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Private memories, public traces: a tribute to Seamus Heaney

Private memories, public traces: a tribute to Seamus Heaney | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
‘Seamus Heaney: The Music of What Happens’, an exhibition at Emory University in Atlanta, was intended to be a living celebration of the poet and his work. Instead it has ended up as a fitting memorial
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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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Abbey Theatre announces eight guiding principles for Gender Equality | Abbey Theatre - Amharclann na Mainistreach

The Abbey Theatre is the national theatre of Ireland.
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Origin's First Irish Theatre Festival | New York's Annual Celebration of Irish Theatre

Origin's First Irish Theatre Festival | New York's Annual Celebration of Irish Theatre | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
The #iawasalon is proud to celebrate its Fifth Anniversary with "1st Irish" Theatre Festival.

Check out the... https://t.co/pI3Fk8guhO
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Poem: At the Grave of Seamus Heaney by Harry Clifton

Poem: At the Grave of Seamus Heaney by Harry Clifton | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
‘The Heaneys, Devlins, set in stone, The local names, to whom, one day, I just may add my own’
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TLS Audio: Listen to Eimear McBride on The Lesser Bohemians

Stream Eimear McBride on The Lesser Bohemians by TLS Voices from desktop or your mobile device
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Eimear McBride returns with The Lesser Bohemians published tomorrow by Faber

Eimear McBride returns with The Lesser Bohemians published tomorrow by Faber | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
Novelist Eimear McBride has revealed that she started writing her second novel, The Lesser Bohemians, before her first even had a publisher.
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Tóibín to read De Profundis at Reading Jail

Tóibín to read De Profundis at Reading Jail | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
In October, author Colm Tóibín will read Oscar Wilde's De Profundis in its entirely at Reading Jail, where the playwright and writer Oscar Wilde once served a notorious two-year prison sentence.
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Colum McCann reads Benedict Kiely - The New Yorker

Colum McCann reads Benedict Kiely - The New Yorker | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
Colum McCann reads Benedict Kiely’s “Bluebell Meadow,” and discusses it with The New Yorker’s fiction editor, Deborah Treisman. “Bluebell Meadow” was published in the April 14, 1975, issue of The New Yorker and can be found in “The Collected Stories of Benedict Kiely.” Colum McCann’s most recent book is “Let the Great World Spin.”
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New Novel: All We Shall Know by Donal Ryan – review

New Novel: All We Shall Know by Donal Ryan – review | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
The Irish writer’s third novel explores new territory – a foray into the Traveller community – but his protagonist lacks depth
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Eimear McBride: ‘Writing is painful – but it’s the closest you can get to joy’

Eimear McBride: ‘Writing is painful – but it’s the closest you can get to joy’ | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
The Irish author on life as an exile, writing good sex – and those James Joyce comparisons
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Lisa McInerney ‘Questions of identity are at the heart of all literature’

Lisa McInerney ‘Questions of identity are at the heart of all literature’ | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
The British Council, Bangalore hosted a discussion on the works of authors shortlisted for the Baileys Women’s Prize for Fiction 2016 as part of its Literary Lounge sessions in July this year. The prize was finally awarded to the Irish writer Lisa McInerney for her debut novel The Glorious Heresies, which also won this year’s Desmond Elliot Prize and has been longlisted for the Dylan Thomas Prize and the Theakstons Old Peculiar Crime Novel of the Year award. 
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RTE Documentary Invisible Prince-Born 202 Years ago A documentary on Joseph Thomas Sheridan Le Fanu

RTE Documentary Invisible Prince-Born 202 Years ago A documentary on Joseph Thomas Sheridan Le Fanu | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
A documentary on Joseph Thomas Sheridan Le Fanu (1814-1873), father of the ghost story genre in the 19th century, he was a novelist, journalist and founder of the Dublin 'Evening Mail'.
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The Poetry Programme-Rick O’Shea visits the Irish Poetry Reading Archive at UCD and meets soldier-poet Michael Whelan.

The Poetry Programme-Rick O’Shea visits the Irish Poetry Reading Archive at UCD and meets soldier-poet Michael Whelan. | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
In the first of a new series of the Poetry Programme Rick O'Shea visits the Irish Poetry Reading Archive at UCD and meets soldier-poet Michael Whelan.
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Gerald Dawe’s tribute to the late poet  Dorothy Molloy: ‘a powerful statement of self-worth in being in the world at large’

Gerald Dawe’s tribute to the late poet  Dorothy Molloy: ‘a powerful statement of self-worth  in being in the world at large’ | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
Gerald Dawe’s tribute to the late poet
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Mary O’Malley on Playing the Octopus: An alien in Eden

Mary O’Malley on Playing the Octopus: An alien in Eden | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
To make sense of my new home in the woods, I went back to the books. This is why trees form and inform so much of this collection – poems arising out of a beautiful landscape
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Anthony Cronin: The End of the Modern World, my elegy for our capitalist era-The longest sequence ever written by an Irish poet

Anthony Cronin: The End of the Modern World, my elegy for our capitalist era-The longest sequence ever written by an Irish poet | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
The longest sequence ever written by an Irish poet
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Interview: 'I wanted to write a book about joy' – Eimear McBride on her second novel

Interview: 'I wanted to write a book about joy' – Eimear McBride on her second novel | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it

EIMEAR McBride had already spent several years working on her second book, The Lesser Bohemians, when her first – A Girl Is A Half-formed Thing…
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Modern Ireland in 100 Artworks: 2006 – Mothers and Sons, by Colm Tóibín

Modern Ireland in 100 Artworks: 2006 – Mothers and Sons, by Colm Tóibín | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
Colm Tóibín’s short stories bring into the light the side of themselves that people try to bury
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Overdue: the Country of Literature - Colum McCann

Overdue: the Country of Literature - Colum McCann | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
  A couple of years ago a 57-year-old in Hancock Michigan was searching through the attic of his family home, when he opened a box and a dusty copy of a book called “Prince of Egypt” fell out. He flicked to the back cover and discovered that it was a library book forty-seven years overdue. [...]
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Submissions are now open for ‘The Listowel Writers Week Irish Poem of the Year’

Submissions are now open for ‘The Listowel Writers Week Irish Poem of the Year’ | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
The complete online writing magazine
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Modern Ireland in 100 Artworks: 1992 – The Butcher Boy, by Patrick McCabe

Modern Ireland in 100 Artworks: 1992 – The Butcher Boy, by Patrick McCabe | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
The former teacher’s dark masterpiece gives a disconcerting but compelling voice to the mistreated children who were Ireland’s darkest secret

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Absolving Seamus Heaney from any charge of simplification

Absolving Seamus Heaney from any charge of simplification | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
Broadening perceptions of Heaney via his prose and place in European intellectual thinking
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From two years ago on the bicentenary of his birth: Sheridan Le Fanu's gothic spirit lives on

From two years ago on the bicentenary of his birth: Sheridan Le Fanu's gothic spirit lives on | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
Kim Newman: A timely Google doodle reminds us that, two centuries after his birth, the writer's sophisticated variations on vampire and ghost stories retain their eerie power
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