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Review: Conservatory // Abbey Theatre

Review: Conservatory // Abbey Theatre | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
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Michael West’s Conservatory, showing at the Abbey Theatre’s neglected sister stage, the Peacock, is an intriguing piece of new Irish writing.
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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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Local author joins international voices at Wild Atlantic writing retreat - Mid Ulster Mail

Local author joins international voices at Wild Atlantic writing retreat - Mid Ulster Mail | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
Critically acclaimed local authors will be leading a creative writing retreat with a difference this summer on Ireland’s famous Wild Atlantic Way.
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Theatre: A hymn to word-power - Independent.ie

Theatre: A hymn to word-power - Independent.ie | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
Martin McDonagh's The Pillowman dates from 2003, the same year in which The Lieutenant of Inishmore premiered.
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The Glorious Heresies by Lisa McInerney, review: 'powerful'

The Glorious Heresies by Lisa McInerney, review: 'powerful' | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
Elena Seymenliyska applauds Lisa McInerney's spectacular state-of-the-nation novel set in Cork's seedy underworld
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The Millions : What It Is to Be Alone: The Millions Interviews Anne Enright

The Millions : What It Is to Be Alone: The Millions Interviews Anne Enright | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
@The_Millions has an amazing interview with Laureate of Irish Fiction Anne Enright. Have to read The Green Road now. http://t.co/pIy6HA8zwM

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Joyce on Film launching Bloomsday are looking for new Irish filmmakers

Joyce on Film launching Bloomsday are looking for new Irish filmmakers | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
I'm on the lookout for new Irish filmmaking talent for our 'Joyce on Film' series. We're now accepting applications from all actors and filmmakers in every area of production for our new anthology film series. The project will see many of the stories from James Joyces Dubliners and beyond updated to a contemporary setting. We've completed the first installment 'Two Gallants' which I produced, directed and acted in and we have two more stories in pre production. To help promote the series our company Rose Finn Films will launch 'Two Gallants' free to view worldwide on
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Edna O’Brien: By the Book

Edna O’Brien: By the Book | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
The author, most recently, of “The Love Object” says Joyce staked his claim on Dublin, and it was left to Yeats, J. M. Synge and Beckett “to give us the landscape of the country in all its beauty, savagery, ghostliness and loneliness.”
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Not Secrets But Mysteries: Seamus Heaney's Clearances by Safia Moore - Honest Ulsterman

Not Secrets But Mysteries: Seamus Heaney's Clearances by Safia Moore - Honest Ulsterman | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
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Kevin Curran on why he wrote Irish literature's first black hero

Kevin Curran on why he wrote Irish literature's first black hero | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
As a teacher I saw how African students were being excluded from our national literature simply by being ignored by it. We write brilliantly about being an emigrant but don’t write at all about the immigrant
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Belfast Noir, edited by Adrian McKinty and Stuart Neville: Not that dark up North

Belfast Noir, edited by Adrian McKinty and  Stuart Neville: Not that dark up North | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
A fascinating if uneven showcase of impressive Northern Ireland crime writers, says Declan Burke
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Conor McPherson's The Weir to Return to Irish Repertory Theatre - TheaterMania.com

TheaterMania.com Conor McPherson's The Weir to Return to Irish Repertory Theatre TheaterMania.com The Irish Repertory Theatre has announced that its acclaimed revival of Conor McPherson's The Weir, directed by Ciarán O'Reilly, will return to New...
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An Interview with Peter Sirr, whose ‘The Rooms’ is shortlisted for the Pigott Poetry Prize

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Peter Sirr, whose poetry collection The Rooms is shortlisted for The Pigott Poetry Prize in association with Listowel Writers’ Week lives in Dublin where he works as a freelance writer and translator.
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In Conversation with Sara Baume

Sara Baume erupted onto the literary scene last year when her story ‘Solesearcher1’ took the 2014 Davy Byrnes Short Story Award. She subsequently won the Hennessy New Irish Writer Award 2015.
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Alas Awake: Seán Mac Erlaine on the inspirations and motivations behind his ... - Irish Times

Alas Awake: Seán Mac Erlaine on the inspirations and motivations behind his ... - Irish Times | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
Seán Mac Erlaine's new work is a site-specific setting of Joyce's 'Finnegans Wake' that melds choral work, collage, improvisation, live electronics and visuals by Donal Dineen.
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Gals ‘Round Galway: The Literary Gifts of Irish Women

Gals ‘Round Galway: The Literary Gifts of Irish Women | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
Throughout Edna O'Brien's new memoir The Country Girl, her distinctive Irish voice, at once lyric and frank, tells the story of a changing Ireland.
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The Paradox of Free Will or how I learned to stop worrying and love the form by Brian Kirk- Honest Ulsterman

The Paradox of Free Will or how I learned to stop worrying and love the form by  Brian Kirk- Honest Ulsterman | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
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A Poet Prepared: Pete Mullineaux looks insightfully at traditional Irish music. Reviewer: Anne Marie Kennedy

A Poet Prepared: Pete Mullineaux looks insightfully at traditional Irish music. Reviewer: Anne Marie Kennedy | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
Anne Marie Kennedy A Poet Prepared: Pete Mullineaux looks insightfully at traditional Irish music. Reviewer: Anne Marie Kennedy The Bristol born, Galway based poet, author and playwright Pete Mulli...
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Africa Day creative writing competition: read the winning entries by primary & secondary pupils and adults

Africa Day creative writing competition: read the winning entries by primary & secondary pupils and adults | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
The Irish Times, in conjunction with Africa Day organisers Irish Aid, held a competition for writing about Africa by primary and secondary pupils and adults. Read what the winners wrote
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Irish Writers of the Fantastic

Irish Writers of the Fantastic | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
On St. Patrick's Day I decided to spend my time not drinking Guinness, but instead promoting Irish Writers of the Fantastic on both Twitter and Facebook. While I'm not convinced there is a "traditi...
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Academy Street by Mary Costello: a round-up of reviews and interviews

Academy Street by Mary Costello: a round-up of reviews and interviews | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
‘I think of tone as a kind of force field around the character that has agency over the narrative’
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The writing ritual: from blank page to Booker contender

The writing ritual: from blank page to Booker contender | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
Doughnuts and cigarettes or blindfold, earmuffs and earplugs? Writers can have odd ways of getting ready for their working day – or night. Gavin Corbett, Christine Dwyer Hickey, Henrietta McKervey, Thomas Morris and Paul Murray take us into their creative worlds
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