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Aristocrats – The Abbey Theatre, Dublin

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Writer: Brian Friel Director: Patrick Mason Reviewer: Ciara Murphy Directed by Patrick Mason, Brian Friel’s Aristocrats comes to the Abbey Theatre, bringing with it a rarely seen representation of life in Ireland’s rural Roman Catholic ‘Big House’.
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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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Snapshots by Eileen Keane

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The Long Story, Short literary journal publishes a short story every month,
favouring tales that take their time. Longer than a flash; less strings
attached than a novel.
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Doing it with Passion! Writers in Ireland Series: Niamh Boyce

Doing it with Passion! Writers in Ireland Series: Niamh Boyce | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
Niamh's novel The Herbalist was nominated for an IMPAC, and won 'Newcomer of the Year' at the Irish Book Awards. Her unpublished poetry collection was highly commended by the Patrick Kavanagh Award...
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Programme 199, Scifest & Irish Poetry (10-12-14)

Programme 199, Scifest & Irish Poetry (10-12-14) | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
Presented and produced by Seán Delaney. This week's programme featured interviews from the National Finals of Scifest, with its founder, Sheila Porter; a director, Peter Brabazon; and some of the prize winners.
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Not I, Footfalls, Rockaby review – Lisa Dwan's breathtaking Beckett trio

Not I, Footfalls, Rockaby review – Lisa Dwan's breathtaking Beckett trio | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
Barbican, London Three of the great Irish playwright’s later works are superbly performed in these precise productions Beckett’s later works seem to me as much art installations as drama: one comes away haunted by an ineradicable image, rather than...
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Studio Theatre’s new associate director brings a bit of the Irish

Studio Theatre’s new associate director brings a bit of the Irish | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
Belfast-born Matt Torney, a specialist in plays from the British Isles, will oversee the troupe’s Studio X series.
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Modern Ireland in 100 Artworks: 1949 – Cré na Cille by Máirtín Ó Cadhain - Irish Times

Modern Ireland in 100 Artworks: 1949 – Cré na Cille by Máirtín Ó Cadhain - Irish Times | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
The Irish State considered Connemara native Ó Cadhain as a threat to neutrality, but his acclaimed Irish-language novel is a brilliant series of scenes of class struggle
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Hennessy short story of the month: Caseload by Justin McCarthy

Hennessy short story of the month: Caseload by Justin McCarthy | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
This month’s winning short story in the Hennessy New Irish Writing competition, by Justin McCarthy, is about a bizarre proposal
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Southword Journal-A roomful of Seicento frames by Eiléan Ní Chuilleanáin

Southword Journal-A roomful of Seicento frames by Eiléan Ní Chuilleanáin | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
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2015 MELITA HUME POETRY PRIZE SHORTLIST FOCUS: JULIE MORRISSY

2015 MELITA HUME POETRY PRIZE SHORTLIST FOCUS: JULIE MORRISSY | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
SELECTED FOR POETRY IRELAND INTRODUCTIONS 2015Julie Morrissy is a poet from Dublin currently living in her home city after spending several years living in Canada and the USA.
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Glowing Review of ‘The Way In’ by John McAuliffe in Southword

Glowing Review of ‘The Way In’ by John McAuliffe in Southword | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
Subtlety is a word that defines the poetry of John McAuliffe, whose previous collection, Of All Places was a Poetry Book Society recommendation.
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"When You Are Old"- Irish Locals Read W.B. Yeats

Read more: Irish locals read the poem "When You Are Old" by W.B. Yeats. Drumcliffe, County Sligo is set against the striking backdrop of the Benbulben ...
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Including Anakana Schofield: The Globe and Mail's 20 books you’ll be reading – and talking about – for the rest of the year

Including Anakana Schofield: The Globe and Mail's 20 books you’ll be reading – and talking about – for the rest of the year | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
Books Editor Mark Medley previews the 20 most anticipated books of the last six months of 2015
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Anu issue 34 / A New Ulster

The July issue of the Northern Irish literary magazine A New Ulster featuring the works of Michael Whelan, Scott Thomas Outlar, Richard Halperin, Peter O’Neill, Strider Marcus Jones, Joe Urso, Helen Harrison, Silva Merjanian and Arizahn
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Word for Word: A happy ending for the short story - Irish Times

Word for Word: A happy ending for the short story - Irish Times | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
The Cork International Short Story Prize has helped to bring the form back to prominence
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Talking About Thomas Kilroy

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I was delighted to recently receive a copy of one of the latest publications from Carysfort Press: Guy Woodward’s edited collection Talking about Thomas Kilroy.
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Watch Brendan Behan's Borstal Boy Full Movie

Based on Irish poet Brendan Behan's experiences in a reform school in 1942. A 16 ..... Watch Online or Download here : http://hdseason.co/0221838.
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John Banville to open Lady Gregory/Yeats Autumn Gathering - Galway Advertiser

John Banville to open Lady Gregory/Yeats Autumn Gathering - Galway Advertiser | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
Described as “one of the most imaginative literary novelists writing in the English language today,” John Banville will open The Lady Gregory - Yeats Autumn Gathering in September.
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Edge Hill Short Story Prize 2015 - Madeleine D'Arcy Wins Reader’s Choice award

Edge Hill Short Story Prize 2015 - Madeleine D'Arcy Wins Reader’s Choice award | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
Kirsty Gunn has been announced as the winner of the Edge Hill Short Story Prize 2015 with her collection Infidelities (Faber & Faber).
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Constance Markievicz: experiences of a woman patrol (1915)

Constance Markievicz: experiences of a woman patrol (1915) | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
In the second of a series of excerpts from Handbook of the Irish Revival: An Anthology of Irish Cultural and Political Writings 1891-1922, Constance Markievicz asks who will start a fund to start a club for prostitutes in Dublin
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Mark O'Halloran says Shadow of a Gunman character is an echo of the author

Mark O'Halloran says Shadow of a Gunman character is an echo of the author | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
Mark O?Halloran explains to Padraic Killeen how the central character of Davoren in The Shadow of a Gunman echoes O?Casey?s view of his younger self
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Friday’s Highlights: Nick Laird, Dennis Lehane and The New Writers’ Salon

Niall MacMonagle opened up the conversation with poet/novelist Nick Laird at St John’s Theatre with the observation that poetry is a major art with a minor audience.
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July Poem of the Month — Justin Quinn

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July’s Poem of the Month comes from Justin Quinn’s forthcoming collection Early House
 
Waste Ground
Bus station: women
walking towards it,
early morning.
 
They have flowers,
water movements
and zigzags
 
on their print dresses.
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"A something in a summer’s day”: Miss Emily by Nuala O’Connor!

"A something in a summer’s day”: Miss Emily by Nuala O’Connor! | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
In two short weeks, Penguin will publish MISS EMILY, the American debut of award-winning Irish writer Nuala O’Connor! Miss Emily reimagines the private life of Emily Dickinson, one of America’s mos...
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