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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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Highlights of Listowel Writers’ Week Opening Night 2015

Highlights of Listowel Writers’ Week Opening Night 2015 | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
At what has become known as ‘Slane for the Brain’, novelists, poets, playwrights, short story writers, essayists, friends and sponsors gathered once again to celebrate the literary culture of Ireland
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CAMPUS Pamphlet: 'Interventions' by Ian Duhig - CAMPUS

CAMPUS Pamphlet: 'Interventions' by Ian Duhig - CAMPUS | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
A new publication for your digital shelves, arising from our Lo and Behold! scheme. We are delighted that Ian Duhig, who worked on a L&B-funded project with Wordquake, Sewerby Hall and Bridlington Poetry Festival, is publishing Interventions as a CAMPUS pamphlet with us. Ian created a series of poetry interventions at Sewerby Hall in response...
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Audio:Interview with Evelyn Conlon: Irish famine girls brought to Australia

Author Evelyn Conlon talked to Sean today about her novel "Not the Same Sky" based on the lives of girls sent to Australia during the Irish Famine.
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Poetic Lives Follows the lives of 6 migrant poets living and producing their art in Ireland

Poetic Lives Follows the lives of 6 migrant poets living and producing their art in Ireland | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
Poetic Lives is a new 6 part series that follows the lives of 6 migrant poets living and producing their art in Ireland. Starting Thursday 28th of May 2015,
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‘I do not think it will offend you’: Letter from WB Yeats to Maud Gonne

‘I do not think it will offend you’: Letter from WB Yeats to Maud Gonne | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
Handwritten letter from the poet makes €16,000 at Adam’s sale of rare Irish books and historical memorabilia
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Anne Enright: what if King Lear had been a mother?

Anne Enright: what if King Lear had been a mother? | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
In her latest novel, Booker Prize winner Anne Enright 're-genders’ Shakespeare. She explains why to Gaby Wood
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Eoin McNamee’s Blue is the Night wins €15,000 Kerry Group Irish Novel of Year Award

Eoin McNamee’s Blue is the Night wins €15,000 Kerry Group Irish Novel of Year Award | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
Paul Muldoon wins €5,000 Pigott Poetry Prize for One Thousand Things Worth Knowing at ceremony to mark opening of Listowel Writers’ Week
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Subject+Object | Seamus Heaney | Granta Magazine

Subject+Object | Seamus Heaney | Granta Magazine | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
'Birch is the tree of desire, ashimmer with sexual possibility even when it arrives swathed in botanical Latin.' Seamus Heaney on poetry, birch trees and Apollo and Daphne.
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Ger Reidy on the Pigott Poetry Award and what he enjoys most about Listowel Writers’ Week

Ger Reidy on the Pigott Poetry Award and what he enjoys most about Listowel Writers’ Week | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
  Ger Reidy was born near Westport, Co. Mayo. He has won a number of national poetry competitions and has been the recipient of a number of Arts Council bursaries and residencies. His first colle
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Q&A with William Wall, Novel – Getting Started Workshop Director

Q&A with William Wall, Novel – Getting Started Workshop Director | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
William Wall is a prize-winning author of four novels, a volume of short fiction and three poetry collections, the most recent of which is Ghost Estate. His novel This Is The Country was longlisted fo
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Claire-Louise Bennett on writing Pond

Claire-Louise Bennett on writing Pond | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
‘I began to write – not to make sense of things, the opposite in fact. I wrote in order to keep rationality and purpose at bay, to prolong and bask in the rhythmic chaos of existence, and luxuriate in the magnificent mystery of everything’
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Podcast with Michael Begnal: Reincarnation Back on the Agenda | We're All Gonna Die! (And Other Fun Facts)

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Exploring Irishness in Peter O’Neill’s Dublin Gothic, by Anamaría Crowe Serrano

Exploring Irishness in Peter O’Neill’s Dublin Gothic, by Anamaría Crowe Serrano | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
  Dublin Gothic is one of those increasingly rare artefacts: a handmade book. It was published in 2015 and comes to us via New Zealand, courtesy of Kilmog Press, with just forty copies in exis...
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'The Sisters' by James Joyce - Berfrois

'The Sisters' by James Joyce - Berfrois | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
If he was dead, I thought, I would see the reflection of candles on the darkened blind for I knew that two candles must be set at the head of a corpse.
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Kennys Bookshop in Galway: a bestseller for 75 years

Kennys Bookshop in Galway: a bestseller for 75 years | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
Tom Kenny, son of founders Des and Maureen, recounts the remarkable history of an Irish literary institution that began as a romance and became a blockbuster – ‘a world of its own, and a key to worlds unknown’
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The New Yorker: Anne Enright’s Family Agonies

The New Yorker: Anne Enright’s Family Agonies | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
In “The Green Road,” the Irish novelist explores the unhappiness we bequeath and the pleasure we inherit.
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Overheard Conversations - Christopher Merrill & Joseph O'Connor - YouTube

Author Joseph O"Connor and Director of the International Iowa Writers Program, Christopher Merrill discuss literature, Seamus Heaney and the links between Ir...
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Paul Muldoon wins Pigott Poetry Prize

Paul Muldoon wins €5,000 Pigott Poetry Prize for One Thousand Things Worth Knowing at ceremony to mark opening of Listowel Writers’ Week
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Belfast Girls

Belfast Girls | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
By Jaki McCarrick Directed by Julie Proudfoot Produced by Artemisia, Chicago On the Way to Australia, it’s the Journey that Counts It’s an interesting coincidence that at the time the Republic of Ireland became the first country to legalize same-sex marriage through popular refere...
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Caoilinn Hughes, Shortlisted for the Pigott Poetry Award, Talks All Things Poetry

Caoilinn Hughes, Shortlisted for the Pigott Poetry Award, Talks All Things Poetry | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
Caoilinn Hughes was born in Galway and completed her MA at Queen’s Univeristy, Belfast. In 2007 she moved to New Zealand where she worked for Google, ran a small consultancy and wrote a PhD at Victori
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Bastard Amber: WB Yeats would approve as dance comes to the Abbey

Bastard Amber: WB Yeats would approve as dance comes to the Abbey | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
In her new show, choreographer Liz Roche makes a golden connection to the poet
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Theatre review | GB Shaw’s ego takes centre stage in My Fair Ladies

Theatre review | GB Shaw’s ego takes centre stage in My Fair Ladies | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
The playwright’s impish but implacable self-satisfaction animates this monologue by Des Keogh
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