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Poet Desmond O’Grady dies, aged 78

Poet Desmond O’Grady dies, aged 78 | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
President Michael D Higgins leads tributes to Limerick-born Aosdána member
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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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Ríona Judge McCormack wins Hennessy New Irish Writer 2016 award

Ríona Judge McCormack wins Hennessy New Irish Writer 2016 award | 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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2016 ATLANTIC BOOK AWARDS: Pádraig Ó Siadhail wins  Democracy 250 Atlantic Book Award for Historical Writing
Katherine Hughes: A Life and Journey

2016 ATLANTIC BOOK AWARDS: Pádraig Ó Siadhail wins  Democracy 250 Atlantic Book Award for Historical Writing<br/>Katherine Hughes: A Life and Journey | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
Democracy 250 Atlantic Book Award for Historical Writing
Katherine Hughes: A Life and Journey, by Pádraig Ó Siadhail
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Rising poem: Elizabeth O’Farrell commemorated by Theo Dorgan

Rising poem: Elizabeth O’Farrell commemorated by Theo Dorgan | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
A poem about O’Farrell and her role in the surrender
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WB Yeats’s Nobel medal donated to National Library

WB Yeats’s Nobel medal   donated to National Library | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
Poet was awarded literature prize in 1923 for ‘giving expression to spirit of a whole nation’
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Rising poem: ‘Íota an Bháis’ for The O’Rahilly by Nuala Ní Dhomhnaill

Rising poem: ‘Íota an Bháis’ for The O’Rahilly by Nuala Ní Dhomhnaill | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
A centenary poem as Gaeilge (translated into English underneath)
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Thomas McCarthy reviews the 2016 prizewinning collections
from Victor Tapner & Tania Hershman.

Thomas McCarthy reviews the 2016 prizewinning collections <br/>from Victor Tapner & Tania Hershman. | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
Thomas McCarthy reviews the 2016 prizewinning collections
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Writing Rights: Not in History. Not in Another Country, by Eoin McNamee

Writing Rights: Not in History. Not in Another Country, by Eoin McNamee | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
As part of a series by Irish writers to mark Human Rights Day, the author remembers as a boy reading his solicitor father’s files on the notorious case of ‘the Hooded Men’
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‘The fact that I’m Irish’: Eugene O’Neill, US playwright and Irish revolutionary

‘The fact that I’m Irish’:  Eugene O’Neill, US playwright and Irish revolutionary | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
President Michael D Higgins, Gabriel Byrne and Shivaun O’Casey discuss Eugene O’Neill with his biographer Robert Dowling, who traces the writer’s pride in his Irish ancestry
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Creative Writing Competitions Shortlists Announced - Listowel Writers' Week Literary Festival

Creative Writing Competitions Shortlists Announced - Listowel Writers' Week Literary Festival | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
We would like to say a big ‘thank you’ to everyone who submitted their short stories, essays, poems and plays for our 2016 Creative Writing Competitions. The standard was very high and we encourage you to continue writing and submitting your work. The winners of ALL categories of our Creative Writing Competitions, including the Kerry Read More . .
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Rob Doyle Q&A: ‘when you put yourself in there, the heat in the room goes up’

Rob Doyle Q&A: ‘when you put yourself in there, the heat in the room goes up’ | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
‘For me, the most exciting things are happening in that liminal space between memoir and fiction’
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Poetry Publisher Discounts | Take advantage of some great discounts from leading Irish poetry publishers on Poetry Day Ireland 2016.

Poetry Publisher Discounts | Take advantage of some great discounts from leading Irish poetry publishers on Poetry Day Ireland 2016. | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
Take advantage of some great discounts from leading Irish poetry publishers on Poetry Day Ireland 2016. 
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100 years later, Yeats’s Easter 1916 still stirs debate about its meaning

100 years later, Yeats’s Easter 1916 still stirs debate about its meaning | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
Easter 1916 is the best-known literary work to come out of Ireland’s Easter Rising, which has its 100th anniversary on April 24
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Extraordinary short film shows how far Ireland has come in 100 years (VIDEO) (IrishCentral)

Extraordinary short film shows how far Ireland has come in 100 years (VIDEO) (IrishCentral) | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
By Frances Mulraney

Wednesday, April 27, 2016

Inspiring video compares the vision of the 1916 leaders to the reality of the last 100 years in Ireland. Read more
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Thomas McCarthy reviews the 2016 prizewinning collections
from Victor Tapner & Tania Hershman.

Thomas McCarthy reviews the 2016 prizewinning collections <br/>from Victor Tapner & Tania Hershman. | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
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Eoin McNamee Q&A: ‘I can’t think of a good piece of funny writing which didn’t turn around and kick you in the teeth’

Eoin McNamee Q&A: ‘I can’t think of a good piece of funny writing which didn’t turn around and kick you in the teeth’ | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
‘When I was young I had a knack for reading things I didn’t really understand and being caught up in their slipstream. I read Brighton Rock when I was 12 or 13’
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The Abbey actress and the pacifist poet: a tragic Easter Rising love story

The Abbey actress and the pacifist poet: a tragic Easter Rising love story | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
The family of Dave Kenny, author of The Splendid Years, was at the heart of the Abbey Theatre. Here he tells the forgotten story of his grandmother’s lover killed in Easter week
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