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100 Years After Dubliners, James Joyce’s Dublin—and Mine

100 Years After Dubliners, James Joyce’s Dublin—and Mine | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
On a bright and blustery morning in February, I stepped out my front door and walked until I reached the north bank of the River Liffey, where I crossed a bridge and stopped in front of a dark gaunt house on Usher’s Island. The house stood a little back from...
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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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Host of Irish talent to put on six plays in just 24 hours - Independent.ie

Host of Irish talent to put on six plays in just 24 hours - Independent.ie | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
The crème de la crème of Irish talent are gearing up to produce and present six short plays in 24 hours for the Abbey Theatre.
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NPR interview with John Boyne-'History Of Loneliness' Explores The Complexity Of Priest Sex Abuse

NPR interview with John Boyne-'History Of Loneliness' Explores The Complexity Of Priest Sex Abuse | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
A History of Loneliness addresses the difficult subject of child sexual abuse by Catholic priests. NPR's Rachel Martin speaks with author John Boyne about his novel.
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Read Mary O'Donoghue's Story Longlisted for the Sunday Times EFG Short Story Award 2015

Read Mary O'Donoghue's Story Longlisted for the Sunday Times EFG Short Story Award 2015 | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
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Read “The Ways” by Colin Barrett longlisted for the Sunday Times EFG Short Story Award

Read “The Ways” by Colin Barrett longlisted for the Sunday Times EFG Short Story Award | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
New fiction by Colin Barrett: “Off school, and drinking when she liked: Pell had Nick under her thumb.”
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Risky jump from page to stage for these two Irish tales - Independent.ie

Risky jump from page to stage for these two Irish tales - Independent.ie | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
Two great Irish coming-of-age novels are about to hit theatres - Eimear McBride's A Girl Is A Half-Formed Thing and James Joyce's A Portrait Of The Artist As A Young Man. As adaptations
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Three Irish authors on £30,000 Sunday Times EFG Short Story Award longlist

Three Irish authors on £30,000 Sunday Times EFG Short Story Award  longlist | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
Colin Barrett, Joseph O’Neill and Mary O’Donoghue in running for world’s richest short story prize
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Frank O'Connor's Oration at W.B. Yeats's Grave - RTÉ Archives

Frank O'Connor's Oration at W.B. Yeats's Grave - RTÉ Archives | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
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Fred Stenson's curator insight, Today, 12:30 PM

I tried to find a Canadian collection, and there probably is one out there that I did not find, but my own Canadian connection is that "Guests of the Nation" was in a junior high school collection we read from and was probably the first great short story I read. FS

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Flann’s Yer Only Man – Theatre@36, Dublin

Flann’s Yer Only Man – Theatre@36, Dublin | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
Writer and performer: Val O’Donnell Director: Terry O’Dea Reviewer: Laura Marriott Theatre@36 is in the basement of a beautiful Georgian property in Parnell Square. The stage is square and nestles amongst the comfortable seating.
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The Blue Bible by Jane Clark - Irish Times

The Blue Bible by Jane Clark  - Irish Times | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
The Blue Bible Irish Times Twice shortlisted for the Hennessy Literary Awards, she won the Listowel Writer's Week Poetry Collection Prize (2014), the Trocaire/Poetry Ireland Competition (2014), Poems for Patience (2013), iYeats (2010) and Listowel...
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‘When all the others were away at Mass’ by Seamus Heaney | RTÉ – Poem for Ireland shortlist

‘When all the others were away at Mass’ by Seamus Heaney  |  RTÉ – Poem for Ireland shortlist | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
3 When all the others were away at Mass I was all hers as we peeled potatoes. They broke the silence, let fall one by
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Eavan Boland:Quarantine | RTÉ – Poem for Ireland shortlist

Eavan Boland:Quarantine  |  RTÉ – Poem for Ireland shortlist | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
In the worst hour of the worst season [indent] of the worst year of a whole people a man set out from the workhouse with
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Sean O'Riordain:Fill Arís | RTÉ – Poem for Ireland shortlist

Sean O'Riordain:Fill Arís  |  RTÉ – Poem for Ireland shortlist | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
Fág Gleann na nGealt thoir, Is a bhfuil d’aois seo ár dTiarna i d’fhuil, Dún d’intinn ar ar tharla Ó buaileadh Cath Chionn tSáile, Is
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Today in 1878 - Thomas MacDonagh, patriot, poet, critic and scholar, is born in Cloughjordan, Co. Tipperary.

