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Up-to-Date Coverage of The World of Irish Literature
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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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Graham Norton ‘wasted on TV’: John Boyne reviews his new novel

Graham Norton ‘wasted on TV’: John Boyne reviews his new novel | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
It’s possible that Norton has been wasted on TV all these years.
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Answer to a Questionnaire by Tara Bergin | Poetry Ireland

Answer to a Questionnaire by Tara Bergin | Poetry Ireland | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
Read Answer to a Questionnaire by Tara Bergin, from Issue 118 of Poetry Ireland Review
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Canal Bank Misadventure: Patrick Kavanagh on the Grand Canal - HeadStuff

Canal Bank Misadventure: Patrick Kavanagh on the Grand Canal - HeadStuff | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
Patrick Kavanagh is well known for his love of the canal, but it was also the site of one of his near death experiences writes Literature ed Conor O'Donovan
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Five wishes for Irish children’s theatre

Five wishes for Irish children’s theatre | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
Leading lights in a vital but underappreciated sector wave an imaginary wand
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2017 Strokestown International Poetry Festival Competitions Open for Entry | Poetry Ireland

2017 Strokestown International Poetry Festival Competitions Open for Entry | Poetry Ireland | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
RT @poetryireland: Excellent prizes for English and Irish poems in the Strokestown Int Competition, deadline Dec 1 https://t.co/xT2uBvLqZI
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LINGO Festival - Volunteer Sign-up Form 2016

LINGO Festival - Volunteer Sign-up Form 2016 | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
LINGO is a not-for-profit festival which relies on the continued support of our amazing and generous volunteers.
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Goldsmiths Prize 2016: women writers dominate the shortlist

Goldsmiths Prize 2016: women writers dominate the shortlist | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
The former winner Eimear McBride, Rachel Cusk and Deborah Levy are all in the running for the £10,000 prize.
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RTE: Irish authors short-listed for Goldsmiths Prize

RTE: Irish authors short-listed for Goldsmiths Prize | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
The Irish authors Eimear McBride and Mike McCormack and the Irish-Canadian writer Anakana Schofield have been short-listed for the Goldsmiths Prize for fiction. The prize, which awards "boldly original fiction", is worth £10,000 sterling.
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Martin John by Anakana Schofield shortlisted for The Goldsmiths Prize

Martin John by Anakana Schofield shortlisted for The Goldsmiths Prize | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
The Goldsmiths Prize was established in 2013 to celebrate the qualities of creative daring associated with the University and to reward fiction that breaks the mould or opens up new possibilities for the novel form.
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‘It beats playing the bitch, the bimbo or the psycho’-Lisa Dwan on why she swapped TV soap roles for Samuel Beckett

‘It beats playing the bitch, the bimbo or the psycho’-Lisa Dwan on why she swapped TV soap roles for Samuel Beckett | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
Lisa Dwan on why she swapped TV soap roles for Samuel Beckett
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An Irish Roadtrip Weekend In and Around County Sligo Experienced Through the Life and Poetry of W.B. Yeats | Sidewalk Safari

An Irish Roadtrip Weekend In and Around County Sligo Experienced Through the Life and Poetry of W.B. Yeats | Sidewalk Safari | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
Explore Sligo, Ireland (aka Yeats Country) and discover the poetry of W.B. Yeats in the process. A photo-rich blog post by Dublin-based travel blogger, Jennifer (aka Dr. J
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First Look: Inside the stunning new Seamus Heaney HomePlace - with video

First Look: Inside the stunning new Seamus Heaney HomePlace - with video | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
A brilliant new building has opened in Bellaghy, Co. Derry, celebrating the life and work of Seamus Heaney.
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Spare and Found Parts review: adventures in a post-apocalyptic Dublin by Sarah Maria Griffin

Spare and Found Parts review: adventures in a post-apocalyptic Dublin by Sarah Maria Griffin | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
It’s a pity Sarah Maria Griffin’s imaginative young adult debut never quite hits its stride
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Echoland by Joe Joyce is the chosen title for Dublin: One City One Book 2017 - Dublin One City One Book

Echoland by Joe Joyce is the chosen title for Dublin: One City One Book 2017 - Dublin One City One Book | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
Dublin City Council’s Public Library Service is delighted to announce that Echoland by Joe Joyce, published by Liberties Press, is the Dublin: One City One Book choice for 2017. Lord Mayor Brendan Carr said “I am very pleased that Echoland by Joe Joyce has been chosen for ‘Dublin: One City One Book’ 2017. I am …
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Mozart and the Bard headline 59th Dublin Theatre Festival

Mozart and the Bard headline 59th Dublin Theatre Festival | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
‘Don Giovanni’, ‘A Midsummer Night’s Dream’ and ‘The Seagull’ on the bill for 2016
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To BA or not to BA: writers explore the merits of an arts degree

To BA or not to BA: writers explore the merits of an arts degree | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
Is an arts degree still worth doing? A host of writers explain what they got out of it
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Oscar Wilde exhibition celebrating 'insolence incarnate' opens in Paris

Oscar Wilde exhibition celebrating 'insolence incarnate' opens in Paris | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
Tribute to Anglo-Irish playwright features 200 exhibits including photographs, paintings and manuscripts
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Irish Arts Center Holds Children's Literature Festival

Irish Arts Center Holds Children's Literature Festival | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
Midtown Manhattan, NY - The festival is all day Sunday and offers activities for all ages.
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Goldsmiths prize shortlists - Eimear McBride is in contention for a second time

Goldsmiths prize shortlists - Eimear McBride is in contention for a second time | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
Eimear McBride is in contention for a second time, alongside five other novels including Deborah Levy’s Booker-nominated Hot Milk
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Three Irish authors on £10,000 Goldsmiths Prize shortlist

Three Irish authors on £10,000 Goldsmiths Prize shortlist | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
Bookmarks: Books are my Bag; An Evening for Book Lovers; Echoland is Dublin: One City One Book choice; IMRAM Irish language literature festival
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Solar Bones Shortlisted for The Goldsmiths Prize | Tramp Press

Solar Bones Shortlisted for The Goldsmiths Prize | Tramp Press | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
Independent Irish Publisher
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Event: New Wave of Women in Irish Crime Fiction at the Los Gatos Festival

Running from October 6th to 9th, the Los Gatos Festival is a California-set festival ‘in the tradition of Ireland’s famous Writers’ Week i
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