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Voices from the Irish Revival | The Abbey Theatre | the Dublin Almanac

Voices from the Irish Revival | The Abbey Theatre | the Dublin Almanac | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
Voices from the Irish Revival at The Abbey Theatre on 22 June: This one-off event celebrates the launch of Handbook of the Irish Revival, edited by Declan Kiberd and P.J. Mathews.
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What is poetry? Three masters look for answers

What is poetry? Three masters look for answers | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
Beekeeping, Belfast and Buddhism: books of lectures by Harry Clifton, Paula Meehan and Michael Longley cast the net wide
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Animals in Irish Literature and Culture - Kathryn Kirkpatrick - Palgrave Macmillan

Animals in Irish Literature and Culture - Kathryn Kirkpatrick - Palgrave Macmillan | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
Animals in Irish Literature and Culture spans the early modern period to the present, and includes essays exploring some of Ireland's better known animals—birds, horses, pigs, cows, and dogs—as well as its less considered animals—hares, foxes,...
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What's it like to switch between novelist and script writer? Emma Donoghue knows - Mashable

What's it like to switch between novelist and script writer? Emma Donoghue knows - Mashable | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
An interview with Emma Donoghue, author of "Room", on solo and collaborative writing.
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Culture Shock: Garry Hynes’s astonishing, exhilarating ‘DruidShakespeare’

Culture Shock: Garry Hynes’s astonishing, exhilarating ‘DruidShakespeare’ | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
The director’s extraordinary take on Shakespeare’s Henry plays, reworked by Mark O’Rowe and starring Aisling O’Sullivan, Derbhle Crotty and Marty Rea, feels like a sweeping epic as a whole, but moment by moment it feels intimate and detailed
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Read a New Poem by Michael Longley

Read a New Poem by Michael Longley | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
'The Snowdrops' is taken from the award-winning Belfast poet's new illustrated collection Sea Asters
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Imagines

Imagines | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
New Dublin Press is an Irish small-press publisher and performance
organiser committed to innovative work across disciplines and media.
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ITALO-IRISH LITERATURE EXCHANGE 2014: COVER REVEAL - LOST BETWEEN ANTHOLOGY

ITALO-IRISH LITERATURE EXCHANGE 2014: COVER REVEAL - LOST BETWEEN ANTHOLOGY | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
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Modern Ireland in 100 Artworks: 1945 – The Demon Lover and Other Stories, by Elizabeth Bowen

Modern Ireland in 100 Artworks: 1945 – The Demon Lover and Other Stories, by Elizabeth Bowen | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
The writer used her unique imagination to devastating effect in these stories
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"Drochblas an Athar Troy", read by poet Pádraig Ó Snodaigh

Irish poet Pádraig Ó Snodaigh reading his poem "Drochblas an Athar Troy".
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Book Launch: Here’s Me Here by Glenn Patterson

Book Launch: Here’s Me Here by Glenn Patterson | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
Tuesday 23 June 6.30pm Here’s Me Here: Further Reflections of a Lapsed Protestant (New Island Books) features a wide and thought-provoking selection of Glenn Pa
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Irish fiction at Edinburgh with Donal Ryan and Michèle Forbes – podcast

Irish fiction at Edinburgh with Donal Ryan and Michèle Forbes – podcast | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
Guardian first book award winner Donal Ryan takes us back to county Tipperary, while Michèle Forbes heads to Belfast for a novel of submerged secrets
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Top Irish theatre to check out this summer in New York – IrishCentral | Ghosts, UFOs, Afterlife, Robots

Top Irish theatre to check out this summer in New York – IrishCentral | Ghosts, UFOs, Afterlife, Robots | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
IrishCentralTop Irish theatre to check out this summer in New YorkIrishCentralSet in a remote country pub in Ireland, the story follows what happens when a...
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Theatre review: The Shadow of a Gunman, Abbey Theatre, Dublin

Theatre review: The Shadow of a Gunman, Abbey Theatre, Dublin | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
Director Wayne Jordan provides a clever modern take in this revival of Sean O’Casey’s war-of-independence drama from 1923.
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NWW Writing Weekend 24th-26th July - at a glance - North West Words

NWW Writing Weekend 24th-26th July - at a glance - North West Words | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
Click on the images below to open and enlarge them.
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Young Ireland and the Writing of Irish History review: big men, big ballads ... - Irish Times (blog)

Young Ireland and the Writing of Irish History review: big men, big ballads ... - Irish Times (blog) | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
The enduring Young Ireland school of Thomas Davis, Charles Gavan Duffy and approached history as a way to foster a national spirit
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The Shadow Of A Gunman – Abbey Theatre – Review

The Shadow Of A Gunman – Abbey Theatre – Review | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
The Shadow Of A Gunman – Abbey Theatre – Review
Donal Davoren (Mark O’Halloran) is a man of words, a poet who is staying with Seamus Shields (David Ganly) in a Dublin tenement.
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Peter Fallon: ‘I see the relationship between editor and author as less a duel than a duet’

Peter Fallon: ‘I see the relationship between editor and  author  as less a duel than a duet’ | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
Authors and editors: ‘Sloppy editors say yes to everything; good editors take the harder path, and get stuck in’ – Vona Groarke
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'The Ballroom Cafe' features heady brew of hate and scandal

'The Ballroom Cafe' features heady brew of hate and scandal | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
Irish Examiner journalist Ann O?Loughlin last night launched her debut novel
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OH BROTHER, WHERE ART THOU GONE?

OH BROTHER, WHERE ART THOU GONE? | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
The Sound of Typing In a poem I wrote a decade or two ago, a bison appears to me in a dream, and gives me a short, facetious resumé of my writing career, dwelling mainly on the development of the technical aspects: A sentence now, a sentence...
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Denis Donoghue: Why WB Yeats matters

Denis Donoghue: Why WB Yeats matters | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
As even the hostile critic FR Leavis conceded, in Yeats’s poetry ‘there is no element of a man’s experience in the twentieth century that, of its nature, it excludes’
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"Oileán na nGael", read in Irish by poet Pádraig Ó Laighin

Irish poet Pádraig Ó Laighin reading his poem "Oileán na nGael" in the Special Collections reading room in UCD Library.
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Ireland's shameful secret of forced adoptions was a story I had to write - Irish Times

Ireland's shameful secret of forced adoptions was a story I had to write - Irish Times | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
Ann O’Loughlin’s The Ballroom Cafe was inspired by the ‘small voices’ of unmarried mothers she interviewed who were forced by the church to surrender their children
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