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the IRISH NEWS: Published 23/08/2014 - Poetry festival to mark Heaney anniversary

the IRISH NEWS: Published 23/08/2014 - Poetry festival to mark Heaney anniversary | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
THE first anniversary of the death of Nobel laureate, Seamus Heaney will be marked by a festival of poetry, writing and culture in his home area. 'Celebrating Seamus Heaney on Home Ground' will run from September 11 to 14 in Magherafelt, south Derry.
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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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'I have an aversion to failure': Sally Rooney, Europe's No 1 debater, on her debut novel

'I have an aversion to failure': Sally Rooney, Europe's No 1 debater, on her debut novel | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
She has been called the ‘Salinger for the Snapchat generation’. Sally Rooney explains how she wrote Conversations With Friends in a flat-out creative frenzy
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Will Self:If there is one constant presence it is the underlying influence of James Joyce.

Will Self:If there is one constant presence it is the underlying influence of James Joyce. | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
If there is one constant presence it is the underlying influence of James Joyce.
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Waves - poignant and understated play about one woman's remarkable resilience

Waves - poignant and understated play about one woman's remarkable resilience | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
Gentle movement and vivid storytelling make more than a few ripples in this poignant and understated play about one woman's remarkable resilience
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Irish Times' Eileen Battersby to read at Over The Edge

Irish Times' Eileen Battersby to read at Over The Edge | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
EILEEN BATTERSBY, the chief literary critic of The Irish Times will read at the next Over The Edge: Open Reading in the Galway City Library on Thursday May 25 at 6.30pm, along with Kathryn Guille and Chris Connolly.
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REVIEW: ‘Outside Mullingar’ is salty, sweet and, oh, so Irish

REVIEW: ‘Outside Mullingar’ is salty, sweet and, oh, so Irish | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
Outside Mullingar At Pacific Theatre until June 10, 2017 Tickets from $23.95 at pacifictheatre.org / 604-731-5518 Outside Mullingar is unapologetically sentimental, but it might charm. . .
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Children’s Books Ireland award winners revealed

Children’s Books Ireland award winners revealed | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
Chris Haughton, Peadar Ó Guilín and Deirdre Sullivan win major prizes
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LEAKED: Full Text of President Donald Trump's First Foreign Speech  - Julian Gough

LEAKED: Full Text of President Donald Trump's First Foreign Speech  - Julian Gough | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it

OK, legally I can't tell you how I got my hands on this... but below is the full, leaked, tex
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Pat Kinevane: 'We can be terribly cruel - so that drives me to try and make some sense of people'

Pat Kinevane: 'We can be terribly cruel - so that drives me to try and make some sense of people' | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
Pat Kinevane has won an Olivier Award for his acting. He’s currently showing his acclaimed trilogy at the Peacock Stage in the Abbey Theatre.
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Contemporary Irish Poetry Featured Writer: John Murphy

Contemporary Irish Poetry Featured Writer: John Murphy | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
Five Poems Contemporary Irish Poetry Index   John Murphy’s debut collection, The Book of Water, was published in 2012 by Salmon Poetry. The Language Hospital, his multiple prize winning second collection, was published by Salmon in 2016. He has been four times shortlisted for the Bridport Prize (Prizewinner 2013), and three times shortlisted for the…
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Limerick conference to focus on Irish women theatre practitioners - Nigel Dugdale

Limerick conference to focus on Irish women theatre practitioners - Nigel Dugdale | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
limerick news
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Irish Literature, Film, and Society - Global Experience Office (GEO) at Northeastern University

In this Dialogue, you will explore Ireland through its rich tradition of literature and film. You will read the greats such as Joyce, Yeats, and Wilde and meet world-famous contemporary writers. You will discover Irish film and engage with screenwriters, actors, and musicians. You will explore the island’s rich culture of music, dance, song, sports, … Continued
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Consolata | Nuala O’Connor | Granta

‘Daddy always said our apples were blessed because the order lived beside us.’ New fiction from Nuala O’Connor.
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Poetry Prize Winners - Fish Publishing

