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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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Citizens - San Diego Book Review

Citizens - San Diego Book Review | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
And that too is my beloved Ireland, the broader subject of Kevin Curran's novel Citizens. Ireland, my Ireland; Ireland, your Ireland; Ireland our Ireland, how do we define you?
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Dermot Bolger talks about being the National Museum's first poet-in-residence...

Dermot Bolger talks about being the National Museum's first poet-in-residence... | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
Poet-in-Residence at the National Museum, Dermot Bolger, takes an exclusive look at a fascinating series of Easter Rising objects that will go on display at a major new exhibition
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'Brendan Behan used to yell at me from across the street' - Ulick O’Conno

'Brendan Behan used to yell at me from across the street' - Ulick O’Conno | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
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Pat Kinevane prepares to stage his 'accidental trilogy' - What's on - Limerick Leader

Pat Kinevane prepares to stage his 'accidental trilogy' - What's on - Limerick Leader | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
Despite having three award winning plays, Pat Kinevane does not think of himself as a writer
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Druid to unveil €5m expansion plans

Druid to unveil €5m expansion plans | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
Award-winning Galway theatre group Druid will unveil plans tonight to transform a three-storey building into a new theatre ahead of the European Capital of Culture.
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Druid Theatre unveils plans for Galway playhouse

Druid Theatre unveils plans for Galway playhouse | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
Premises twice size of existing venue could play part in European Capital of Culture bid
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20 future Canadian classics-including Anakana Schofield and Emma Donoghue

20 future Canadian classics-including Anakana Schofield and Emma Donoghue | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
We say it's time for some new CanLit classics. Here are 20 Canadian books so good, we hope they'll be taught, read and loved 30, 50, even 100 years from now.
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Kevin Curran Book Launch - Dave Lordan speaks at citizens book launch

Kev's Book Launch. Part 2 https://youtu.be/x7s34RpWj4M
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Writing poetry on the school run - Doireann Ní Ghríofa

Writing poetry on the school run - Doireann Ní Ghríofa | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
Mum of four Doireann Ní Ghríofa talks to Pam Ryan about discovering her poetic passion and the exciting projects she’s currently working on
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Patron encourages schoolchildren to read for pleasure

Patron encourages schoolchildren to read for pleasure | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
A teacher and author has been established as a reading patron to encourage children to read for pleasure at school.
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Irish Film: Lenny Abrahamson's Room takes over €1million at the Irish Box-Office –

Irish Film: Lenny Abrahamson's Room takes over €1million at the Irish Box-Office – | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
Lenny Abrahamson's Room continues its success story as it passes the 1 million euro mark in Ireland today.
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Brighton author booked for City Reads | Gscene Gay Magazine - What's on in Gay / LGBT Brighton

Brighton author booked for City Reads | Gscene Gay Magazine - What's on in Gay / LGBT Brighton | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
Brighton-based author Paul McVeigh’s novel The Good Son has been chosen for City Reads 2016, when the big read for adults returns to it’s cultural home as a
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From Apple antagonist to children's literary star: the new career tangent of Julian Gough

From Apple antagonist to children's literary star: the new career tangent of Julian Gough | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it

  Julian Gough is better known - where he is known at all - as a writer of sharply satirical, often odd, short stories and novels for adults. He spent much of his childhood in Nenagh, but Donal Ryan he is not.

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New Year; New Publication.

New Year; New Publication. | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
Goodness, would you look at that! February already. Well, here it is Spring. I like to go by the Irish calendar. Not that you'd know by the weather. As I type, Storm Imogen is on her way. So - we are due a good ol' blog post. There will be one soon on my writer's…
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'Dracula was not from Exeter,' insists Bram Stoker descendant

'Dracula was not from Exeter,' insists Bram Stoker descendant | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it

Great grand-nephew of the seminal vampire novel discounts reports on research that suggested the dark count was based on a west country man, rather than his writings

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Christine Murray's Dialogue with Life Processes

Christine Murray's Dialogue with Life Processes | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it

There's a lovely review of Christine Murray's pamphlet Three Red Things (Smithereens Press 2013) avalable at:

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James Joyce’s Love Letters

James Joyce’s Love Letters | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
"If I am to write anything fine or noble in the future I shall do so only by listening at the doors of your heart."
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Report from my time as Doolin's Multimedia Writer in Residence, by Dave Lordan

Report from my time as Doolin's Multimedia Writer in Residence, by Dave Lordan | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
To book Dave Lordan as multimedia writer-in-residence for your community contact dlordan@hotmail.com or 0870921117. All photos and posters below by Dave Lordan. My residency in Doolin came about as a result of a chat I had with Donal Minihane, the director of the Doolin Writers Weekend and manager of Doolin Hotel, where the festival takes place. Donal…
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