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"Drochblas an Athar Troy", read by poet Pádraig Ó Snodaigh

Irish poet Pádraig Ó Snodaigh reading his poem "Drochblas an Athar Troy".
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Book Launch: Here’s Me Here by Glenn Patterson

Book Launch: Here’s Me Here by Glenn Patterson | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
Tuesday 23 June 6.30pm Here’s Me Here: Further Reflections of a Lapsed Protestant (New Island Books) features a wide and thought-provoking selection of Glenn Pa
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Irish fiction at Edinburgh with Donal Ryan and Michèle Forbes – podcast

Irish fiction at Edinburgh with Donal Ryan and Michèle Forbes – podcast | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
Guardian first book award winner Donal Ryan takes us back to county Tipperary, while Michèle Forbes heads to Belfast for a novel of submerged secrets
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Enright's 5 top Irish readers of their own work - RTE.ie

RTE.ie Enright's 5 top Irish readers of their own work RTE.ie Ahead of her appearance at the Hay Festival in Kells at the end of June, Irish fiction laureate and Man Booker Prize winner Anne Enright has named her five favourite Irish authors at...
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A Yeatsian balancing act between music and words - Irish Times

A Yeatsian balancing act between music and words - Irish Times | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
Yeats might well have appreciated the wordiness of William Brooks’s Everlasting Voices, which revisits the poet’s ideals of ‘chaunting’
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There Now by Eamon Grennan

There Now by Eamon Grennan | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
Eamon Grennan
In these short poems full of patient listening, looking, and responding, Eamon Grennan again presents a world of brilliantly excavated moments.
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Joyce On Film: Two Gallants

Based on the short story by James Joyce. Two Gallants tells the tale of Lenehan, a man down on his luck and pushed to the point where he'll do anything to get by…
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Bloomsday:The Rosenbach is proud to own James Joyce's manuscript of Ulysses

Bloomsday:The Rosenbach is proud to own James Joyce's manuscript of Ulysses | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
The Rosenbach is proud to own James Joyce's manuscript of Ulysses (more info here) and we hope you will join us for our 23rd annual Bloomsday celebration!
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Poets and fans gather for WB Yeats celebrations in Sligo - Irish Times

Poets and fans gather for WB Yeats celebrations in Sligo - Irish Times | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
‘Absolutely Fabulous’ actor Joanna Lumley declares Sligo has stolen her heart
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A journey through James Joyce’s Dublin - Take a journey through Dublin and the events of Bloomsday - James Joyce's Ulysses - BBC Radio 4

A journey through James Joyce’s Dublin - Take a journey through Dublin and the events of Bloomsday - James Joyce's Ulysses - BBC Radio 4 | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
The sights and sounds of Dublin are the backdrop to Ulysses.
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Review: New volume of Edna O'Brien short stories spans 5 decades of Irish ... - Winnipeg Free Press

Review: New volume of Edna O'Brien short stories spans 5 decades of Irish ... - Winnipeg Free Press | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
"The Love Object" (Little, Brown and Co.), by Edna O'BrienPut on a pot of tea and curl up with "The Love Object," the new collection of Edna O'Brien stories. If you're lucky, it'll be cold, damp and misty outside.
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Emma Donoghue pens children’s book

Emma Donoghue pens children’s book | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
Macmillan Children’s Books has acquired a children’s book by Emma Donoghue, author of adult bestseller Room.
The Lotterys Plus One is a middle-grade title about Sumac Lottery, a girl with six siblings, two mums, two dads.
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Between the Lines: Bloomsday celebration of Joyce at Sacramento library - Sacramento Bee

Between the Lines: Bloomsday celebration of Joyce at Sacramento library - Sacramento Bee | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
Perhaps no novel has generated as much controversy and gravitas as “Ulysses” by acclaimed Irish writer James Joyce (1882-1941).
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"Oileán na nGael", read in Irish by poet Pádraig Ó Laighin

Irish poet Pádraig Ó Laighin reading his poem "Oileán na nGael" in the Special Collections reading room in UCD Library.
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Ireland's shameful secret of forced adoptions was a story I had to write - Irish Times

Ireland's shameful secret of forced adoptions was a story I had to write - Irish Times | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
Ann O’Loughlin’s The Ballroom Cafe was inspired by the ‘small voices’ of unmarried mothers she interviewed who were forced by the church to surrender their children
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Celebrities celebrate James Joyce and WB Yeats in London

Celebrities celebrate James Joyce and WB Yeats in London | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
Ambassador Dan Mulhall with Lisa Dwan, Aisling Bea and Tamsin Greig at the Bloomsday/Yeatsday event held in London yesterday (Photos Mal McNally) TV favourite Dermot O’Leary and musician Cerys Matthews were among the celebrities who came out to...
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10 things we learned at Borris Festival of Writing and Ideas - Irish Times

10 things we learned at Borris Festival of Writing and Ideas - Irish Times | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
Who is David Gilmour’s favourite lyricist? Why are film adaptations inferior to the books? Can poetry replace liturgy? All these questions and more were answered in Co Carlow
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Aisling Ghéar, Irish Language Theatre

Aisling Ghéar, Irish Language Theatre | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
RT @GnoUladh: Aisling Ghéar, Irish Language Theatre http://t.co/J8E6jiQXC2
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► VIDEO: Joyceans in full bloom at Glasnevin Cemetery

► VIDEO: Joyceans in full bloom at Glasnevin Cemetery | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
The annual Bloomsday event at Glasnevin Cemetery took place featuring a reenactment from the 'Hades' chapter of James Joyce's Ulysses. Video: Daniel O'Connor
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The Year of Yeats

The Year of Yeats | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
It’s not too much of a stretch to say that this blog is in existence because of WB Yeats (born June 1865, died Jan 1939). In fact, all of my writings can be traced back to this poet. It’s true that...
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Bloomsday: It’s all about liver and kidneys at Glasnevin

Bloomsday: It’s all about liver and kidneys at Glasnevin | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
More than 100 James Joyce fans attend the celebration
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Free ebook by Project Gutenberg: Ulysses by James Joyce

Free ebook by Project Gutenberg: Ulysses by James Joyce | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
Free kindle book and epub digitized and proofread by Project Gutenberg.
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Irish pornographer spawns worldwide 'Bloomsday' and New Orleans celebrates - NOLA.com

Irish pornographer spawns worldwide 'Bloomsday' and New Orleans celebrates - NOLA.com | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
Author James Joyce gets his "Bloomsday" in New Orleans
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Victoria Kennefick on White Whale: navigating the poetry of grief

Victoria Kennefick on White Whale: navigating the poetry of grief | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
Inspired by her father’s courage facing death and the sea that was their shared element, the award-winning poet describes her debut collection as her message in a bottle
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A Bloomin’ daft idea that gives me no Joyce

A Bloomin’ daft idea that gives me no Joyce | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
AS the country prepares to go ‘Joyce mad’ on Sunday, Dave Kenny explains why he never shared his father’s love of Bloomsday
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