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A double act wasn't in the script for the Abbey - Irish Independent

A double act wasn't in the script for the Abbey - Irish Independent | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
A team of two Scots will take over as joint directors at our National Theatre in January 2017. Neil Murray and Graham McLaren will overlap with Fiach Mac Conghail, the outgoing director
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Irish Theatre Players to Host 2015 One Act Festival - Broadway World

Irish Theatre Players to Host 2015 One Act Festival - Broadway World | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
 Following their recent highly successful and critically acclaimed sell-out production of John B. Keane's 'Big Maggie', the Irish Theatre Players (ITP) present their annual Festival of One Act Plays.
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Trinity College Dublin celebrates mystery of myths in its children's books ... - Irish Times

Trinity College Dublin celebrates mystery of myths in its children's books ... - Irish Times | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
Upon the Wild Waves explores the wealth of children’s books from across the globe held at Trinity College Library
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A Dog Has Died

A Dog Has Died | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
I thought I should publish the piece below as a blog. It was broadcast on Sunday Miscellany (RTE Radio 1, Ireland) recently, and perhaps it interests dog people . . . so here goes.
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Our man in Dublin, Yeats - Why Has India Forgotten Him?

Our man in Dublin, Yeats - Why Has India Forgotten Him? | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
It is the Irish poet's sesquicentennial and the world is rediscovering him. Why has India forgotten him?
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UCD's Ulysses Centre aims to be more than a museum - Irish Times

UCD's Ulysses Centre aims to be more than a museum - Irish Times | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
Newman House is to be transformed into a venue to celebrate Ireland’s literary tradition
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W. B. Yeats:A Poet's Apocalyptic Vision - Wall Street Journal

W. B. Yeats:A Poet's Apocalyptic Vision - Wall Street Journal | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
‘The Second Coming’ outlines William Butler Yeats’s fearful vision of the future based on the moral anarchy of the present.
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Hennessy short story of the month: In the trees. In the rain. All around. by John Murphy

Hennessy short story of the month: In the trees. In the rain. All around. by John Murphy | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
This month’s winning short story in the Hennessy New Irish Writing competition is by John Murphy
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There’s not much I like about Ireland, so I live in London

There’s not much I like about Ireland, so I live in London | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
I am an emigrant, but that feels too grandiose a term for a girl who works in an office in London
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Limerick nurse wins UL creative writing scholarship

Limerick nurse wins UL creative writing scholarship | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
Liz Kelly, director Bealtaine 2015; Ainna Fawcett-Henesy, bursary recipient and Prof Joseph O’Connor, UL. Picture: Alan Place/FusionShooters.
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Yeats is open to challenge in many areas. So here goes.

Yeats is open to challenge in many areas. So here goes. | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
At a recent meeting organised by UCD at Newman House, Senator Susan O'Keeffe, chair of Yeats150, said that during this year of the celebrating of WB Yeats, the poet should also be chall
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Theatre: New play honours the 1916 Rising through traditional Irish music ... - Irish Independent

Theatre: New play honours the 1916 Rising through traditional Irish music ... - Irish Independent | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
A new stage show honouring the 1916 Rising through traditional Irish music, song and dance, kicks off at The Tivoli Theatre tonight, Thursday June 25.
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W.B. Yeats: Readings and Discussions of his Life and Work

W.B. Yeats: Readings and Discussions of his Life and Work | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
The most important collection of Burns�s life and works, at Burns Cottage and museum in Alloway, Ayrshire
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Drumcliffe still a draw for Yeats fans, says festival head - The Irish Times - Irish Times

Drumcliffe still a draw for Yeats fans, says festival head - The Irish Times - Irish Times | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
Emergence of new documents cast doubt over whether poet’s remains buried in Sligo
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Top 10 Irish-American writers (VIDEO)

Top 10 Irish-American writers (VIDEO) | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
From Dennis Lehane to Samantha Power, the best of the best Irish-American writers and Irish writers in America.
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Return to Ireland: The Black Snow by Paul Lynch: Review - Toronto Star

Return to Ireland: The Black Snow by Paul Lynch: Review - Toronto Star | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
Return to a backward- and inward-looking society; with clear relevance to the modern global rise of anti-immigration sentiment
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Historical fiction - Hamilton Spectator

Historical fiction - Hamilton Spectator | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
Ireland invades historical fiction as Linda Diebel takes a look at two of the latest historical fiction reads.
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Windharp: Poems of Ireland since 1916

Windharp: Poems of Ireland since 1916 | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
Windharp  is an anthology that follows the twists and turns of Irish history, culture and society through the work of its remarkable standing army of poets. Edited by Niall MacMonagle, Ireland's most trusted poetry commentator, Windharp  is an accessible and inspiring journey through a century of Irish life.
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Modern Ireland in 100 Artworks: 1952 – En Attendant Godot (Waiting for Godot) By Samuel Beckett

Modern Ireland in 100 Artworks: 1952 – En Attendant Godot (Waiting for Godot) By Samuel Beckett | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
Beckett’s absurdist masterpiece, which he wrote first in French, looks squarely at ‘humanity in ruins’ after the second World War – but still finds ways to be funny, touching and oddly beautiful
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Dervla Murphy: Between River and Sea: Encounters in Israel and Palestine | Review

Dervla Murphy: Between River and Sea: Encounters in Israel and Palestine | Review | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
The travel writer is as forthright as ever as she meets people on both sides of the conflict, writes Mary Russell
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Rhymerag.net | Dragon Girl by Aaron Clarke (13)

Rhymerag.net | Dragon Girl by Aaron Clarke (13) | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
Áine was a girl aged nine,
who made a mess from time to time;
but on this one particular day
she became much too curious … with a price to pay.

Her mother was leaving for the shops:
“Don’t open the door or your magic stops!”
But as Áine’s mother decides to leave,
little Áine has some tricks up her sleeve. ...
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Minister launches Summer Reading Programme

Minister launches Summer Reading Programme | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
Jan O’Sullivan, Minister for Education and Skills, pictured with Zoe (4) and Ava Ryan (7), Castletroy at the launch of the public libraries Summer Reading Programmes for children which took place in Dooradoyle Library, Limerick.Photograph Liam...
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