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Waking by Doireann Ní Ghríofa

Waking by Doireann Ní Ghríofa | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
Irish poet Doireann Ní Ghríofa, composer Stephen Moore and filmmaker Peter Madden have collaborated on a powerful filmpoem dedicated to Savita Halappanavar.
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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 based in Sligo. He has published six books of poetry and fiction. 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...”. His recent collection of stories was shortlisted for the Danuta Gleed Literary Award.

 

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Interview by Ian Duhig with Sinéad Morrissey: a maker of intricate poem machines

Interview by Ian Duhig with Sinéad Morrissey: a maker of intricate poem machines | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
Interview: the Northern Irish poet has won this year’s Forward Prize for her wonderful collection ‘On Balance’. She talks about how well-made poems can connect with the world
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Debut collection covering war, migration and America shortlisted for TS Eliot Prize

Catch-up TV, Entertainment, News, Sport, Soaps and all your favourite Irish and International shows from TV3
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Tara Bergin’s poetry is a perfect guide to these frightened, frightening times

Tara Bergin’s poetry is a perfect guide to these frightened, frightening times | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
The NS reviews Bergin’s The Tragic Death of Eleanor Marx, along with collections by Nick Makoha and Stephen Romer.
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Cape tussles with indies on T S Eliot shortlist | The Bookseller

Cape tussles with indies on T S Eliot shortlist | The Bookseller | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
Titles from Cape Poetry will tussle with works from independent publishers Carcanet, Faber, Bloodaxe and Nine Arches for the T S Eliot Prize.
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'The Tragic Death of Eleanor Marx' by Tara Bergin • The Poetry School

'The Tragic Death of Eleanor Marx' by Tara Bergin • The Poetry School | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
It’s perhaps a sad indictment of the way in which history is recorded that many potential readers of this, Bergin’s second collection, might not have heard of the lamentable story of Karl Marx’s youngest daughter Eleanor (1855-1898). The Tragic Death of Eleanor Marx seems to step into the breach and breathe new, memorable way
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Lord Dunsany (1878-1957)

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“A man is a very small thing, and the night is very large and full of wonders.” – The Laughter of the Gods (1917) Lord Dunsany (Edward John Moreton Drax Plunkett; 1878-1957) published his first col…
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Launch of Metamorphic: 21st Century Poets respond to Ovid | Poetry Ireland

Launch of Metamorphic: 21st Century Poets respond to Ovid | Poetry Ireland | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
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A Literary Evening with McInerney, Meaney, Nugent - Lime Tree Theatre

A Literary Evening with McInerney, Meaney, Nugent - Lime Tree Theatre | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
A Literary Evening with Roisín Meaney, Lisa McInerney & Liz Nugent   Belltable | Thur, Nov 16th | 8pm | €12/€10   Last season’s literary evening with Donal Ryan, Julian Gough and Michael Durack was a huge success. This season’s event promises to be just as enriching. For the first time these three writers come …
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Samuel Beckett and Technology An International Conference• Rhys Tranter

Samuel Beckett and Technology An International Conference•  Rhys Tranter | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
13-15 September 2018 • Faculty of Arts, Charles University, Prague
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Lafcadio Hearn (1850-1904)

Lafcadio Hearn (1850-1904) | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
“The Fairy of Science sometimes touches my ears and eyes with her wand; and then, for a little time, I am able to hear things inaudible, and to perceive things imperceptible. – Kwaidan (1904) Born …
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Declan Kiberd: Irish writers were an early warning system about abuse

Declan Kiberd: Irish writers were an early warning system about abuse | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
Artists played a vital role in the State's formation and since independence have held it to account
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Dracula gets his day in the sun

Dracula gets his day in the sun | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
Poets shortlisted for TS Eliot and Warwick Prizes; Dublin Book Festival highlights; Something Wicked
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The Listowel Writers' Week Irish Poem of the Year 2017 Shortlist - Listowel Writers' Week Literary Festival

The Listowel Writers' Week Irish Poem of the Year 2017 Shortlist - Listowel Writers' Week Literary Festival | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
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T S Eliot Shortlist Announced - Irish Poets on Shortlist

T S Eliot Shortlist Announced - Irish Poets on Shortlist | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
We're delighted to see five PBS Selections on the T S Eliot prize shortlist! PBS Members can order their copies on our website with 25% discount.  To mark the 2
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The Poet’s Apprentice!

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These  past two years or so I have been apprenticed to a poet, Mark Roper, a word sorcerer so to speak – as you see he has had some effect on me! He has never attempted, perhaps realising it would …
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Community Writers-in-Residence Northern Ireland

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Irish Writers Centre announces an open call for two Writers-in-Residence 2016 with The Rainbow Project in Foyle and Women's Aid in Belfast funded by Arts Council of Northern Ireland National Lottery Fund.
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A celebration of the rich tradition of Northern Irish women writers

A celebration of the rich tradition of Northern Irish women writers | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
32 years after pioneering anthology The Female Line, a new anthology is a rich mosaic of today’s talent
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Belfast playwright Owen McCafferty re-examines conflict in new play

Belfast playwright Owen McCafferty re-examines conflict in new play | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
Belfast playwright Owen McCafferty is one of Northern Ireland’s most successful and well-known writers.
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Spotlight interview with Declan Meade | Dalkey Creates Festival | Writing Workshops and Events

Over the next few weeks we are conducting interviews with the facilitators who will be running workshops at this years Dalkey Creates Festival.Below is th
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LRB · Colin Burrow · On Michael Longley

LRB · Colin Burrow · On Michael Longley | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
There are few contemporary poets as likeable as Michael Longley. That’s not because his poems are simply amiable, but because he looks at things hard and clearly and invites his readers to share his acts of seeing. In his new book, Angel Hill (Cape, £10), even a cataract operation is an . . .
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Friday Poem – ‘Drumlins have no personality’, Siobhán Campbell

Friday Poem – ‘Drumlins have no personality’, Siobhán Campbell | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
Our Friday Poem this week is Siobhán Campbell’s ‘Drumlins have no personality’, from her latest collection, Heat Signature. Siobhán Campbell’s poetry is of a strange breed: simultaneously comic and…
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