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producer Mike Ladd talks to Irish poet Tony Curtis who was a close friend of Michael Hartnett

producer Mike Ladd talks to Irish poet Tony Curtis who was a close friend of Michael Hartnett | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
Every year in Newcastle West, in Ireland’s County Limerick, a festival is held to celebrate their native poet: Michael Hartnett. There’s also a statue of him in the town square.
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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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Childrens Laureate | Exciting times ahead with Once Upon A Place story tour

Childrens Laureate | Exciting times ahead with Once Upon A Place story tour | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
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A Joycean link to the ICS - Irish Times

A Joycean link to the ICS - Irish Times | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
A Joycean link to the ICS Irish Times “While it was overtaken by other building societies, which expanded enormously in the 1960s and 1970s, the Irish Civil Service Building Society did well enough to build itself new offices embracing its old...
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First Seattle Beckett Festival off to promising start - The Seattle Times

First Seattle Beckett Festival off to promising start - The Seattle Times | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
First Seattle Beckett Festival off to promising start The Seattle Times At West of Lenin, a diverse, invigorating collection of four short plays from Samuel Beckett kicks off the Seattle Beckett Festival, a citywide collaboration between arts...
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Seamus Heaney centre plan approved - BelfastTelegraph.co.uk

Seamus Heaney centre plan approved - BelfastTelegraph.co.uk | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
Plans for a new centre to commemorate Seamus Heaney have been given the go-ahead, Northern Ireland's Environment Minister has announced.
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Muldoon’s Picnic

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Doyle trilogy named as One Book festival's bumper read - Irish Independent

Doyle trilogy named as One Book festival's bumper read - Irish Independent | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
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Doyle trilogy named as One Book festival's bumper read
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... City One Book include At Swim Two Birds by Flann O' Brien, Dracula by Bram Stoker and Ghost Light by Joseph O'Connor.
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This Is What It Was Like to Go to James Joyce's Birthday Party - Padraic Colum

This Is What It Was Like to Go to James Joyce's Birthday Party - Padraic Colum | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
And have him tell you what his favorite novels were. 
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Two Irish-language productions to hit Dublin's stages - Irish Times

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Two Irish-language productions to hit Dublin's stages
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The show takes its inspiration from the poetry of three Nobel prize-winning writers: Seamus Heaney, W.B. Yeats and Samuel Beckett.
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Carl Köhler's funky take on famous authors including James Joyce

Carl Köhler's funky take on famous authors including James Joyce | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
Swedish artist Carl Köhler (1919-2006) liked to make portraits of authors and artists. A collection of digital prints of his author portraits is on display now at the Houston Public Library.
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The Picture of Dorian Gray by Oscar Wilde - review

The Picture of Dorian Gray by Oscar Wilde - review | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
'Dorian Gray is young, rich and jaw-droppingly handsome - what more could he want?' Continue reading...
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DÓNAL MCLAUGHLIN INTERVIEW

DÓNAL MCLAUGHLIN INTERVIEW | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
  To celebrate the publication of beheading the virgin mary, and other stories (Dalkey Archive Press), I welcome Dónal McLaughlin to the blog today for a chat about writing in general and short stories in particular.Author Dónal McLaughlin Dónal...
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My Mother-City — Poetry and Prose with Gerald Dawe — 22 August

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My Mother-City
Poetry and Prose with Gerald Dawe
 
Gerald Dawe, poet, essayist and Professor of English at Trinity College Dublin, in discussion with Damian Smyth, fellow-poet and director of literature at the Arts Council for Northern
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History of the Rain by Niall Williams, review: 'other-worldly and quaint' - Telegraph

History of the Rain by Niall Williams, review: 'other-worldly and quaint' - Telegraph | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
Francesca Wade salutes a lyrical treasure
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Samuel Beckett's articulation of unceasing inner speech

Samuel Beckett's articulation of unceasing inner speech | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
The literal sounds in his characters' minds express a subtle and revealing understanding of how we all talk to ourselves
Hearing voices: what's your experience when reading?
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Catholicism After Catholicism in Irish Poetry // Articles // breac // University of Notre Dame

Catholicism After Catholicism in Irish Poetry // Articles // breac // University of Notre Dame | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
RT @winbassett: "thinking about religion evidenced in Irish literature was, at best, theologically impoverished" http://t.co/87jDu4HcpW
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New Seamus Heaney collection to be published

New Seamus Heaney collection to be published | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
An anthology of later work by the Nobel laureate will feature a last poem, In Time, written for his granddaughter Síofra Seamus Heaney obituary by Neil CorcoranA poem written for his granddaughter and never published before in the UK will form part...
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[Annotation] | A Portrait of the Artist as a Syphilitic, by Kevin Birmingham | Harper's Magazine

[Annotation] | A Portrait of the Artist as a Syphilitic, by Kevin Birmingham | Harper's Magazine | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
Revisiting James Joyce's medical record
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A Girl Is a Half-formed Thing for Theatre Festival - RTE.ie

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A Girl Is a Half-formed Thing for Theatre Festival
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The novel follows the inner narrative of a girl from birth to age twenty as she tries to make sense of things amidst oppressive Catholicism and deprivation.
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Irish fiction at Edinburgh with Donal Ryan and Michèle Forbes podcast

Irish fiction at Edinburgh with Donal Ryan and Michèle Forbes podcast | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
Guardian first book award winner Donal Ryan takes us back to County Tipperary, while Michèle Forbes heads to Belfast for a novel of submerged secrets Continue reading...
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Door into the Dark opened the portals to a different future - Andrew Motion

Door into the Dark opened the portals to a different future - Andrew Motion | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
Andrew Motion: A book that changed me: How the ‘slap and squelch’ of Seamus Heaney’s poems propelled me into verse
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The Guardian: Julian Gough launches 'Litcoin' Kickstarter to 'remodel the economics of reading'

The Guardian: Julian Gough launches 'Litcoin' Kickstarter to 'remodel the economics of reading' | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it

TheNews: Writer crowdfunds time spent working on new novel with promise to send postcards – some written in his own blood – to readers who buy in

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Joseph O'Neill: Dubai is where the West is heading - Telegraph.co.uk

Joseph O'Neill: Dubai is where the West is heading - Telegraph.co.uk | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
Telegraph.co.uk Joseph O'Neill: Dubai is where the West is heading Telegraph.co.uk His new novel, The Dog, has been included on the Man Booker Prize longlist and, with the prize open to Americans for the first time this year, O'Neill now qualifies...
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Eimear McBride...Writing her way into history - Irish Independent

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Eimear McBride...Writing her way into history
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"I really wanted to avoid those themes because they are so Irish," she says today. She is soft-spoken, but her conversational style is clear and firm.
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Why Joseph O'Neill set his Man Booker-longlisted novel, The Dog, in Dubai - The National

Why Joseph O'Neill set his Man Booker-longlisted novel, The Dog, in Dubai - The National | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
The National Why Joseph O'Neill set his Man Booker-longlisted novel, The Dog, in Dubai The National “I'm convinced a lot of western people living in Dubai are running away from something.” The best-selling Irish-American author Joseph O'Neill isn't...
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Dublin Theatre Festival Preview – A Girl is a Half-formed Thing

Dublin Theatre Festival Preview – A Girl is a Half-formed Thing | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
One of the bravest and therefore most interesting productions at this years DTF is surely Corn Exchange’s A Girl is a Half-formed Thing.
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