The Irish Literary Times
368.1K views | +234 today
Follow
 
Scooped by Gerard Beirne
onto The Irish Literary Times
Scoop.it!

My hero: Eimear McBride on James Joyce

My hero: Eimear McBride on James Joyce | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
The winner of the first Bailey's women's prize for fiction on how Joyce changed her lifeJoyce really set my universe on its end. Reading Ulysses changed everything I thought about language, and everything I understood about what a book could do.
more...
No comment yet.
The Irish Literary Times
Up-to-Date Coverage of The World of Irish Literature
Curated by Gerard Beirne
Your new post is loading...
Your new post is loading...
Scooped by Gerard Beirne
Scoop.it!

The Irish Literary Times

The Irish Literary Times | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it

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...”.

 

http://www.gerardbeirne.com

more...
Janet Fraser's comment, June 9, 2013 8:34 PM
Congratulations, Gerard. That's great.
Scooped by Gerard Beirne
Scoop.it!

Launch of Siobhán Campbell’s Heat Signature | Poetry Ireland

Launch of Siobhán Campbell’s Heat Signature | Poetry Ireland | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
Thanks Irish Poetry Archive @UCDLibrary @UCDPoetry for the great work you do! All welcme launch @poetryireland rsvp https://t.co/11iLhVFA4o https://t.co/dbuPpWDzJN
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Gerard Beirne
Scoop.it!

Michael Collins and Lost Souls: Blazing a trail

Michael Collins and Lost Souls: Blazing a trail | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
Like Michael Collins, Paul Perry went to the US on a running scholarship before becoming a writer. He explains why he rates him so highly
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Gerard Beirne
Scoop.it!

‘It captures a time before Dad became a public figure’: at home with Seamus Heaney

‘It captures a time before Dad became a public figure’: at home with Seamus Heaney | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
Catherine Heaney remembers gatecrashing her poet father’s kitchen photoshoot
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Gerard Beirne
Scoop.it!

8 Short Book Reviews

8 Short Book Reviews | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
  Sara Baume - A Line Made By Walking There is always a trepidation when you are handed the second novel by an author whose first one you came across, read and were genuinely astonished by. You hope against hope that the author isn't a one trick pony and that they'll disappoint you with a…
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Gerard Beirne
Scoop.it!

Irish Writers and Culture

Irish Writers and Culture | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
Related posts: Finding Films Holiday Books Call Up Magical Memories A Person’s a Person No Matter How Small-Dr. Seuss Arts and Crafts at Clermont
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Gerard Beirne
Scoop.it!

Irish literary giant coming to Babel - The Buffalo News

Irish literary giant coming to Babel - The Buffalo News | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
Like wine, 86-year-old Irish author Edna OBrien seems to get better with age.

OBriens latest novel, The Little Red Chairs, is her masterpiece, accordi…
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Gerard Beirne
Scoop.it!

Niamh Boyce: Finally... & A Workshop

Niamh Boyce: Finally... & A Workshop | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
Just back to blogging, after a bit of a hiatus, with some bits of news... the  final draft of my novel has just been (finally, finally!
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Gerard Beirne
Scoop.it!

28 of the most 28 of the most powerful lines of poetry ever written powerful lines of poetry ever written

28 of the most 28 of the most powerful lines of poetry ever written powerful lines of poetry ever written | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
the
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Gerard Beirne
Scoop.it!

Former seafront home of legendary playwright Oscar Wilde goes up for sale in Ireland - Irish Post

Former seafront home of legendary playwright Oscar Wilde goes up for sale in Ireland - Irish Post | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
The Strand Hotel & Bar, originally known as the Elsinore, was built by the parents of Oscar Wilde in the 1860s and is now on the market.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Gerard Beirne
Scoop.it!

Jesus, Navan and Joseph - John MacKenna

Jesus, Navan and Joseph - John MacKenna | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
‘Life goes on for those left behind. There is no right or wrong way, only the act of survival’: John MacKenna on Once We Sang Like Other Men, a modern take on the 12 Apostles
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Gerard Beirne
Scoop.it!

The Secret Scripture – Film Review

The Secret Scripture – Film Review | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
The Secret Scripture - Film Review by Pat V. Director: Jim Sheridan Writers: Sebastian Barry (based on the novel by), Jim Sheridan Stars: Rooney Mara, Theo James, Aidan Turner Based on Sebastian Barry's 2008 prize winning novel, The Secret Scripture is the story of Roseanne McNulty, an elderly woman confined for most of her life…
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Gerard Beirne
Scoop.it!

Crime pays, from academia to bestseller lists

Crime pays, from academia to bestseller lists | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
Trinity College Dublin founded the world’s first MPhil in Popular Literature while crime writers are at the cutting edge of fiction as well as topping the charts
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Gerard Beirne
Scoop.it!

‘Irish Times’ Poetry Now Award won by Paddy Bushe

‘Irish Times’ Poetry Now Award won by  Paddy Bushe | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
Dublin-born poet wins €2,000 prize for his collection ‘On A Turning Wing’
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Gerard Beirne
Scoop.it!

Slipping by John Toomey review: a novel take on murder

Slipping by John Toomey review:  a novel take on murder | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
There’s nothing generic about John Toomey’s story of a teacher who kills his wife
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Gerard Beirne
Scoop.it!

Winner of Seamus Heaney Award for New Writing Announced

Winner of Seamus Heaney Award for New Writing Announced | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
Congratulations to Glen Wilson (pictured left), winner of the 2017 Seamus Heaney Award for New Writing, presented at Seamus Heaney HomePlace. The award was announced alongside the launch of the new…
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Gerard Beirne
Scoop.it!

Vertigo nominated for Edge Hill University Short Story Prize | Tramp Press

Vertigo nominated for Edge Hill University Short Story Prize | Tramp Press | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
Independent Irish Publisher
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Gerard Beirne
Scoop.it!

Razor-sharp, affectionate take on founding of national theatre

Razor-sharp,  affectionate take on founding of national theatre | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
Corn Exchange’s marvellous, witty creation brings house down at the Abbey
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Gerard Beirne
Scoop.it!

Belfast Girls Canadian premiere in White Rock

Belfast Girls Canadian premiere in White Rock | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
Image from Peninsula Productions Recently developed at the National Theatre in London, Jaki McCarrick's powerful play had its Canadia
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Gerard Beirne
Scoop.it!

The New Yorker: Frank Ormsby audio “Visiting the Grave”

Poetry: “We visit your grave on week-days, you who dressed / the ordinary week-day in its Sunday best.”
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Gerard Beirne
Scoop.it!

North West Words Submissions

North West Words Submissions | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
Emergingwriter blogs about writing mainly in Ireland. Kate Dempsey writes short stories, poetry and prose and runs the Poetry Divas.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Gerard Beirne
Scoop.it!

Vampirella: New Life in Old Stories libretto by Katy Hayes, composer Siobhan Cleary

Vampirella: New Life in Old Stories libretto by Katy Hayes, composer Siobhan Cleary | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
The complete online writing magazine
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Gerard Beirne
Scoop.it!

Bloomsday Montreal Festival 2017

Bloomsday Montreal Festival 2017 | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
Walking tours, films, music, talks and conversations that unpack the novels of James Joyce and explore the rich, storied culture of the Irish in Montréal.
more...
No comment yet.