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Stray, a short story by Evelyn M Walsh

Stray, a short story by Evelyn M Walsh | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
A young boy tormented by bullies finds an unlikely ally in a forgetful but intriguing elderly neighbour who takes him under her wing
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Irish neurologist on £30,000 Wellcome Book Prize shortlist

Irish neurologist on £30,000 Wellcome Book Prize  shortlist | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
Moth art prize; Gutter book launches; Ballymaloe poetry shortlist; poetry at UCC; Banshee II; Franco-Irish Literary Festival; Imram; Gavin Corbett at Trinity
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Audio:Poems for International Women's Day 2016 - Latest News - Lagan Press

Audio:Poems for International Women's Day 2016 - Latest News - Lagan Press | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
Lagan Press has invited seven Northern Irish poets to record their work to help mark International Women's Day 2016.
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Caitríona O’Reilly reads from her collection ‘Geis’, winner of the Irish Times Poetry Now Award. The book is also a Poetry Book Society Recommendation.

Caitríona O’Reilly reads from her collection ‘Geis’, winner of the Irish Times Poetry Now Award. The book is also a Poetry Book Society Recommendation. | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
Caitríona O’Reilly reads from her collection ‘Geis’, shortlisted for the Irish Times Poetry Now Award. The book is also a Poetry Book Society Recommendation.
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Authors pen books for children available for free on World Book Day - Independent.ie

Authors pen books for children available for free on World Book Day - Independent.ie | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
Several authors have penned books for children which will be available for free in exchange for tokens on World Book Day.
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Modern Irish writers making a name for themselves

Modern Irish writers making a name for themselves | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
modern Irish writers making a name for themselves
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Ruth Fitzmaurice lands book deal on back of ‘Irish Times’ article

Ruth Fitzmaurice lands book deal on back of ‘Irish Times’ article | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
Chatto & Windus says literary memoir is ‘an incredible love letter’. ‘I Found My Tribe’ tells of her life with filmmaker Simon Fitzmaurice, who has motor neuron disease
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Censor bans first publication in Ireland in 18 years 

Censor bans first publication in Ireland in 18 years  | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
A book has been banned in Ireland on the grounds of obscenity for the first time in 18 years because of the nature of its content.
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Novelist Colm Tóibín likes to take his reading lying down - The Boston Globe

Novelist Colm Tóibín likes to take his reading lying down - The Boston Globe | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
Colm Tóibín will give a Lowell Humanities Series lecture on writing and violence at Boston College.
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The Living Haiku Anthology - Mike Gallagher

The Living Haiku Anthology - Mike Gallagher | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
Strands of the original haiku DNA have been cross-bred into many other cultures, spiritualities and languages since the Meiji Restoration in Japan. The Living Haiku Anthology is designed to reflect that.
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The new Maeve Binchy collection to be released for St. Patrick’s Day

The new Maeve Binchy collection to be released for St. Patrick’s Day | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
Review: A Few of the Girls and why Queen Maeve became such a publishing phenomenon.
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Censorship board bans book for the first time since 1998

Censorship board bans book for the first time since 1998 | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
‘The Raped Little Runaway’ was deemed ‘indecent or obscene’ by regulatory body
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The Glorious Heresies: bad behaviour, bad language but great writing

The Glorious Heresies: bad behaviour, bad language but great writing | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
As in her short story Berghain, it is striking how forcefully Lisa McInerney can write from a male character’s perspective about experiences not often explored in fiction
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Charleston City -Belinda McKeon Reading

Charleston City -Belinda McKeon Reading | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
Join Irish author Belinda McKeon for a reading of Tender, her story of Dublin in the grip of the Celtic Tiger. Newly released in the United States, Tender has been met with acclaim by The New York Times Book Review, The Washington Post, and The Guardian, who praised the work as “richly nuanced and utterly absorbing.” Reception and book signing to follow reading.
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Five young Irish novelists offer a personal view of their homeland today

Five young Irish novelists offer a personal view of their homeland today | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
five young Irish novelists offer a personal view of their homeland today
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Books: Morrissy's tales nothing short of marvellous - Independent.ie

Books: Morrissy's tales nothing short of marvellous - Independent.ie | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
This is the most pleasurable book of stories by an Irish writer that I've read for many years - perhaps since the 1970s heyday of William Trevor, with his three great volumes from that
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Roddy Doyle dashes hopes for Commitments sequel as he pens new British TV show - Independent.ie

Roddy Doyle dashes hopes for Commitments sequel as he pens new British TV show - Independent.ie | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
Legendary Dublin author Roddy Doyle has no plans to put pen to paper on a follow-up to his classic novel The Commitments.
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Books: Rich pickings in Rising's literary palette - Independent.ie

Books: Rich pickings in Rising's literary palette - Independent.ie | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
'Did that play of mine send out certain men the English shot?' asked Yeats in his poem The Man and The Echo. Writers certainly played a significant role in the revolution and in turn th
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Announced: IFTA Academy-Irish Film & Television Awards

Announced: IFTA Academy-Irish Film & Television Awards | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
The Irish Film and Television Academy (IFTA). Information about the IFTA Academy, Membership applications, Academy Affiliates and Benefits and IFTA Events.
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Dermot Bolger: How 'Fifth Beatle' created a soundtrack of our lives 

Dermot Bolger: How 'Fifth Beatle' created a soundtrack of our lives  | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
Even in 1962, the Irish singer Brendan Bowyer was an experienced musician, with an eye for new talent and an awareness that talent needed nurturing.
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A Struggle for Fame | Tramp Press

A Struggle for Fame | Tramp Press | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
Independent Irish Publisher
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salmonpoetry.com | Even The Daybreak - 35 Years of Salmon Poetry by Lendennie, Jessie, editor

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The Guardian view on Seamus Heaney: Virgilian farewell | Editorial

The Guardian view on Seamus Heaney: Virgilian farewell | Editorial | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
Editorial: The poet’s last work before his death in 2013 was a translation of the Virgil’s Aeneid, Book VI.
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