We are pleased to announce the winners plus short and long lists for the 2017 Fish Poetry Contest, and would like to congratulate the poets for being selected from a pool of 1,305.  Ten Winning Poems (chosen by Jo Shapcott) to be published in 2017 Fish Anthology Short List Long List   Judge Jo Shapcott has …
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Red Dirt, greener grass? Post-crash emigration in EM Reapy’s debut

Red Dirt, greener grass? Post-crash emigration in EM Reapy’s debut | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
No other novel has looked so unflinchingly or with such raw detail at Irish economic migration
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Michael Harding: I was never on Skellig but I made love in Kerry in the 1970s with a petite German girl

Michael Harding: I was never on Skellig but I made love in Kerry in the 1970s with a petite German girl | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
Michael Harding: She could see beneath the mask of codology that I was still a peasant of simple tastes and devotions
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Five Minute Interview with Louise Kennedy - Wasafiri Magazine

Five Minute Interview with Louise Kennedy - Wasafiri Magazine | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
Louise Kennedy grew up in Holywood Co. Down. She started writing in 2014. In 2015, she won both first place and runner up in Ambit Fiction Contest, and first place in Wasifiri New Writing Competition (Life Writing). In 2016 she won Listowel Los Gatos Short Story Contest and John O’Connor Short Story Competition. Other recognition …
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1916 Easter Rising surrender letter signed by Pádraig Pearse to go on sale in London - Irish Post

1916 Easter Rising surrender letter signed by Pádraig Pearse to go on sale in London - Irish Post | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
A surrender order signed by Pádraig Pearse four days before the Irish rebel’s execution is to be sold at auction in London next month.
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Enda Walsh’s pitch-dark new play Arlington

Enda Walsh’s pitch-dark new play Arlington | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
In Arlington, Enda Walsh’s pitch-dark new play about speech and silence, the Irish playwright makes an important later in life discovery: his own voice. Cahir O'Doherty reviews the work that was the sensation of the Galway Arts Festival.
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Bid Live on Lot 609: Flann O'Brien's Bookcase / Desk A large William IV period Irish mahogany Secretaire Bookcase, th

Bid Live on Lot 609 in the Rare Books, Literature, Manuscripts & Sporting Collectibles Auction from Fonsie Mealy Auctioneers.
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Frankie Gaffney: Equating ‘straight white men’ with privilege is idiocy

Frankie Gaffney: Equating ‘straight white men’ with privilege is idiocy | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
Identity politics is utterly ineffective at anything other than dividing people
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Gate Theatre begins new chapter with Gatsby & The Snapper

Gate Theatre begins new chapter with Gatsby & The Snapper | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
Selina Cartmell, the new Director of Dublin's Gate Theatre, has launched her inaugural 2017-2018 season with an intriguing and eclectic mix of works that promise to bring the esteemed Dublin venue into a bold new era.
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'Summer Rain' Review - Books Ireland

'Summer Rain' Review - Books Ireland | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
Books Ireland has been a mainstay of the Irish publishing scene for many years. It is a subscription based magazine (print and digital) an
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The Gate – Season 1 – The Outsider

The Gate – Season 1 – The Outsider | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
The Gate - Season 1 The Outsider - by Frank L The Gate Theatre programme for 2017/18 Selina Cartmel, the new artistic director, at a reception bi-located between the Theatre and the accompanying Studio space, launched her first programme entitled “The Outsider”. The entire programme can be seen on the theatre’s website www.gatetheatre.ie. There is…
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Sally Rooney | 'You should make work that you don't necessarily expect people to like or love' | The Bookseller

Sally Rooney | 'You should make work that you don't necessarily expect people to like or love' | The Bookseller | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
A precocious young Irish writer whose début was at the heart of a seven-way auction has produced a novel that belies its creator’s years, reckons Alice O’Keeffe.
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The Frozen Planet by Una Mannion • Bare Fiction Prize• 

The Frozen Planet by Una Mannion • Bare Fiction Prize•  | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
The Frozen Planet by Una Mannion Third Prize in the Bare Fiction Prize for Flash Fiction 2016 Ballygawley Lake had frozen solid. As they drove through the
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