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DBF Interviews: Nessa O'Mahony

DBF Interviews: Nessa O'Mahony | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
Ahead of her appearance at The Inspiration of Life, Love and Loss event, poet Nessa O'Mahony tells us what inspires her to write.   Q: Writers and poets are fuelled by their lives, loves and l...
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Nadine O'Regan: Shabby Abbey? - The Sunday Business Post

Nadine O'Regan: Shabby Abbey? - The Sunday Business Post | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
Not good enough. Not worthy of admiration. Not ready to be performed on the Abbey stage. But hey: “them’s the breaks”, right? That was the message Fiach Mac Conghail, director of the Abbey Theatre, delivered to women in recent days, when he announced that his forthcoming programme commemorating the 1916 centenary would contain almost noRead More
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Rue Morgue: Dublin to commemorate Dracula author BRAM STOKER with a bronze bus

Rue Morgue: Dublin to commemorate Dracula author BRAM STOKER with a bronze bus | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
Dublin to commemorate Dracula author BRAM STOKER with a bronze bust
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Launch: An Bhé Ghlas - le Cathal Ó Searcaigh

Event Details Start: 10 November 2015 6:30 pm Ba mhór againn do chuideachta nuair a sheolfaidh an Dr Caoimhín Mac Giolla Léith An Bhé Ghlas le Cathal Ó Searcaigh 6.30in, Dé Máirt 10 Samhain, Books Upstairs, 17 Sráid D’Olier, BÁC 2. Fáilte roimh chách. Leabhar Breac would appreciate your company in joining Dr Caoimhín Mac Giolla Léith for the launch of An Bhé Ghlas by Cathal ...
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Happy Birthday, Mr. Stoker!

Happy Birthday, Mr. Stoker! | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
Today, 8 November 2015, is Bram Stoker's 168th birth anniversary. To celebrate both his birthday, and the launch of the Bram Stoker Bronze Bust Project, we are selling today only for a special pric...
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1916 celebrations thrive while our heritage starves - Irish Independent

1916 celebrations thrive while our heritage starves - Irish Independent | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
The manuscript of James Joyce's Finnegans Wake is in the British Museum, not in the National Library of Ireland. It is there at the express wish of Nora Barnacle Joyce, her vengeance on
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Beidh Cré na Cille i 20 teanga eile faoi cheann 10 mbliana

Beidh Cré na Cille i 20 teanga eile faoi cheann 10 mbliana | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
Tá sé i gceist ag Cló Iar-Chonnacht go mbeadh an t-úrscéal Cré na Cille ar fáil in os cionn scór teangacha faoi cheann deich mbliana.
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An Domhan seo againne

An Domhan seo againne | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
Íomhá Ron Rosenstockan domhan seo againne . . .
gan greim againn
ar aon ní
this world of ours . . .
nothing to grip
nothing to hold
我らが世
握るものなし
持つものなし
Leagan Seapáinise: Mariko Sumikura (Kyoto) this warl o oors...
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A Bard day's night at festival of humorous verse - the Irish News

A Bard day's night at festival of humorous verse - the Irish News | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
AS ONE of the main men behind the famed Bard of Armagh Festival of Humorous Verse, you would expect that John Makem would have a long, witty and poetic speech well rehearsed for his daughter's wedding tomorrow.
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‘Inishturk’ and other poems by Alvy Garragher

‘Inishturk’ and other poems by Alvy Garragher | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
Confession   he gave me three Hail Marys, even though I couldn’t remember any sins to tell him and relied solely on things I’d read in Dennis the Menace, whispered words I’d heard my parents screaming, just to hear how they sounded, see his...
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BWW Review: THE NIGHT ALIVE at Round House Theatre - Irish Playwright Conor ... - Broadway World

BWW Review: THE NIGHT ALIVE at Round House Theatre - Irish Playwright Conor ... - Broadway World | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
Ryan Rilette directs extraordinary cast in riveting drama.
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The Gigli Concert: Stellar production does Ireland's greatest living ... - Irish Mirror

