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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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Six of the best: Not the Booker prize shortlist revealed

Six of the best: Not the Booker prize shortlist revealed | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
The votes have all been counted … and my head hurts. Now I hope you’ll join me in reading your chosen six – and perhaps become one of our chosen three (judges)
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Bill Scott-Kerr on John Boyne: ‘He has never delivered on time: he is always early’

Bill Scott-Kerr on John Boyne: ‘He has never delivered on time: he is always early’ | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
Authors and editors: John Boyne: ‘I have many friends who have combative relationships with their editors and it’s impossible to have such a dynamic with Bill’
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Touble with a Capital T - Horslips / Holy Ghosts & Paul Muldoon - YouTube

The Marketplace Theatre, Armagh. Johnny Fean, Barry Devlin & Jim Lockhart - Horslips Paddy Goodwin & Paul Callaghan - Holy Ghosts And Paul Muldoon
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How a graveside call to arms changed the fate of a nation

How a graveside call to arms changed the fate of a nation | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
On 29 June 1915 Jeremiah O'Donovan Rossa died in St Vincent's Hospital, Staten Island. His life was dedicated to the cause of Irish independence, a cause for which he had suffered impri
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Public given chance to take virtual tour of £3.8m Seamus Heaney centre in Bellaghy

Public given chance to take virtual tour of £3.8m Seamus Heaney centre in Bellaghy | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
Members of the public are being offered an opportunity to get a sneak peek at the new Seamus Heaney centre in Bellaghy.
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Curationism review by Rob Doyle: the rise of critics, collapse of critical thinking

Curationism review by Rob Doyle: the rise of critics, collapse of critical thinking | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
This stimulating, exasperated study charts the rise of the be-all, end-all, know-all in the field of art, though the author tends to see the notion of ‘curationism’ everywhere, from choosing lunch to getting divorced
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Noel Monahan - A Language For Landscapes

Noel Monahan - A Language For Landscapes | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
Article in PDF (Download) A Language For Landscapes by celebrated Irish poet Noel Monahan There are a myriad ways of defining landscape. I hope in this short essay “A Language for Landscapes” to ta...
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Fictional 'Miss Emily' feels true to Dickinson's character - The Recorder

Fictional 'Miss Emily' feels true to Dickinson's character - The Recorder | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
Emily Dickinson, whose poetry was known by very few in her lifetime, has probably never been more popular than she
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WAMC Public Radio Nuala O'Connor - Miss Emily

WAMC Public Radio  Nuala O'Connor - Miss Emily | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
What most people know about Emily Dickinson’s life is this: she was a poet, reclusive, wore white, and came from a well to do family. But, one fact that
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Belfast's Lyric Theatre cast as villain after it emerges new play will feature ... - Belfast Telegraph

Belfast's Lyric Theatre cast as villain after it emerges new play will feature ... - Belfast Telegraph | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
Belfast's Lyric Theatre has come under fire after it was revealed that its cast for a high-profile revival of one of Brian Friel's most popular plays has no locally-based actors in it.
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Fred Johnston - Three Poems

Fred Johnston - Three Poems | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
Fred Johnston was born in Belfast. He is director of the Western Writers' Centre, based in Galway. He also reviews poetry for Books Ireland. He founded Galway's Cúirt festival in 1986. His recent w...
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In praise of Anne Haverty by Manchán Magan

In praise of Anne Haverty by Manchán Magan | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
Irish women writers: ‘A skilled wordsmith capable of wielding an inked scalpel to delightful and dastardly effect’
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Happy Days on bleak sets and Beckett gets schooled

Happy Days on bleak sets and Beckett gets schooled | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
Enniskillen – home of the Beckett festival – offers settings that match the desolate emotional atmosphere of his work
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RTE ArchivesJ.P. Donleavy The Ginger Man Talks About His Writings

RTE ArchivesJ.P. Donleavy The Ginger Man Talks About His Writings | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
In 'Over the Barricades' Peter MacNiff talks to writer J.P. Donleavy about his writings.
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Read the iYeats Poetry Competition 2015 Winners - Hawk's Well Theatre Sligo

Read the iYeats Poetry Competition 2015 Winners - Hawk's Well Theatre Sligo | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
Read the winning and highly commended poems from the iYeats Poetry Competition 15
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New benjamin Black book:Quirke back doing the right thing in ‘mean and mendacious’ city

New benjamin Black book:Quirke back doing the right thing in ‘mean and mendacious’ city | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
Declan Burke reviews the best new crime fiction including a new Benjamin Black book
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Dead Hens for Broken Eggs - Irish Times

Dead Hens for Broken Eggs - Irish Times | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
The Irish Times invited four fiction writers to respond to the theme of Exile. Sara Baume’s story will be followed throughout August by new work from Kevin Barry, Colm Tóibín and Belinda McKeon.
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Ellen O'Leary: Irish Woman Poet

Ellen O'Leary: Irish Woman Poet | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
Ellen O'Leary (1831 - 1889) was born in Tipperary. She was a committed Fenian and sister of John O'Leary the Fenian leader. She contribute to The Nation, The Irish Monthly and other journals of the...
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‘The Dream Clock’ and other visual poetry by Susan Connolly

‘The Dream Clock’ and other visual poetry by Susan Connolly | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
Susan Connolly’s first collection of poetry For the Stranger was published by the Dedalus Press in 1993. She was awarded the Patrick and Katherine Kavanagh Fellowship in Poetry in 2001.
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In Pics… London Issue Launch of ‘The Stinging Fly’

In Pics… London Issue Launch of ‘The Stinging Fly’ | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
 
Irish minstrel Larry Beau. Photo – Malcolm McNally THE LONDON Irish Centre was the venue for the launch of a special London themed issue of the Dublin based literary magazine The Stinging Fly, which has been publishing new writers and new writing...
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This Lime Tree Bower By Conor McPherson - Washington City Paper

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Washington City Paper
This Lime Tree Bower By Conor McPherson
Washington City Paper
The play's extended monologue structure is a relatively common one in Irish theater, based on the tradition of the Irish shanachie, or storyteller.
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The World Adventures of a Niamh: Lost Between : Writings on Displacement an anthology

The World Adventures of a Niamh: Lost Between : Writings on Displacement an anthology | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
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