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James Joyce: down and out in Dublin

James Joyce: down and out in Dublin | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
His landmark collection ‘Dubliners’ finally appeared 100 years ago. The struggle to publish it cut Joyce off from the Irish literary movement
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Books: A portrait of Joyce's city 100 years on - Independent.ie

Books: A portrait of Joyce's city 100 years on - Independent.ie | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
What if ‘Dubliners’ was written today, 100 years after the publication of the famous collection of short stories? John Boland on a new book in which writers like Donal Ryan, Eimear McBr
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‘Digital Dubliners’ brings James Joyce’s short stories up to date

‘Digital Dubliners’ brings James Joyce’s short stories up to date | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
A roomful of tech-savvy students at Boston College has put together a multimedia edition of the 100-year-old collection
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Yeats Day 2014 - WB Yeats Birthday 13 June - Craftfest - Nobel Dinner - Art - Competitions.yeatsday.com

Yeats Day 2014 - WB Yeats Birthday 13 June - Craftfest - Nobel Dinner - Art - Competitions.yeatsday.com | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
Yeats Birthday 13 June, 2014 will be celebrated once again this year with poetry and art competitions, drama, music, the LilyLolly Craft Fest and a cookery competition.
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INTERVIEW: Niamh Boyce

The Herbalist is told from multiple perspectives. How did you make the decision to tell the story in that way?  I didn’t plan to have it written that way. I don’t plot. I took down whatever the...
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DUBLINERS: A QUARTET Set for Greene Space at WNYC, 6/28-29

DUBLINERS: A QUARTET Set for Greene Space at WNYC, 6/28-29 | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
James Joyce's Dubliners, once considered scandalous, sacrilegious - and, for a decade, unpublishable -- this year celebrates its 100th year in print. The stories in the collection peer into the lives of everyday Irishmen and women - the poor, the ordinary, working girls and wandering men -- portraying otherwise unremarkable people in some of the most luminous prose in the English language, recording their hopes and dreams, triumphs and tragedies in all their ragged humanity.
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My hero: Eimear McBride on James Joyce

My hero: Eimear McBride on James Joyce | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
The winner of the first Bailey's women's prize for fiction on how Joyce changed her lifeJoyce really set my universe on its end. Reading Ulysses changed everything I thought about language, and everything I understood about what a book could do.
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Fourth year of Italo Irish Literature Exchange is celebrated by three publications

Fourth year of Italo Irish Literature Exchange is celebrated by three publications | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
    Fourth year of Italo Irish Literature Exchange is celebrated by three publications (Press Release) Next week (4–10 June) marks the fourth year of the Italo Irish Literature Exchange (IILE).
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Emily Henrietta Hickey: Irish Woman Poet

Emily Henrietta Hickey: Irish Woman Poet | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
Emily Henrietta Hickey (1845–1923) was born in Enniscorthy, Wexford and studied and later lectured in Cambridge. In addition to several collections of poems she also published short stories and was...
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Keane's widow 'moved' by portrait of John B - Independent.ie

Keane's widow 'moved' by portrait of John B - Independent.ie | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
JOHN B Keane's widow Mary said she was "moved beyond belief" when a portrait of her late husband was unveiled in the bar of the Gaiety Theatre last night.
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Banville and McBride top of the world after double literary win

Banville and McBride top of the world after double literary win | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
Irish writers John Banville and Eimear McBride have achieved a remarkable double literary success by claiming two prestigious international prizes.
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Brought to Book: John Boyne on Noddy, Homer Wells, ‘Birdsong’ and a Kindle tip

Brought to Book: John Boyne on Noddy, Homer Wells, ‘Birdsong’  and  a Kindle tip | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
‘I am at my happiest when I have completed a first draft of a novel and am about to begin a second’
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Poetry: Shock of the new in a slew of selected poems

Poetry: Shock of the new in a slew of selected poems | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
Tom Paulin, Harry Clifton, Noel Monahan and Paul Perry all have new collections
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Books: Hedonistic but joyless coming of age in Dublin - Independent.ie

Books: Hedonistic but joyless coming of age in Dublin - Independent.ie | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
It's hard not to think that the small Irish publishers, The Lilliput Press, are riding the crest of a new wave of young Irish talent with their run of compelling novels from young autho
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John Kelly joins Tom Dunne in studio

John Kelly joins Tom Dunne in studio | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
Tom chats to broadcaster and writer John Kelly. John plays some of his own records and speaks about his passion for music and his new...
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‘Dubliners’ At 100

‘Dubliners’ At 100 | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
This year marks a century since the publication of Dubliners by James Joyce, and a year since writer and editor Thomas Morris struck on an idea to riff on the literary classic.
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Tele Recommends: Northern Ireland's best bookshops - BelfastTelegraph.co.uk

Tele Recommends: Northern Ireland's best bookshops - BelfastTelegraph.co.uk | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
Dr Eamon Phoenix is principal lecturer in history and head of lifelong learning at Stranmillis University College, Queen's University, Belfast. A political historian, he is also a regul
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Behind the Couch: Limerick short story by Tom McElligott

Behind the Couch: Limerick short story by Tom McElligott | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
In our latest spotlight on the work of local writers in Limerick, we bring you a short called 'Behind the Couch' by Tom McElligott.
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Baileys Prize 2014: Eimear McBride's win is a coup for readers - Telegraph

Baileys Prize 2014: Eimear McBride's win is a coup for readers - Telegraph | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
Eimear McBride's experimental novel A Girl Is a Half-Formed Thing is a dazzling achievement, and with its Baileys Prize win has changed the face of mainstream fiction
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Two poems by Eileen Sheehan

Two poems by Eileen Sheehan | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
    My Father, Long Dead My father, long dead, has become air Become scent of pipe smoke, of turf smoke, of resin Become light and shade on the river Become foxglove, buttercup, tree bark Become corncrake lost from the meadow Become silence, places...
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Irish University Review - Full Issue on Brendan Behan

Irish University Review - Full Issue on Brendan Behan | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
Before his tragic death by self-destructive alcoholism at age 41, Brendan Behan was a celebrated Irish poet, short story writer, novelist, and playwright who wrote in both English and Irish. Fifty ...
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Eimear McBride Wins 2014 Kerry Prize - YouTube

Eimear McBride won the Kerry Group Irish Novel of the Year 2014 at Listowel Writers' Week. Includes the prize announcement, her acceptance speech, and a brie...
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Hennessy New Irish Writing: The Dead Of Winter by Henrietta McKervey

Hennessy New Irish Writing: The Dead Of Winter by Henrietta McKervey | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
Typical, just typical. I've trudged five cold, rain-sodden miles out from Newport to visit Grace O'Malley's castle only there's nothing to see. Not even a sign – unless you count the ta
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