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Something to build on: good structure can give a story breathing space

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Deciding on a shape for your book can give you confidence and freedom
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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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Irish Writers and Culture

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

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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.
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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
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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…
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OU PhD student names a crater on Mercury after Irish poet

OU PhD student names a crater on Mercury after Irish poet | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
Jack Wright has been given the honour of naming a 120km diameter crater on Mercury which he identified through his mapping of the planet.
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Read Ireland's 100 favourite poems with notes and analysis.

Read Ireland's 100 favourite poems with notes and analysis. | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
Read Ireland's 100 favourite poems with notes and analysis.
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Crater on Mercury named after Irish poet Seamus Heaney on World Poetry Day thanks to Belfast student - Irish Post

Crater on Mercury named after Irish poet Seamus Heaney on World Poetry Day thanks to Belfast student - Irish Post | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
An Open University student from Belfast has named a crater he identified on Mercury after Irish poet Seamus Heaney, just in time for World Poetry Day.
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Annual Beall Poetry Festival brings Irish lilt to Baylor

Annual Beall Poetry Festival brings Irish lilt to Baylor | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
The verse read at this year’s Beall Poetry Festival at Baylor University will have a decidedly Irish lilt with three Irish poets and an American Yeats scholar teaching at the University of Limerick, as the festival’s guests.
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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
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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
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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
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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.”
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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.
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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
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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.
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The Cambridge Companion to Seamus Heaney

The Cambridge Companion to Seamus Heaney | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
This Companion gives an overview of Heaney's career, with detailed readings of his major publications.
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McCormack, de Waal, Donoghue shortlisted for €15k Irish prize | The Bookseller

McCormack, de Waal, Donoghue shortlisted for €15k Irish prize | The Bookseller | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
Goldsmith Prize-winning novelist Mike McCormack joins others including Kit de Waal and Emma Donoghue on the €15,000 Kerry Group Novel of the Year Award shortlist.
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The Bottom Lash by Rita Ann Higgins | Poetry Ireland

The Bottom Lash by Rita Ann Higgins | Poetry Ireland | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
Read The Bottom Lash by Rita Ann Higgins, from Issue 116 of Poetry Ireland Review
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Glen Wilson, Winner of the Seamus Heaney Award for New Writing 2017, writes for the Weekly

Glen Wilson, Winner of the Seamus Heaney Award for New Writing 2017, writes for the Weekly | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
It is a great privilege to have won the Seamus Heaney Award for New Writing 2017. I was really shocked to win but also absolutely delighted, especially as there was a large number of great poems
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