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Poetry: Visions of Ireland that are challenging, affectionate – and funny

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New collections of work by Valentin Iremonger, Gabriel Fitzmaurice and Kevin Higgins
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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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Curator’s tour for The Poet’s Rebellion: Poetry, Memory, and the Easter Rising | Poets House

Curator’s tour for The Poet’s Rebellion: Poetry, Memory, and the Easter Rising | Poets House | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
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Dublin: Belfast: Two Cities One Book

Dublin: Belfast: Two Cities One Book | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
April was an extraordinary month for me and for Fallen, as the 2016 selection for the Dublin: One City One Book festival – except that this year, for the first time, it was Dublin-Belfast: Two Cities One Book. Two programmes, more than 100 events. From beginning to end it was a thrill and a revelation.…
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The Best New British And Irish Poets 2016

The Best New British And Irish Poets 2016 | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
New Judged by Kelly Davio, Senior Poetry Editor, Eyewear Publishing LTD, and Todd Swift, Series Editor.  Modeled on the famous United States competition, the fi
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The Raingod’s Green, Dark as Passion | Kevin Barry | Granta Magazine

‘If cities are sexed, as Jan Morris believes, then Cork is a male place.’ Kevin Barry remembers Cork in Granta 135: New Irish Writing.
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Maighread Medbh | The Look: A Reading of 'The Lioness' by Adrienne Rich

What brings you to her place? Her hand? Her car? Her scent. Of course. We are animals.
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Remembering the Poets Who Fought For Irish Independence

Remembering the Poets Who Fought For Irish Independence | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
 I write it out in a verse— MacDonagh and MacBride And Connolly and Pearse Now and in time to be, Wherever green is worn, Are changed, changed utterly: A
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Writing Roger Casement - the long and winding road to McKenna’s Fort

Writing Roger Casement - the long and winding road to McKenna’s Fort | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
Arnold Thomas Fanning, author of the play McKenna’s Fort, explores the many sources he drew on to paint a full picture of one of Irish history’s most controversial figures
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The wind that danced the tilia trees, a short story by Michael McGlade

The wind that danced the tilia trees, a short story by Michael McGlade | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
In this month’s Hennessy New Irish Writing winning story by Michael McGlade, a young woman tries to escape a nightmare scenario
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Hennessy New Irish Writer award winners

Hennessy New Irish Writer  award winners | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
Chris Connolly wins Emerging Fiction prize, Jane Clarke wins Emerging Poetry award and Éilís Ní Dhuibhne inducted into Hennessy Literary Awards Hall of Fame
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Wonderful Waterford Writer’s Weekend warrants watching

Wonderful Waterford Writer’s Weekend warrants watching | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
Waterford Writer’s Weekend kicks off this week
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Cillian Murphy and Eileen Walsh on 'Disco Pigs': 'It was the ignorance of youth’

Cillian Murphy and Eileen Walsh on 'Disco Pigs': 'It was the ignorance of youth’ | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
Twenty years later, Cillian Murphy, Eileen Walsh, Enda Walsh and Pat Kiernan talk about Corcadorca and the hit play that changed everything
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Watch: Women in Irish Storytelling | Talk by Clodagh Harvey

Clodagh Brennan Harvey has written extensively on Irish folklore and storytelling [Contemporary Irish Traditional Narrative: The English Language Traditio
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Yeats in Love Trailer - The turbulent love affair of Ireland's great poet W.B. Yeats and the fiery rebel Maud Gonne.

The turbulent love affair of Ireland's great poet W.B. Yeats and the fiery rebel Maud Gonne. Produced on stage in Toronto, on tour in Ontario, at the Abbe
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The Heart of Everything by Henrietta McKervey is May’s Irish Times Book Club pick

The Heart of Everything by Henrietta McKervey is May’s Irish Times Book Club pick | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
‘McKervey is brimming over with promise. She has wit, imagination, and an understanding of human beings, hallmark of the true novelist’ – Éilís Ní Dhuibhne
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A Poet’s Rising: Garden of Remembrance by Thomas McCarthy

A Poet’s Rising: Garden of Remembrance by Thomas McCarthy | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
Part of an Irish Writers Centre initiative whereby six poets were specially commissioned to create six poems; one for each day of the Easter Rising
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Suzanne O’Sullivan wins £30,000 Wellcome Book Prize

Suzanne O’Sullivan wins £30,000 Wellcome Book Prize | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
Also, the René Wellek prize, Authors’ Club’s Best First Novel Award and fair pay at writers festivals
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Brothers of the Quill: Oliver Goldsmith in Grub Street by Norma Clarke review

Brothers of the Quill: Oliver Goldsmith in Grub Street by Norma Clarke review | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
The Irish writer’s stature is taken for granted in this exploration of his career as a ‘hack’
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Anne Enright lecture on Maeve Brennan

Anne Enright lecture on Maeve Brennan | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
Long Gaze Back talk; Percy French in Belfast; The Visual Time Traveller; Oliver Jeffers illustrates John Boynre classic
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Poem of the week: Donal Og by Lady Augusta Gregory

Poem of the week: Donal Og by Lady Augusta Gregory | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
Carol Rumens: The translation from the Gaelic leaves much of the original's grammatical structure in place, giving her English remarkable energy
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Free download:Centenary Gift from Ireland to the World-eBook of the beautifully illustrated 1916 Portraits and Lives 

Free download:Centenary Gift from Ireland to the World-eBook of the beautifully illustrated 1916 Portraits and Lives  | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
eBook of the beautifully illustrated 1916 Portraits and Lives is available as a free download*.
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