Today in 1878 - Thomas MacDonagh, patriot, poet, critic and scholar, is born in Cloughjordan, Co. Tipperary. | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
'Lament for Thomas MacDonagh' –Francis Ledwidge 'He shall not hear the bittern cry In the wild sky where he is lain, Nor voices of the sweeter birds Above the wailing of the rain… But when the Dark...
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A Dublin museum has saved the belongings of one of Ireland's best writers - thejournal.ie

A Dublin museum has saved the belongings of one of Ireland's best writers - thejournal.ie | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
A civil servant who was a famed author.
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A Girl is a Half-formed Thing, Adapted & Directed by Annie Ryan

A Girl is a Half-formed Thing, Adapted & Directed by Annie Ryan | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
Back by popular demand, the major hit of the 2014 Dublin Theatre Festival, Annie Ryan’s courageous and startling adaptation of Eimear McBride’s award-winning novel returns to Dublin. From the makers of international festival hits including Man of Valour, Freefall, Dubliners and Dublin by Lamplight, Dublin’s celebrated company The Corn Exchange brings to the stage this internationally acclaimed novel. A Girl is a Half-formed Thing follows the inner narrative of a girl from the womb to twenty with vivid intensity and originality. This is a character of astonishing resilience and intelligence, someone determined to make sense of things amidst the crushing Catholicism and deprivation of her Irish childhood. Rebellious, unrelenting, with biting wit and brilliant spark, Eimear McBride writes with an urgency and honesty that is totally electric in performance. Adapted for the stage and directed by Annie Ryan, and featuring award-winning actress Aoife Duffin (Moone Boy), A Girl is a…
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Read “The Referees” by Joseph O'Neill longlisted for the Sunday Times EFG Short Story Award 2015

Read “The Referees” by Joseph O'Neill longlisted for the Sunday Times EFG Short Story Award 2015 | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
Fiction by Joseph O’Neill. “There are a lot of ethical, pleasant, and dependable people notionally out there. It’s intimidating, frankly.”
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Noone's approach is more muted but still potent in 'The Second Girl' - Boston Globe

Noone's approach is more muted but still potent in 'The Second Girl' - Boston Globe | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
It’s been six years since Ronan Noone last unveiled a new, full-length drama in Boston. For admirers of this exceptionally talented playwright, that’s too long.
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A man and his one-eyed dog face the world - Irish Independent

A man and his one-eyed dog face the world - Irish Independent | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
This much-anticipated debut novel by award-winning short story writer Sara Baume from Cork is the story of one man and his dog. But it is that and so much more.
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Watch:DA by Hugh Leonard at Irish Repertory Theatre

Set in Dublin in the 1960s, Da is Hugh Leonard's Tony-winning classic memory play. Charlie returns to his childhood home after his father's funeral only to f...
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From the archive, 5 March 1928: Mr Yeats's new poems

From the archive, 5 March 1928: Mr Yeats's new poems | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
Originally published in the Manchester Guardian on 5 March 1928:There has always been a greater concentration of personality in Mr Yeats's poetry than in any other of its time
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Ireland's heroine who had sex in her baby's tomb - BBC News

Ireland's heroine who had sex in her baby's tomb - BBC News | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
Maud Gonne's grief over a child whose death at the age of two, inspired an unpublished poem by W B Yeats.
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W. B. Yeats Easter 1916 | RTÉ – Poem for Ireland shortlist

W. B. Yeats Easter 1916  |  RTÉ – Poem for Ireland shortlist | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
I have met them at close of day Coming with vivid faces From counter or desk among grey Eighteenth-century houses. I have passed with a
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Paula Meehan:The Statue of the Virgin at Granard Speaks | RTÉ – Poem for Ireland shortlist

Paula Meehan:The Statue of the Virgin at Granard Speaks  |  RTÉ – Poem for Ireland shortlist | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
It can be bitter here at times like this, November wind sweeping across the border. Its seeds of ice would cut you to the quick.
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Ailbhe Ni Ghearbhuigh:Filleadh ar an gCathair | RTÉ – Poem for Ireland shortlist

Ailbhe Ni Ghearbhuigh:Filleadh ar an gCathair  |  RTÉ – Poem for Ireland shortlist | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
Anocht ag filleadh dom, blaisim allas na cathrach faram. Deas liom a taiseacht. Preabann an Aimsir Láithreach gan aire ó gach balla i mbrothall an
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Dublin by Louis MacNeice| RTÉ – Poem for Ireland shortlist

Dublin  by Louis MacNeice|  RTÉ – Poem for Ireland shortlist | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
Grey brick upon brick, Declamatory bronze On sombre pedestals - O'Connell, Grattan, Moore - And the brewery tugs and the swans On the balustraded stream
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