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What's it like to switch between novelist and script writer? Emma Donoghue knows - Mashable

What's it like to switch between novelist and script writer? Emma Donoghue knows - Mashable | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
An interview with Emma Donoghue, author of "Room", on solo and collaborative writing.
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Culture Shock: Garry Hynes’s astonishing, exhilarating ‘DruidShakespeare’

Culture Shock: Garry Hynes’s astonishing, exhilarating ‘DruidShakespeare’ | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
The director’s extraordinary take on Shakespeare’s Henry plays, reworked by Mark O’Rowe and starring Aisling O’Sullivan, Derbhle Crotty and Marty Rea, feels like a sweeping epic as a whole, but moment by moment it feels intimate and detailed
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Read a New Poem by Michael Longley

Read a New Poem by Michael Longley | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
'The Snowdrops' is taken from the award-winning Belfast poet's new illustrated collection Sea Asters
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Imagines

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New Dublin Press is an Irish small-press publisher and performance
organiser committed to innovative work across disciplines and media.
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ITALO-IRISH LITERATURE EXCHANGE 2014: COVER REVEAL - LOST BETWEEN ANTHOLOGY

ITALO-IRISH LITERATURE EXCHANGE 2014: COVER REVEAL - LOST BETWEEN ANTHOLOGY | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
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Modern Ireland in 100 Artworks: 1945 – The Demon Lover and Other Stories, by Elizabeth Bowen

Modern Ireland in 100 Artworks: 1945 – The Demon Lover and Other Stories, by Elizabeth Bowen | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
The writer used her unique imagination to devastating effect in these stories
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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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The Shadow Of A Gunman – Abbey Theatre – Review

The Shadow Of A Gunman – Abbey Theatre – Review | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
The Shadow Of A Gunman – Abbey Theatre – Review
Donal Davoren (Mark O’Halloran) is a man of words, a poet who is staying with Seamus Shields (David Ganly) in a Dublin tenement.
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Peter Fallon: ‘I see the relationship between editor and author as less a duel than a duet’

Peter Fallon: ‘I see the relationship between editor and  author  as less a duel than a duet’ | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
Authors and editors: ‘Sloppy editors say yes to everything; good editors take the harder path, and get stuck in’ – Vona Groarke
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'The Ballroom Cafe' features heady brew of hate and scandal

'The Ballroom Cafe' features heady brew of hate and scandal | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
Irish Examiner journalist Ann O?Loughlin last night launched her debut novel
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OH BROTHER, WHERE ART THOU GONE?

OH BROTHER, WHERE ART THOU GONE? | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
The Sound of Typing In a poem I wrote a decade or two ago, a bison appears to me in a dream, and gives me a short, facetious resumé of my writing career, dwelling mainly on the development of the technical aspects: A sentence now, a sentence...
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Denis Donoghue: Why WB Yeats matters

Denis Donoghue: Why WB Yeats matters | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
As even the hostile critic FR Leavis conceded, in Yeats’s poetry ‘there is no element of a man’s experience in the twentieth century that, of its nature, it excludes’
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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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