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Absurd Policeman – An Irishman’s Diary about Flann O’Brien and bicycles

Absurd Policeman – An Irishman’s Diary about Flann O’Brien and bicycles | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
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The Note for Grief-The Travels of Sorrow, by Dermot Healy

The Note for Grief-The Travels of Sorrow, by Dermot Healy | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
Each year Dermot Healy built a stone wall on the beach near his home, only for it to be washed away by the sea. Loss, his poems seem to say, is an intrinsic aspect of our world, and inseparable from its material reality.
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Cait O'Riordan surprises Donal Ryan- I'm A Man You Don't Meet Everyday

Irish author Donal Ryan gets a surprise when Cait O'Riordan pops in into studio and gives him a personal rendition of the Irish ballad 'I'm A Man You Don'
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Thirteen poets selected for the Poetry Ireland Introductions Series 2017 | Poetry Ireland

Thirteen poets selected for the Poetry Ireland Introductions Series 2017 | Poetry Ireland | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
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#OTD in 1880 – Birth of playwright, Sean O’Casey, in Dublin.

#OTD in 1880 – Birth of playwright, Sean O’Casey, in Dublin. | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
“It’s my rule never to lose me temper till it would be detrimental to keep it.” –Sean O’Casey Birth of playwright, Seán O’Casey, born John Casey or John Cassidy. A 1965 film titled Young Cassidy, starring Rod Taylor is a Biographical drama based on the early years of his life depicting his early life of…
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The Literary London podcast. : Irish Writers Part 2

Irish Writers Part 2 https://t.co/2VIlWmQKID
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McBride and Perry shortlisted for RSL Encore Award 2017 | The Bookseller

McBride and Perry shortlisted for RSL Encore Award 2017 | The Bookseller | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
Eimear McBride and Sarah Perry have been shortlisted for 2017's £10,000 RSL Encore Award for the best second novel of the year.
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Banter – Where is the Great GAA Novel?

Banter – Where is the Great GAA Novel? | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
RT @KCsixtyseven: John McGahern's anniversary today. One of the few Irish writers to engage with the GAA. https://t.co/zxMOvBHNAO
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Donal Ryan on John McGahern: ‘Amongst Women’ almost finished me. How could a book be this good?

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John McGahern explored in erudite yet accessible study

John McGahern explored in erudite yet accessible study | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
Review: Touchstones: John McGahern’s Classical Style by Frank Shovlin
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Poetry Day Ireland and Fota Wildlife Park competition winners announced | Poetry Ireland

Poetry Day Ireland and Fota Wildlife Park competition winners announced | Poetry Ireland | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
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Sligo Today News for Sligo County - Writer needs your love (stories)

Sligo Today News for Sligo County - Writer needs your love (stories) | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
Online Daily News Service for County Sligo incorporating local, national and international news. Weather, sport, entertainment, farming, motoring and more.
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Myles Ahead - the many faces of Flann O'Brien who died on this day 1966

Myles Ahead - the many faces of Flann O'Brien who died on this day 1966 | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
Writer-Director Marc-Ivan O'Gorman pays tribute to author Brian O'Nolan, AKA Myles Na gCopaleen, AKA Flann O'Brien, the subject of his new docu-drama - and this week's Lyric Feature - Bones Of Contention.
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Walking Beneath Benbulben | Historic Graves Blog

Walking Beneath Benbulben | Historic Graves Blog | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
Some thoughts on surveying Drumcliffe Church of Ireland graveyard in 2017. This wonderful site is over 1000 years old and is also the burial place of WB Yeats.
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Florence Writer-in-Residence 2017

Florence Writer-in-Residence 2017 | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
Irish Writers Centre announces a writing residency with St Mark's Church, Florence in autumn 2016.
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Belfast poet wins National Poetry Competition accolade

Belfast poet wins National Poetry Competition accolade | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
SELECTED from a field of almost 13,000 entries from across the world, a Belfast poet has won a prestigious poetry competition.
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Culture File: Finding Máirtín Ó Cadhain...in Prague

Stream Culture File: Finding Máirtín Ó Cadhain...in Prague by Soundsdoable / Culture File from desktop or your mobile device
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Ruth McKee asks fellow writers Nuala O’Connor and Alan McMonagle about the power of a good story

Ruth McKee asks fellow writers Nuala O’Connor and Alan McMonagle about the power of a good story | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
Ruth McKee asks fellow writers Nuala O’Connor and Alan McMonagle about the power of a good story
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'The Curfew' by Stephen Sexton - winner of the 2016 National Poetry Competition.

'The Curfew' was the winner of the 2016 National Poetry Competition.
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Kildare Nationalist — The judges have chosen the winners of the Hennessy Literary Awards

Kildare Nationalist — The judges have chosen the winners of the Hennessy Literary Awards | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
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