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Academic links J.R.R. Tolkien's writings with The Burren - Clare Champion

Academic links J.R.R. Tolkien's writings with The Burren - Clare Champion | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
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Academic links J.R.R. Tolkien's writings with The Burren Clare Champion One of Campbell's most significant contentions is that Irish myth and the landscape were deeply embedded in Tolkien's original concept for his imagined secondary...
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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 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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Watch: PJ Lynch Laureate na nOg

Introducing Ireland's fourth Laureate na nÓg PJ Lynch. PJ is an internationally renowned illustrator and author of children's books.
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Thomas Kinsella: ‘the most notable career performance since William Butler Yeats’

Thomas Kinsella: ‘the most notable career performance since William Butler Yeats’ | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
With Late Poems, Thomas Kinsella joins WB Yeats, James Joyce and Samuel Beckett as the last in the Capital of Letters’ Big Four
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hardPressed poetry: Review of Astonished Birds and Imaginary Gardens in the Irish University Review

hardPressed poetry: Review of Astonished Birds and Imaginary Gardens in the Irish University Review #books #poetry https://t.co/FbyRYQQlu9
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Listowel Writers’ Week: Slane for the brain

Listowel Writers’ Week: Slane for the brain | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
Bill Clinton described the Hay Festival as ‘Woodstock for the mind’. For people who like books, ideas and a generous dollop of celebrity, the literary festival is a summer fix
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#19 "Love's Education" by Colin Dardis

#19 "Love's Education" by Colin Dardis | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
Introduction The title of this poem strikes me as similar to that of a metaphysical poet. Indeed, John Donne has a poem called “Love’s Alchemy”. I think this connotation affected my readin
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Swan River Secrets: An Interview with Brian J Showers

Swan River Secrets: An Interview with Brian J Showers | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
The Gothic, the fantastic, the strange and the supernatural. These are our hunting grounds, and so it’s a pleasure to be interviewing Brian J Showers of Swan River Press today. An Irish publi…
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Modern Ireland in 100 Artworks: 1993 – Paddy Clarke Ha Ha Ha, by Roddy Doyle

Modern Ireland in 100 Artworks: 1993 – Paddy Clarke Ha Ha Ha, by Roddy Doyle | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
Roddy Doyle’s novel about a 10-year-old whose parents’ marriage is falling apart reveals the dark secret that the writer had been a literary novelist all along
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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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PJ Lynch announced as Laureate na nÓg by President Michael D Higgins

PJ Lynch announced as Laureate na nÓg by President Michael D Higgins | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
Award-winning author and illustrator from Belfast succeeds Eoin Colfer as champion of children’s literature
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Preview Himself and Nora-The new musical is inspired by the life of novelist James Joyce.

Preview Himself and Nora-The new musical is inspired by the life of novelist James Joyce. | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
The new musical is inspired by the life of novelist James Joyce.
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Introduction & News - Irish Poetry Reading Archive - LibGuides at UCD Library

Introduction & News - Irish Poetry Reading Archive - LibGuides at UCD Library | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
RT @UCDLibrary: Take a break & listen to Irish poets reading their poems in #IrishPoetry Reading Archive. https://t.co/9SHkWrMf1c https://t…
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PJ Lynch is Ireland's new children's laureate

PJ Lynch is Ireland's new children's laureate | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
The year of the ‘big picture’: author and illustrator PJ Lynch is announced the fourth Laureate na nÓg in Dublin
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Cyprus Avenue, a short story by Lucy Caldwell

Cyprus Avenue, a short story by Lucy Caldwell | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
Taken from her new collection, Multitudes, this is the story of a London-based exile’s difficult annual return home to Belfast for Christmas, which this year proves different
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All That Fall review – Beckett's best play brought to life for blindfolded audience

All That Fall review – Beckett's best play brought to life for blindfolded audience | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
By keeping its audience’s eyes covered, this vivid production heightens the wistful evocation and graveyard wit of Samuel Beckett’s long-ignored piece
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CBC: Gerard Beirne shortlisted for $10K Danuta Gleed Literary Award

CBC: Gerard Beirne shortlisted for $10K Danuta Gleed Literary Award | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
The Writers' Union of Canada has presented its five-title shortlist for the Danuta Gleed Literary Award. The prize is given to the best debut short story collection written in English and comes with $10,000 for first place and $500 each for second and third place. Heather O'Neill is among
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Modern Ireland in 100 Artworks: 1992 – The Butcher Boy, by Patrick McCabe

Modern Ireland in 100 Artworks: 1992 – The Butcher Boy, by Patrick McCabe | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
The former teacher’s dark masterpiece gives a disconcerting but compelling voice to the mistreated children who were Ireland’s darkest secret
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Artists gather to honour Edna O'Brien 

Artists gather to honour Edna O'Brien  | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
Tributes were paid to acclaimed writer Edna O'Brien at a star-studded show in the Gaiety Theatre last night.
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Not Working by Lisa Owens review: a gem of a debut

Not Working by Lisa Owens review: a gem of a debut | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
Quick-witted and sharp-tongued, lovable and flawed, Claire is a super narrator that readers will easily connect with, a smarter Bridget Jones
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