The Gigli Concert: Stellar production does Ireland's greatest living ... - Irish Mirror | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
Strong performances bring Tom Murphy's magical dialogue to life in this darkly comic play
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Review: Thirteen Ways of Looking proves Colum McCann’s talents remain unassailed

Review: Thirteen Ways of Looking proves Colum McCann’s talents remain unassailed | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
Colum McCann’s talents remain unassailed
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Literary journal Irish Pages dedicated to Seamus Heaney; poet Jane Clarke reads from her wildly popular collection; and Laureate na nÓg Eoin Colfer launches a new book of stories

Literary journal Irish Pages dedicated to Seamus Heaney; poet Jane Clarke reads from her wildly popular collection; and Laureate na nÓg Eoin Colfer launches a new book of stories | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
Literary journal Irish Pages dedicated to Seamus Heaney; poet Jane Clarke reads from her wildly popular collection; and Laureate na nÓg Eoin Colfer launches a new book of stories.
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Ghost stories: Conor McPherson weighs life's mystery at Jungle Theater in ... - Minneapolis Star Tribune

Ghost stories: Conor McPherson weighs life's mystery at Jungle Theater in ... - Minneapolis Star Tribune | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
Noted Irish playwright deals with fate and the mysteries of life in his third staging at the Jungle Theater in Minneapolis.
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Author leads charge against Ireland's campus rape culture

Author leads charge against Ireland's campus rape culture | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
Louise O'Neill is not afraid of change.
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A poem for Remembrance Sunday, by Sarah Clancy

A poem for Remembrance Sunday, by Sarah Clancy | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
As I Walked Out A Bit Too Late. (after Francis Ledwidge and Laurie Lee on Remembrance Sunday) As I set out this morning just before noon the sky held eye contact one blue second too long but like Laurie Lee I set off too late, I left when Guernica...
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Kevin Barry: ‘I want to go as wild as I can within my stories’

Kevin Barry: ‘I want to go as wild as I can within my stories’ | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
The City of Bohane author on Ireland’s radicals, escaping the internet, and why he chose to write about John Lennon
Kevin Barry’s first novel, City of Bohane, won the Impac Dublin literary award. He is also the author of two short story collections.
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Edna O'Brien: 'I wanted to write about all the horror in the world' - Irish Independent

Edna O'Brien: 'I wanted to write about all the horror in the world' - Irish Independent | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
'It's amazing how a book comes to one," Edna O'Brien tells me with a twinkle in her eye. "They were filming a documentary about my life, and I was in the garden of the Merrion
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The Inventory: Colm Tóibín - Financial Times

The Inventory: Colm Tóibín - Financial Times | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
Colm Tóibín, 60, the 2011 winner of the Irish PEN Award, is the author of short stories, plays and eight novels, including The Master, The Testament of Mary and Brooklyn — which has just been adapted into a film.
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'Beauty Queen of Leenane' Visits Venice Theatre - SRQ Magazine

'Beauty Queen of Leenane' Visits Venice Theatre - SRQ Magazine | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
'Beauty Queen of Leenane' Visits Venice Theatre
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Venice Theatre's Stage II raises the curtain on a new season tonight, starting with a production of Martin McDonagh's Tony Award-winning dark Irish comedy The Beauty Queen of Leenane.
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Donegal students win fiction and poetry competition - Donegal Now

Donegal students win fiction and poetry competition - Donegal Now | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
Students at Finn Valley College have won top prizes at the Allingham 2015 Secondary Schools Fiction & Poetry competition.
Nicole McLouchlin won 1st prize in the U1...
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Film Review: 'Brooklyn' is full of 'rich details' - Santa Monica Daily Press

Film Review: 'Brooklyn' is full of 'rich details' - Santa Monica Daily Press | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
“Brooklyn” is a film created from the 2009 historical novel by Irish writer Colm Toibin. The book won the 2009 Costa Award.
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