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Muse of Yeats festival; Seamus Heaney exhibition; Anakana Schofield shortlisted - Irish Times

Muse of Yeats festival; Seamus Heaney exhibition; Anakana Schofield shortlisted - Irish Times | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
Colm Tóibín at Trinity; literary elite in Ballsbridge; Irish Culture abroad for 2016
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Lisa Dawn on the challenges of bringing Beckett to the stage

Lisa Dawn on the challenges of bringing Beckett to the stage | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
The Irish actress will perform the Beckett triology this month in Toronto at Canadian Stage
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THIRTEEN WAYS OF LOOKING by Colum McCann | Kirkus Reviews

THIRTEEN WAYS OF LOOKING by Colum McCann | Kirkus Reviews | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
A superbly crafted and deeply moving collection of fiction, with a provocative back story.
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Fiction Book Review: Thirteen Ways of Looking by Colum McCann.

Fiction Book Review: Thirteen Ways of Looking by Colum McCann. | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
A novella evoking insecurity in the age of security cameras and three heartbreaking stories make up McCann’s (TransAtlantic) latest short-fiction collection. Various ways of looking—which are
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Colum McCann's author’s note & victim impact statement after his New Haven Assault

Colum McCann's author’s note & victim impact statement after his New Haven Assault | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
On the 27th of June, 2014, I was assaulted in New Haven, Connecticut, punched and knocked unconscious after trying to help a woman who had also been assaulted along a busy city street
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New Seamus Heaney exhibition for Dublin

New Seamus Heaney exhibition for Dublin | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
Fans of the late Nobel Laureate Seamus Heaney are in for a treat with news that a landmark exhibition celebrating his...
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Anakana Scho­field's Martin John explores warped desires

Anakana Scho­field's Martin John explores warped desires | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
Although it’s already being hailed as one of the year’s most important novels, Anakana Scho­field’s new Martin John is an unsettling book to read.
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Ciaran Carson on tour in the U.S. next month

Ciaran Carson on tour in the U.S. next month | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
We are pleased to announce that Ciaran Carson will be on tour in the U.S. this November. If you’ve never had the opportunity to see him read his work, you’re in for a treat. His lively readings com...
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Behind the Curtain at Lughnasa - Irish Times

Behind the Curtain at Lughnasa - Irish Times | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
Find the latest Irish and international news including Irish sports, analysis, business, weather and more from the definitive brand of quality news in Ireland.
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Oedipus Rex: by W.B. Yeats A Reading | Abbey Theatre - Amharclann na Mainistreach

Oedipus Rex: by W.B. Yeats A Reading | Abbey Theatre - Amharclann na Mainistreach | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
The Abbey Theatre is the national theatre of Ireland.
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Pogues and Joni Mitchell go gaeilge for festival

Pogues and Joni Mitchell go gaeilge for festival | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
IMRAM, the Irish Language Literature Festival, returns to Dublin next week and amid the myriad of readings and workshops there's also a unique chance to enjoy the music of The Pogues and Joni Mitchell as gaeilge.
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‘Thirteen Ways of Looking’ review: New stories from Colum McCann - The Washington Post

‘Thirteen Ways of Looking’ review: New stories from Colum McCann - The Washington Post | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
The first collection in more than a decade from the celebrated author of ‘Let the Great World Spin’
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#1 "Scan" by billy ramsell

#1 "Scan" by billy ramsell | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
Introduction What struck me about this poem was the vividness of its imagery/metaphors, and the fact that so many images were linked to one idea. Some poems that try this approach can come across as...
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National Poetry Day in Armagh - The John Hewitt Society

National Poetry Day in Armagh - The John Hewitt Society | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
Two fine Northern Irish poets Ruth Carr & Frank Ormsby celebrate National Poetry Day in the heart of Armagh.
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Banshees In Print! Claire Hennessy and Laura Jane Cassidy Tell All

Banshees In Print! Claire Hennessy and Laura Jane Cassidy Tell All | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
New literary journal Banshee launched last month, with events in Cork (as part of the Cork International Short Story Festival) and Dublin (in The Liquor Rooms, with the fabulous Tara Flynn) ushering it into the world.
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Announcing the Winner of the Francis Mac Manus Short Story Competition 201

Announcing the Winner of the Francis Mac Manus Short Story Competition 201 | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
Winner of the Francis Mac Manus Short Story Competition 2015
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Colm Tóibín: On Giacometti

Colm Tóibín: On Giacometti | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
In this video a praised contemporary Irish author – Colm Tóibín – muses on an art-icon of the 1960s – Alberto Giacometti – and his celebrated post-war sculpture ‘Homme qui marche’ with its both existential and universal expression.
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For second time in three years, an Irish woman wins School Librarian of the Year

For second time in three years, an Irish woman wins School Librarian of the Year | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
Annie Brady of St Paul’s CBS Secondary School honoured at ceremony in London
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Ailbhe Darcy Review: Lost Tribe of the Wicklow Mountains (Salmon, 2014) by Dave Lordan

Ailbhe Darcy Review: Lost Tribe of the Wicklow Mountains (Salmon, 2014) by Dave Lordan | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
Review: Lost Tribe of the Wicklow Mountains (Salmon, 2014) by Dave Lordan Reading Dave Lordan’s latest collection of poetry, Lost Tribe of the Wicklow Mountains, I thought at one point of Marco Pol...
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A Slanting of the Sun by Donal Ryan review – brilliant, bleak, plain-speaking

A Slanting of the Sun by Donal Ryan review – brilliant, bleak, plain-speaking | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
Stories of Irish rural despair from the Guardian first book award winner
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Irish-English author nominated for $100k prize - RTE.ie

Irish-English author nominated for $100k prize - RTE.ie | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
Irish-English author Anakana Schofield has been nominated for Canada's prestigious $100,000 Giller Prize for her forthcoming novel Martin John.
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