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Colm Meaney set for Oscar Wilde role - Irish Independent

Colm Meaney set for Oscar Wilde role - Irish Independent | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
Colm Meaney set for Oscar Wilde role Irish Independent Colm, who is primarily based in the US, has flown in for the annual TV contest and will position himself as the poet for four hours while dozens of amateur artists draw and paint him in the...
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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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‘Slam poetry helped me overcome suicidal thoughts’

‘Slam poetry helped me overcome suicidal thoughts’ | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
Ryan Mangan is one of five young people representing Ireland at an international poetry festival.
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Six easy steps on how to beat the daily commute and become an expert on WB Yeats

Six easy steps on how to beat the daily commute and become an expert on WB Yeats | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
IT HAS been poetry in motion this month for the Irish among London’s four million daily Tube commuters – and there’s not a Leaving Cert English paper in sight!
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What makes Roddy Doyle's Barrytown trilogy so enduring?

What makes Roddy Doyle's Barrytown trilogy so enduring? | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
"Doyle's books are credited with giving Dubliners a confidence about the way they spoke and how they saw themselves. And his influence was far-reaching."
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New book traces the history of the limerick

New book traces the history of the limerick | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
LIMERICK is ‘intrinsically linked’ with the five line verse that bears its name, in the same way as Shakespeare is associated with Stratford and Joyce is linked with Dublin.
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Poetry Foundation: Belfast Honors Michael Longley

Poetry Foundation: Belfast Honors Michael Longley | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
The BBC reports that Irish poet, Michael Longley, has been granted “freedom of Belfast.” Longley’s influences include William Butler Yeats, Wilfred Owen, and D.H. Lawrence. His poems frequently address the troubles in Northern Ireland.
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Scéalta Bleachtaireachta : Franco-Irish Literary Festival 2015 on Crime Fiction

Scéalta Bleachtaireachta  :   Franco-Irish Literary Festival 2015 on Crime Fiction | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
With thanks to Philip McGrory Franco-Irish Literary Festival 2015 Focus on: Crime Fiction 25 April & 26 April Admission free – First come basis Thirteen French & Irish crime fiction authors...
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New Banville novel The Blue Guitar due September

New Banville novel The Blue Guitar due September | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
Wexford-born writer John Banville - who won the Man Booker Prize in 2005 for his novel The Sea - will release his his sixteenth novel, The Blue Guitar, this September.
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Getting It Down Right - Éilís Ní Dhuibhne talks Paula McGrath

Getting It Down Right - Éilís Ní Dhuibhne talks Paula McGrath | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it

In an interview, Éilís Ní Dhuibhne talks Paula McGrath about the discipline of writing, writing in different genres, the teaching of creative writing and the differences between tackling a novel and a short story.

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Sarah Clancy Wins Inaugural Irish People’s Poetry Prize

Sarah Clancy Wins Inaugural Irish People’s Poetry Prize | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
  Thrilled to see that Sarah Clancy (featured in Uimhir a Cúig) has just won the inaugural Irish People's Poetry Prize for her poem ‘And Yet We Must Live in these Times’ - a poem on the affect...
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Dublin writer Richard Molloy shortlisted for £10,000 Liverpool Hope Playwriting Prize

Dublin writer Richard Molloy shortlisted for £10,000 Liverpool Hope Playwriting Prize | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
Playwright Richard Molloy A DUBLIN teacher is in line for a £10,000 windfall after his tale of Irish life in Britain was shortlisted in the country’s second biggest playwriting competition.  London-based Liverpool football fan Richard Molloy says...
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The Writer's Room including Paul Muldoon

The Writer's Room including Paul Muldoon | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
Surrounded by photographs, family mementos and the clamor of everyday life, seven authors offer a glimpse into the spaces where they create.
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Eiléan Ní Chuilleanáin poet talks about her latest collection “The Boys Of Bluehill”

Eiléan Ní Chuilleanáin poet talks about her latest collection “The Boys Of Bluehill” | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
The RTÉ Radio Player lets you listen live and catch up on all of the broadcasts and podcasts from the RTÉ family of radio services. Programmes and podcasts are listed on the RTÉ Radio Player for 28 days after broadcast
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Roddy Doyle's Barrytown Trilogy selected for One City One Book - Irish Times

Roddy Doyle's Barrytown Trilogy selected for One City One Book - Irish Times | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
Dublin life has changed little as the books were the product of the recession Doyle says
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Martin Hayes tunes up for Éigse Michael Hartnett

Martin Hayes tunes up for Éigse Michael Hartnett | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
Clare musician Martin Hayes, multi-award winning Limerick author Kevin Barry, poet Peter Fallon and actor Pat Kinevane are amongst the confirmed participants of this year’s Éigse Michael Hartnett i...
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Edge Hill Short Story Prize 2015 long-list revealed - News

Edge Hill Short Story Prize 2015 long-list revealed - News | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
Organisers of the Edge Hill Short Story Prize have revealed an exciting and eclectic long-list for this year’s award.
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In praise of Eilís Dillon, by Robert Dunbar - Irish Times

In praise of Eilís Dillon, by Robert Dunbar - Irish Times | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
Celebrating Irish women writers: ‘she conveys a poetic, often elegiac, sense of place and portrays characters with richness and depth’
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Serca Festival of Irish Theatre returns with a mix of humour and melodrama - St. Albert Gazette

Serca Festival of Irish Theatre returns with a mix of humour and melodrama - St. Albert Gazette | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
The St. Albert Gazette, your source for St. Albert news, events, and community
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Blackstaff Press 'devastated' to have Arts Council funding withdrawn

Blackstaff Press 'devastated' to have Arts Council funding withdrawn | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
Northern Ireland publisher Blackstaff Press  said it is “devastated” to learn its Arts Council funding has been withdrawn and is “absorbing the shock” of the news.
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People’s Poetry Prize give vent to an authentic Irish voice

People’s Poetry Prize give vent to an authentic Irish voice | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
For Joe Horgan the inaugural Irish People’s Poetry Prize 2015 shows there is still hope for Ireland.
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Shadow Poems - Ciaran Carson

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Brought up speaking Irish by a Belfast father who was also immersed in Esperanto, Ciaran Carson has translated the poems of a French writer who said he loved his language so much he could learn no other – yet he appeared familiar with the verse of English peasant poet John Clare.
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Right2Water Demo Galway Nov 1st Sarah Clancy reads" And Yet We Must Live In These Times " - YouTube

Galway Poet Sarah Clancy reads "And Yet We Must Live In These Times " a powerful delivery on the affects of austerity which the crowd could very much relate ...
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Laureate for Irish Fiction Anne Enright Talks Gay Marriage, Writing about Family, and Being a Female Author in Ireland - Gaithersburg Book Festival

Laureate for Irish Fiction Anne Enright Talks Gay Marriage, Writing about Family, and Being a Female Author in Ireland - Gaithersburg Book Festival | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
||||| 0 I Like It! ||||| by Megan Wessell Megan blogs about books at A Bookish Affair. As far as Gaithersburg Book Festival 2015 featured authors go, Anne Enright almost wins the award for the author who will be traveling the furthest.
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