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Three Wicklow pupils in final of national writing competition

Three Wicklow pupils in final of national writing competition | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
Three Wicklow pupils – two from the same school - have beaten off just under 10,000 other entrants t...
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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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The Book Quiz: award-winning Irish authors

The Book Quiz: award-winning Irish authors | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
This week's quiz tests your literary knowledge of some of the country's most celebrated authors, from Lady Gregory and Edna O'Brien to Colin Barrett and his award-winning stories
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So Irish it’s almost provocative: The Green Road by Anne Enright review by Belinda McKeon

So Irish it’s almost provocative: The Green Road by Anne Enright review by Belinda McKeon | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
Review: In unnervingly knowing prose, the Booker winner shows she is afraid of nothing
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‘The Mission’ by Rita Ann Higgins

‘The Mission’ by Rita Ann Higgins | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
The Mission
I think of the last time we met
on the prom in Galway.
A sunny day in May
you looked cool in those shades.
You looked taller somehow.
We talked for ages.
You told me about plans
for your mother’s sixtieth.
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Colm Toibin: Family is the bedrock of society and I want to be a part of it

Colm Toibin: Family is the bedrock of society and I want to be a part of it | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
Twenty-five years ago, when I was working for a Dublin newspaper, we decided to do a telephone poll about national support for gay marriage. The questions we drafted were the normal one
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WB Yeats: A man of many phases - Irish Independent

WB Yeats: A man of many phases - Irish Independent | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
The Early Years: 1865-1885 - Born in Sandymount in Dublin on June 13th, 1865 to Susan Mary Pollexfen, who came from a wealthy merchant family in Sligo town, and John Butler Yeats, who i
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Setting Finnegans Wake to Music -Waywords and Meansigns: Recreating Finnegans Wake [in its whole wholume]

Setting Finnegans Wake to Music -Waywords and Meansigns: Recreating Finnegans Wake [in its whole wholume] | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
Finnegans Wake by James Joyce set to Music
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‘You want to kill the woman?’: An extract from ‘The Green Road’, by Anne Enright

‘You want to kill the woman?’: An extract from ‘The Green Road’, by Anne Enright | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
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A house with many lives-Mary Morrissy

A house with many lives-Mary Morrissy | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
    
There’s no historic plaque on the wall of No 20 Lower Dominick Street, but there should be.
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'The Green Road', by Anne Enright - Financial Times

'The Green Road', by Anne Enright - Financial Times | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
For a few short months, very near the end of this book, Rosaleen Madigan becomes easy to love, and thus beguiles her children. For most of it, though, she is a shocker. Snobbish, vain and uncompromisingly self-centred, she is hard even to like.
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Leaning into your world-Afric McGlinchey

Leaning into your world-Afric McGlinchey | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
The Dancer in Residence, Tara Brandel, and a visiting dancer from San Francisco, Kathleen Hermesdorf, performed in Gallery One, incorporating into their movements connections with the exhibited del...
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NYT Review by Belinda McKeon of Mary Costello's ‘Academy Street,’

NYT Review by Belinda McKeon of Mary Costello's ‘Academy Street,’ | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
Mary Costello’s debut novel is an intimate portrait of one Irish immigrant’s life.
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Yeats speaks to all the ages - Irish Independent

Yeats speaks to all the ages - Irish Independent | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
That WB Yeats was the greatest English-language poet of the 20th century is seldom disputed, except perhaps by advocates of TS Eliot.
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Q&A with Nuala Ní Chonchúir – Shortlisted for the Kerry Group Irish Novel of the Year Award 2015

Q&A with Nuala Ní Chonchúir – Shortlisted for the Kerry Group Irish Novel of the Year Award 2015 | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
                    Born in Dublin, Nuala Ní Chonchúir (also known as Nuala O’Connor) is a short story writer, novelist and poet. Her fiction has won
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Contemporary Family Drama with Milwaukee Irish Arts - Express Milwaukee

Contemporary Family Drama with Milwaukee Irish Arts - Express Milwaukee | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
Milwaukee Irish Arts assembles a very talented cast for its production of the contemporary family drama 'Moment' by Deirdre Kinahan
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Diarmaid Ferriter: The ghost of WB Yeats lingers over referendum and beyond - Irish Times

Diarmaid Ferriter: The ghost of WB Yeats lingers over referendum and beyond - Irish Times | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
‘Commemoration of poet’s life and poems will enrich the coming summer’
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Lewis Kenny: Bohemians' Soccer Poet - Irish Examiner

Lewis Kenny: Bohemians' Soccer Poet - Irish Examiner | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
Lewis Kenny made history when Bohemians appointed him the first ever Poet In Residence at a League of Ireland club
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► VIDEO: Christy Brown's personal archive goes on view for the first time in Dublin

► VIDEO: Christy Brown's personal archive goes on view for the first time in Dublin | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
Christy Brown’s personal archive featuring letters, unpublished poetry, artworks and artefacts goes on view in Dublin for the first time at the Little Museum of Dublin. Video: Bryan O'Brien
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'On Elizabeth Bishop’ by Colm Tóibín - The Boston Globe

'On Elizabeth Bishop’ by Colm Tóibín - The Boston Globe | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
Colm Tóibín assembles Elizabeth Bishop’s story from correspondence and poems, and fuses it into a narrative that draws unexpected comparisons between Bishop and writers like James Joyce.
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PARIS TN: Former countian wins award for book about Irish poet Heaney - Paris Post Intelligencer

PARIS TN: Former countian wins award for book about Irish poet Heaney - Paris Post Intelligencer | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
Former Henry Countian Richard Rankin Russell has won the Robert Penn Warren-Cleanth Brooks Award for outstanding literary scholarship and criticism.
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Pond by Claire-Louise Bennett review: a rewarding voyage into the interior - Irish Times

Pond by Claire-Louise Bennett review: a rewarding voyage into the interior - Irish Times | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
A new debut collection from Stinging Fly, rooted in domestic and natural worlds, delivers on its intent
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If the dead could talk, what would they say? The Dirty Dust gives voice to the ... - New Statesman

If the dead could talk, what would they say? The Dirty Dust gives voice to the ... - New Statesman | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
Alan Titley's translation of Máirtín Ó Cadhain's Cré na Cille brings us a novel entirely in dialogue - and set in a graveyard.
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