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Theatre Review: Brendan Behan’s Women

Theatre Review: Brendan Behan’s Women | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
Brendan Behan’s Women Pentameters Theatre, London Until July 20 ★★★★ (out of five) “JESUS, look at the state of ye,” cries Beatrice Behan at her sorry husband, the famed but fading writer Brendan, dishevelled and slumped over at the Chelsea Hotel...
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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 Middle of April” by Fióna Bolger

“The Middle of April” by Fióna Bolger | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
The Middle of April After Robert Hass i whan that Aprille with his shoures soote the droghte of March hath perced to the roote my grandfather quotes Chaucer from the vinyl ii he knows more now we will too soon iii in the spring pelmet of green in ...
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No Country for Old Men: 21st Century Irish Writers Liz Nugent & Danielle McLaughlin on Transformations Personal & Public

No Country for Old Men: 21st Century Irish Writers Liz Nugent & Danielle McLaughlin on Transformations Personal & Public | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
Eventbrite - The New York Public Library for the Performing Arts at Lincoln Center presents No Country for Old Men: 21st Century Irish Writers Liz Nugent & Danielle McLaughlin on Transformations Personal & Public - Friday, May 27, 2016 at New York...
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An Irish literary festival calendar for the next few weeks

An Irish literary festival calendar for the next few weeks | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
Irish and international authors are all set to read from and discuss their work at a host of events over the next few weeks. Here are some of the highlights for your diary
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Roisín O’Donnell: How to publish a debut (in 17 steps)

Roisín O’Donnell: How to publish a debut (in 17 steps) | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
The author of Wild Quiet retraces her baby steps as a writer, from dictating stories to her mum before she could hold a pencil to learning to let go as her debut is published
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Maeve Brennan story: The Day We Got Our Own Back

Maeve Brennan story: The Day We Got Our Own Back | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
In 1922, when she was five, unfriendly men with revolvers raided the Brennan family home in Ranelagh, Dublin, in search of Maeve’s father, who was on the run
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The Guardian:Sarah Crossan wins the Irish children's book of the year

The Guardian:Sarah Crossan wins the Irish children's book of the year | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
A moving story of conjoined twins written in verse sweeps to victory at the Children’s Books Ireland awards 2016, with Louise O’Neill receiving the Honour award
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New musical celebrates James Joyce’s muse, his wife Nora Barnacle (VIDEOS)

New musical celebrates James Joyce’s muse, his wife Nora Barnacle (VIDEOS) | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
An interview with Jonathan Brielle, composer of “Himself and Nora.”
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Nuala O'Connor-PUBLISHERS WEEKLY ANNOUNCEMENT

Nuala O'Connor-PUBLISHERS WEEKLY ANNOUNCEMENT | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
Publishers Weekly has announced my new novel so I guess I can too :) Coming, most likely, in 2018.
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Poem of the week: The Ash Plant by Seamus Heaney

Poem of the week: The Ash Plant by Seamus Heaney | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
Written in memory of his cattle-farming father, this tribute lends him a kind of mythical power as a guide to knowing both life and death
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Mike McCormack: ‘I had the canny idea of writing a long sentence instead of a book’

Mike McCormack: ‘I had the canny idea of writing a long sentence instead of a book’ | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
In his novel Solar Bones, McCormack has written an expansive tale about a ghost, which is also a ‘hymn to engineers’
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Interview with Thomas Morris

Interview with Thomas Morris | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
Icarus is a student literary magazine based at Trinity College Dublin,
publishing artwork, drama, graphic fiction, photography, poetry and prose.
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Anne Enright: In search of the real Maeve Brennan

Anne Enright: In search of the real Maeve Brennan | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
Those who knew Maeve Brennan described her as stylish or Irish; she went from celebrated New Yorker writer to obscurity in a nursing home. But her short stories, lovely and unbearable, live on
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Colm Tóibín: The Sentence Starting a Book

Colm Tóibín: The Sentence Starting a Book | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
In this short video, Colm Tóibín – known for acclaimed novels such as ‘Brooklyn’ and ‘The Master’ – discusses the important function of a novel’s first sentence as a catalyst for the rest of the book.
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Listowel Writers’ Week decides against Israeli funding

Listowel Writers’ Week decides against Israeli  funding | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
Concerns raised over acceptance of Israeli funds for expenses of author Savyon Liebrecht
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The Irish Short Story That Never Ends by John O'Donoghue - winner of The Irish Post's Listowel Writers' Week creative writing competition - Irish Post

The Irish Short Story That Never Ends by John O'Donoghue - winner of The Irish Post's Listowel Writers' Week creative writing competition - Irish Post | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
Brighton's John O'Donoghue has been named as the winner of the 2016 Irish Post Listowel Writers' Week creative writing competition
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Podcast: New Irish Writing | Granta Magazine

Podcast: New Irish Writing | Granta Magazine | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
Peggy Hughes, Sally Rooney, Lucy Caldwell and Sara Baume discuss their work, the state of Irish writing and the place of technology in literature.
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Gate Theatre’s multimedia archive to be digitised by NUIG

Gate Theatre’s multimedia archive to be digitised by NUIG | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
Project includes hundreds of videos, scripts and programmes
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Illustrator Lynch appointed Ireland's children's laureate | The Bookseller

Illustrator Lynch appointed Ireland's children's laureate | The Bookseller | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
A picture book illustrator from Belfast, PJ Lynch, has been named as Ireland's new children’s laureate.
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Interview with Irish Poet & Playwright Stephen James Smith

Interview with Irish Poet & Playwright Stephen James Smith | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
Met up with @sjsWORDS for an inspirational talk poetry, gargle and life. #dublin #poetry it https://t.co/nYSMl5jl36 https://t.co/hdKbpO3KWP
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Crossan scoops Ireland's Children's Book of the Year Award

Crossan scoops Ireland's Children's Book of the Year Award | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
Carnegie Medal and YA Book Prize-shortlisted author Sarah Crossan has won the 26th CBI Book of the Year Award - making her the fourth author ever to win both the Book of the Year Award and the Children’s Choice award with her title One (Bloomsbury...
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Brighton author John O'Donoghue wins the 2016 Irish Post Listowel Writers' Week creative writing competition - Irish Post

Brighton author John O'Donoghue wins the 2016 Irish Post Listowel Writers' Week creative writing competition - Irish Post | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
The 2016 winner of The Irish Post Listowel Writers' Week creative writing competition is John O’Donoghue from Brighton.
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Irish author Lucy Caldwell tells how son's brush with death inspired most deeply personal work 

Irish author Lucy Caldwell tells how son's brush with death inspired most deeply personal work  | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
While many budding authors will have been encouraged to "write what you know", Lucy Caldwell always took the opposite to be true.
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Books Ireland founder Jeremy Addis on its first 40 years

Books Ireland founder Jeremy Addis on its first 40 years | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
Returns are rarely good news in the book trade, but many happy returns to Books Ireland, now an elder statesman of the Irish publishing industry
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