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Russian classic takes English accent - Brian Friel

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Irish playwright Brian Friel brings together an eclectic mix of acting talent for his stage adaptation of one of the great novels of 19th-Century Russia, Fathers and Sons at London's Donmar Warehouse.
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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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'The Murdered Cousin' by Sheridan Le Fanu | berfrois

'The Murdered Cousin' by Sheridan Le Fanu | berfrois | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
My mother died when I was an infant, and of her I have no recollection, even the faintest. By her death my education was left solely to the direction of my surviving parent. He entered upon his task with a stern appreciation of the responsibility thus cast upon him. My religious instruction was prosecuted with an almost exaggerated anxiety; and I had, of course, the best masters to perfect me in all those accomplishments which my station and wealth might seem to require.
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An Interview With the Designer Who Made the Most Awesome Book Cover of the Summer

An Interview With the Designer Who Made the Most Awesome Book Cover of the Summer | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
The stories in Forensic Songs, Irish author Mike McCormack’s second short-story collection, are all marked by a sense of being lost in time, as characters struggle to shield themselves from forgotten pasts and the encroachment of a technologically advanced future. The cover of Soho Press’ first American printing of Forensic...
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Review of Michael Longley's new collection: Looking backwards and forwards as the wild whoopers call

Review of Michael Longley's new collection: Looking backwards and forwards as the wild whoopers call | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
In his new collection, Michael Longley celebrates extended family and friends – and his Co Mayo “home-from-homeland”
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Royal Irish Academy | Academy in the News | Commemorating the first anniversary of Seamus Heaney MRIA 1939-2013

Royal Irish Academy | Academy in the News | Commemorating the first anniversary of Seamus Heaney MRIA 1939-2013 | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
The Royal Irish Academy, the academy for the sciences and humanities for the whole of Ireland will vigorously promote excellence in scholarship, recognise achievements in learning, direct research programmes and undertake its own research projects, particularly in areas relating to Ireland and its heritage.
It will reflect upon, advise on and contribute to public debate and public policy formation on issues of major interest in science, technology and culture.
It will continue to offer an independent forum to Irish scholars, it will provide a network of support for scholarly disciplines through its network of national committees and commissions, it will maintain and enhance its unique library, it will publish scholarly papers and it will represent the world of Irish learning internationally.
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To Seamus Heaney in Heaven by Iggy McGovern

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Shining City and Molly By Conor McPherson (Shining City) and George O'Brien ... - Washington City Paper

Shining City and Molly By Conor McPherson (Shining City) and George O'Brien ... - Washington City Paper | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
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Shining City and Molly By Conor McPherson (Shining City) and George O'Brien ...
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Colin Barrett blazing a trail with short stories - Irish Examiner

Colin Barrett blazing a trail with short stories - Irish Examiner | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
Colin Barrett blazing a trail with short stories Irish Examiner While O'Connor has been a touchstone for American writers of the last 40 years and more, his shadow falls in a less direct way on some of the Irish short story writers who have been...
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Martina's bewitching tale of Ireland's Salem lands film deal - Independent.ie

Martina's bewitching tale of Ireland's Salem lands film deal - Independent.ie | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
A major deal has been struck for the film rights to Irish Independent columnist and author Martina Devlin's latest novel, The House Where It Happened.
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Poem of the Week: "Persephone Suffering from SAD" by Nuala Ní Dhomhnaill

Poem of the Week: "Persephone Suffering from SAD" by Nuala Ní Dhomhnaill | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
Nuala Ní Dhomhnaill's The Water Horse is a particular gem because of the collaboration of three great female Irish poets; Ní Dhomhnaill's poems are in Irish, with English translations by Eiléan Ní ...
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New stamp commemorates the late Séamus Heaney

New stamp commemorates the late  Séamus Heaney | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
Nobel laureate’s family ‘immensely moved’ by gesture
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The Irish Poet and the Natural World

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The Irish Poet and the Natural World: An Anthology of Verse in English from the Tudors to the Romantics. Cork University Press, 2014. 430 pages, ISBN: 9781782050643 This annotated anthology of poem...
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Clare by John MacKenna | Review | Historical Novels Review

Clare by John MacKenna | Review | Historical Novels Review | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
This is a new edition of a book that was published in 1994. It recounts the life of John Clare, poet and naturalist, and is…
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Backing for naming of road named after local literary giant Diarmaid Ó Suilleabháin

Backing for naming of road named after local literary giant Diarmaid Ó Suilleabháin | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
Backing for naming of road after ó Suilleabháin
Gorey Guardian
'Ó Suilleabháin was widely regarded by his contemporaries as a literary giant and one of the most innovative Irish-language authors to emerge in the 1960s,' she added.
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Dr PAT HARROLD WINS 2014 AINDREAS MCENTEE PRIZE | Irish Medical Writers

Dr PAT HARROLD WINS 2014 AINDREAS MCENTEE PRIZE | Irish Medical Writers | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
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Do Mhike Ceárna, Blascaodach Springfield, Samhain 2013 - Do Mhike Ceárna, Blascaodach Springfield, Samhain 201 Louis dePaor

Do Mhike Ceárna, Blascaodach Springfield, Samhain 2013 - Do Mhike Ceárna, Blascaodach Springfield, Samhain 201  Louis dePaor | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
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New Short Story: Deus Absconditus by Mary Costello

New Short Story: Deus Absconditus by Mary Costello | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
Short story: Mary Costello’s story for our This Means War series marking the centenary of the start of the first World War
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Wake Up (in memory of Seamus Heaney) by Adrian Rice

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Irish Studies South | Georgia Southern University

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Trevor Conway – Preview of the second Oscar Wilde Festival, Galway (September 5th-7th)

Trevor Conway – Preview of the second Oscar Wilde Festival, Galway (September 5th-7th) | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
Preview of the second Oscar Wilde Festival, Galway (September 5th-7th) By Trevor Conway Oscar Wilde, Lady Gaga and David Bowie – what’s the connection? Well, there could be many, you might say.
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Remembering Seamus Heaney, who died a year ago today

Remembering Seamus Heaney, who died a year ago today | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
Here’s a collection of art inspired by the beloved poet…
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Mary O’Donnell privilege of inventing things from within her own head

Mary O’Donnell privilege of inventing things from within her  own head | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
‘It is a simple contract with yourself, so be true to it’
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SKIN AND BARE IT: Frank O'Connor award 'buys you validation,' saysColin Barrett

SKIN AND BARE IT: Frank O'Connor award 'buys you validation,' saysColin Barrett | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
It’d take more than a €25,000 prize and a looming football semi-final to distract Young Skins author Colin Barrett from the task of writing, says Marjorie Brennan
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Galway Independent | Why we need a Western Writers' Centre

Galway Independent | Why we need a Western Writers' Centre | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
Galway news from Galway Ireland, from Galway's favourite weekly newspaper.
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'Waiting for Godot' at Origin's 1st Irish Festival - New York Times

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New York Times 'Waiting for Godot' at Origin's 1st Irish Festival New York Times Other highlights of 1st Irish are the United States premieres of “Boys and Girls,” a series of interconnected monologues about four characters on a crazy night out in...
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Sheridan Le Fanu

Google has marked the 200th birthday of Irish Gothic horror writer Sheridan le Fanu with a black and white Doodle on its homepage depicting a ghostly figure looming over a sleeping woman.
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