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If Ever You Go - A Map of Dublin in Poetry & Song - RTE.ie

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If Ever You Go - A Map of Dublin in Poetry & Song
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The vast swathe of contemporary material gathers poems of Dublin by the many bardic blow-ins, including Patrick Kavanagh, Seamus Heaney, Michael Hartnett and Paul Durcan.
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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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Beckett Triptych review – three acts of listening but not enough light

Beckett Triptych review – three acts of listening but not enough light | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
State Theatre Company, Adelaide festival
A trio of fine Australian actors and directors tackle Beckett but should Adelaide audiences be getting European programming for a third festival in a row?
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The Family of Things Episode 1 - Nessa O'Mahony

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The Family of Things first episode features Nessa O'Mahony. Presenter Helen Shaw talks to Nessa about her poetry & her works.
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Belfast Girls Opens May 16 at Artemisia Theatre

Belfast Girls Opens May 16 at Artemisia Theatre | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
Irish American News - The Voice of Chicagoland's Irish American Community
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New plans are under way to restore the home of writer and Blasket island resident Tomas O Criomhthain

New plans are under way to restore the home of writer and Blasket island resident Tomas O Criomhthain | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
Life was hard on the majestic Great Blasket Island, yet some 150 hardy souls once eked out a living from the anaemic sandy soil in the lea of its highest point, An Cro Mor.
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National Library of Ireland and WB Yeats - Fine Books & Collections Magazine (blog)

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National Library of Ireland and WB Yeats
Fine Books & Collections Magazine (blog)
Winner of the 1923 Noble Prize for literature, Yeats was a major force behind reviving international interest in Irish literature.
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Modern Ireland in 100 Artworks: 1931 – Guests of the Nation, by Frank O'Connor - Irish Times

Modern Ireland in 100 Artworks: 1931 – Guests of the Nation, by Frank O'Connor - Irish Times | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
The Cork writer’s stark story compresses into a small frame the bitter truth of conflicts everywhere: if you get to know someone, it gets hard to kill them
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The Boy in the Striped Pyjamas – Chichester, Festival Theatre

The Boy in the Striped Pyjamas – Chichester, Festival Theatre | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
Director: Joe Murphy Adaptation: Angus Murphy from the book by John Boyne Reviewer: Sharon MacDonald-Armitage Anyone who has read John Boyne’s book The Boy in the Striped Pyjamas or seen the film may think the Children’s Touring Partnership’s...
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Lucinda Sly - written and directed by John MacKenna

On March 29th 1835, ten thousand people crammed the streets of Carlow to see the public hanging of Lucinda Sly and John Dempsey. It was to be the last public...
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Some Strange Moon-Henessy New Irish Writing

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Henessy New Irish Writing: A climb into a mountainous South African landscape triggers memories and questions for a father and daughter. But why are there so many butterflies, and where are they going?
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In praise of Elizabeth Bowen, by Derek Hand

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Irish Women Writers: ‘Bowen’s writing exposes the arduousness of being modern. Her art is typified by a linguistic poise echoing her characters’ desire to manage emotion’
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In praise of Paula Meehan, by Maureen Kennelly

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Irish Women Writers: ‘I love her verbal energy and the profound compassion that I find in her work’
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In praise of Eibhlín Dhubh Ní Chonaill, by Declan Kiberd - Irish Times

In praise of Eibhlín Dhubh Ní Chonaill, by Declan Kiberd - Irish Times | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
Irish Women Writers: ‘She invents a new tense, neither past nor present, which is a kind of “women’s time”, rejecting all ideas of authority, power and deference’
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An Irish Bohemian who charmed the Californians - Irish Independent

An Irish Bohemian who charmed the Californians - Irish Independent | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
Ella Young (1867-1956) was a poet and Celtic mythologist who lived two lives, the first 60 years in Ireland and the final 30 in California. She was a mystic, a free spirit and a scholar
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The Lepracaun who lampooned both the Brits and jackeens

The Lepracaun who lampooned both the Brits and jackeens | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
Between 1905 and 1915, The Lepracaun Cartoon Monthly satirised society and politics in Dublin and beyond. And there was no shortage of subjects for lampooning in the Dublin of the time,
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When You Are Old by William Butler Yeats, read by Colin Farrell

There are many versions of this poem. This one has a great voice reading it and the lines on screen, so that speakers of other languages can enjoy it too. Ho...
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Can writing be taught? The proof is in the publications - Irish Times

Can writing be taught? The proof is in the publications - Irish Times | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
Perhaps the question to ask is, do writing courses produce writers? Belinda McKeon, Colin Barrett, Claire Kilroy, Sara Baume, Andrew Fox ... so that’ll be a yes
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Hennessy Literary Awards 2015 - Irish Times

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Books & Literature News, Reviews, Articles and More from The Irish Times, the Definitive Brand of Quality News in Ireland.
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In praise of Maeve Brennan, by Mary O'Donoghue - Irish Times

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Irish Women Writers: ‘She was a pigeon-feeder and hotel-dweller, and I like to think she crossed paths with Nikola Tesla, another quietly lost virtuoso’
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Poem of the Week: “The Finder has Become the Seeker” by Medbh McGuckian

Poem of the Week: “The Finder has Become the Seeker” by Medbh McGuckian | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
We are looking forward to spring coming just around the corner, though a thick layer of new snow is just starting to melt outside.
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A Book Club short story: The Clancy Kid, by Colin Barrett

A Book Club short story: The Clancy Kid, by Colin Barrett | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
Taken from his award-winning short story collection, Young Skins, this month's Irish Times Book Club choice, this is a powerful tale of lost youth in the west of Ireland
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Culture Shock: Putting women’s writing on the wall

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‘The Irish Times’ is publishing a poster of Irish women writers as a rebuke to the familiar men-only Irish Writers version. It’s a joke with a serious point
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In praise of Nuala Ní Dhomhnaill, by Theo Dorgan

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Irish Women Writers: ‘Fearless and daring, her well-loved voice is a steadying force and a challenge as we strive to make sense of the chaos that is life in our times’
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