead to a fresh treatment of old material | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
Alan Gillis is a master of catching his reader by surprise
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Gerard Beirne
Scoop.it!

Poetry for Samhain: “The Andean Flute” by Derek Mahon

Poetry for Samhain: “The Andean Flute” by Derek Mahon | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
As Ireland prepares to celebrate Samhain (pronounced “SAH-win”), a Gaelic festival marking the beginning of winter or the “darker half” of the year, Derek Mahon’s mystical poem perfectly encapsulat...
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Gerard Beirne
Scoop.it!

Just By Chance by Ed O'Dwyer - Forward Arts Foundation

Just By Chance by Ed O'Dwyer - Forward Arts Foundation | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it

This is the place we have been coming to since,
this is the hour, and yet just by chance

that the stars were out that first night, and their light, just by chance,
glittering on the Shannon’s lurching surface,

a near-full moon suspended over the centre of Thomond Bridge
just by chance of where we stood on the quay.

more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Gerard Beirne
Scoop.it!

Irish Poet Paul Muldoon at McFarlin Fellow Event

Irish Poet Paul Muldoon at McFarlin Fellow Event | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
The University of Tulsa’s Department of Special Collections and University Archives would like to announce the upcoming McFarlin Fellows event "One Thousand Things Worth Knowing: A Poetry Reading by Paul Muldoon," on October 23rd, 2014.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Gerard Beirne
Scoop.it!

▶ Prologue: The Book Of Life - Adrian Rice

Irish Poet, Adrian Rice, "Prologue: The Book Of Life", from The Moongate Sonnets.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Gerard Beirne
Scoop.it!

Arena: Theo Dorgan, poet

Arena: Theo Dorgan, poet | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
Theo Dorgan talks about his latest collection of poetry “Nine Bright Shiners” (published by Dedalus Press)
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Gerard Beirne
Scoop.it!

Academy Street by Mary Costello review woman on the sidelines

Academy Street by Mary Costello review woman on the sidelines | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
Costellos debut novel draws an extraordinarily compelling narrative from the quiet life of an Irish emigrant Continue reading...
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Gerard Beirne
Scoop.it!

'They do be saying we've built the finest parish priest's home in the country' - Irish Times

'They do be saying we've built the finest parish priest's home in the country' - Irish Times | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
A landmark libel case from 60 years ago, involving the English novelist Honor Tracy – Sean O’Faolain’s lover – and a fundraising cleric, shows the pitfalls that the media can still stumble into
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Gerard Beirne
Scoop.it!

Introducing the Irish Times Book Club

Introducing the Irish Times Book Club | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
On Monday, we will reveal the first novel we will be discussing and launch a weekly email newsletter to keep readers abreast of our expanding literary coverage on irishtimes.com
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Gerard Beirne
Scoop.it!

Independent Irish publishers get in party spirit with Bring Your Own Stories event

Independent Irish publishers get in party spirit with Bring Your Own Stories event | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
An evening of readings by emerging authors in Dublin last night saw local publishers team up to have fun and create a platform
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Gerard Beirne
Scoop.it!

Glenn Patterson: A photograph seen once, long ago, haunted me – and taught me to distrust memory

Glenn Patterson: A photograph seen once, long ago, haunted me – and taught me to distrust memory | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
Glenn Patterson: When I tracked down a Nazi soldier’s snapshot of an execution, it reminded me how warily you must tread when you try to enlist the past, however good your intentions
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Gerard Beirne
Scoop.it!

The Revelator Orchestra - The Brotherhood of the Flood

The Revelator Orchestra - The Brotherhood of the Flood | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
The Revelator Orchestra provide an intensely rewarding experience with their new album The Brotherhood of the Flood. Coming into focus with the electric urgency 'The Brotherhood of the Flood 1' the...
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Gerard Beirne
Scoop.it!

Michael Longley on The T S Eliot Prize Shortlist - Poetry Book Society

Michael Longley on The T S Eliot Prize Shortlist - Poetry Book Society | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
The Poetry Book Society was founded by T S Eliot in 1953. We are a unique poetry society, providing guidance and discounts on the very best contemporary poetry.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Gerard Beirne
Scoop.it!

Play it again, Godot: Luke Mullins on taking his Lucky to London

Play it again, Godot: Luke Mullins on taking his Lucky to London | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
The award-winning supporting actor turned leading man on redoing Beckett at the Barbican and his new role as a rabbit Sydney will be Waiting for Godot in London Remounting a show even a hugely successful sell-out has its own challenges, says...
more...
No comment yet.