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Three 12NOW poets longlisted for Seamus Heaney Award

Three 12NOW poets longlisted for Seamus Heaney Award | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
The longlist for the Seamus Heaney Award for New Writing has been announced by Community Arts Partnership, featuring three of Lagan’s 12NOW writers – Matthew Rice, Ross Thompson and Tor…
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Short & Long Lists, Short Story Contest 2016/17 - Fish Publishing

Short & Long Lists, Short Story Contest 2016/17 - Fish Publishing | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
Short Story Contest 2016/17 Short-list Long-list Congratulations to all those on the short and long lists. There were 1,300 stories entered. The winners, as selected by Neel Mukherjee, will be announced on the 17th March.   – Short Story Contest 2016/17: Short-list of 40 stories Title First Name Last Name       Johnny Cash’s …
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Kevin Barry Reads Brian Friel - The New Yorker

Kevin Barry Reads Brian Friel - The New Yorker | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
Kevin Barry joins Deborah Treisman to read and discuss Brian Friel’s “The Saucer of Larks,” from a 1960 issue of the magazine.
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New Fiction: From 'Once We Sang Like Other Men' by John MacKenna

New Fiction: From 'Once We Sang Like Other Men' by John MacKenna | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
We're delighted to present an extract from Words, one of the stories in Once We Sang Like Other Men (New Island), a new collection of short fiction from John McKenna.
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Death of a bookshop - John McEvoy reflects on his 20 years running the Crannóg Bookshop in Cavan town

Death of a bookshop - John McEvoy reflects on his 20 years running the Crannóg Bookshop in Cavan town | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
John McEvoy reflects on his 20 years running the Crannóg Bookshop in Cavan town, the role it played in a cultural revival and as a community hub, and its most famous visitor
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Baileys Women’s Prize for Fiction Longlist

Baileys Women’s Prize for Fiction Longlist | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
The Baileys Women’s Prize for Fiction Longlist has been announced. Read the full post.
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Eimear McBride on Baileys Women’s Prize for Fiction longlist

Eimear McBride on Baileys Women’s Prize for Fiction longlist | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
Irish author’s ‘The Lesser Bohemians’ faces competition from Atwood, Proulx and others
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Amateur Drama Circuit – An Important and Valid Irish Art Form

Amateur Drama Circuit – An Important and Valid Irish Art Form | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
Crowds from throughout the county are complimenting some great theatre all this week at the Kerry Drama Festival at Castleisland's Ivy Leaf Art Centre. The nine-night long event got off to
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Theatre History Podcast # 24: Exploring Plays About Urban Ireland with Dr. Elizabeth Mannion

Theatre History Podcast # 24: Exploring Plays About Urban Ireland with Dr. Elizabeth Mannion | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
Michael Lueger talks with Beth Mannion about plays depicting urban Ireland.
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Irish Women's Fiction: From Edgeworth to Enright by Heather Ingman - Irish Interest - Find Books From or About Ireland

Irish Women's Fiction: From Edgeworth to Enright by Heather Ingman - Irish Interest - Find Books From or About Ireland | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
Find books from or about Ireland, Search for Irish Books, Irish Writing, Irish Literature, Irish Books by Location, Irish Books by Placename, Irish Books by Townland, Irish Books Area, Irish Authors
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Colm Tóibín Short Story Award - Wexford Literary Festival

Colm Tóibín Short Story Award - Wexford Literary Festival | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
Wexford Literary Festival welcomes entries to its annual international Colm Tóibín Short Story Award. Wexford Literary Festival 2017 Enniscorthy.
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Eimear McBride on Baileys Women’s Prize for Fiction longlist

Eimear McBride on Baileys Women’s Prize for Fiction longlist | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
Irish author’s ‘The Lesser Bohemians’ faces competition from Atwood, Proulx and others
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HIV and AIDS in Irish Theatre: Queer Masculinities, Punishment, and 'Post-AIDS' Culture. - PubMed - NCBI

HIV and AIDS in Irish Theatre: Queer Masculinities, Punishment, and 'Post-AIDS' Culture. - PubMed - NCBI | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
J Med Humanit. 2017 Feb 27. doi: 10.1007/s10912-017-9439-3. [Epub ahead of print]
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Galway Independent - Nora Barnacle

Galway Independent - Nora Barnacle | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
Nora Barnacle was the wife of literary giant James Joyce. She was born on 21 or 22 March 1884 in the Galway Workhouse.
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Michael S. Begnal: “‘To Be an Irishman Too’: Jack Kerouac’s Irish Connection” in JSTOR

Michael S. Begnal: “‘To Be an Irishman Too’: Jack Kerouac’s Irish Connection” in JSTOR | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
My article on Jack Kerouac and Ireland — “‘To Be an Irishman Too’: Jack Kerouac’s Irish Connection” — from the journal Studies , Vol. 92
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A history of Ireland in 100 great quotes

A history of Ireland in 100 great quotes | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
From ‘Dress suitably, and buy a revolver’ and 'A terrible beauty' to 'We all partied'
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Fiction Book Review: House of Names by Colm Tóibín. Scribner, $26 (288p) ISBN 978-1-5011-4021-1

Fiction Book Review: House of Names  by Colm Tóibín. Scribner, $26  (288p) ISBN 978-1-5011-4021-1 | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
Tóibín’s 11th novel retells the ancient Greek tale of Clytemnestra, who kills her husband Agamemnon to avenge the death of their daughter Iphigenia, and her son Orestes, who kills her in turn to aveng
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The Wake Forest Series of Irish Poetry, Volume IV | WFU Press

The Wake Forest Series of Irish Poetry, Volume IV | WFU Press | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
This volume, edited by David Wheatley, includes selected poetry by Trevor Joyce, Aidan Mathews, Peter McDonald, Ailbhe Darcy, and Ailbhe Ní Ghearbhuigh.
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100 Books by Irish Women Writers

100 Books by Irish Women Writers | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
I found a big groove ready waiting for me when I grew up, and in that I was expected to live whether it suited me or not. It did not suit me. It was deep and narrow, and gave me no room to move. Sarah Grand, 1893 When I started Reading Ireland Month three years…
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Irish Arts Center Book Day

Irish Arts Center Book Day | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
Founded in 1972, the Irish Arts Center continues to be the leading non-profit organization in New York bringing together all aspects of Irish culture - film, theatre, music, dance, language, history, literature and visual arts.
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Irish Repertory Theatre Extends Honor Molloy's Crackskull Row

Irish Repertory Theatre Extends Honor Molloy's Crackskull Row | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
The work was first presented by the Cell as part of Origin's 1st Irish Theatre Festival. - Mar 8, 2017 by Bethany Rickwald in Theater News. Tags: Honor Molloy, Crackskull Row
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Irish writers on NYPL Women’s Day authors list – The Ivernian Eye

Irish writers on NYPL Women’s Day authors list – The Ivernian Eye | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
New post: Irish writers on NY Public Library #womensday2017 list https://t.co/EDhRiAOhUm https://t.co/Bv15ZNNFqY
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An Irish writers poster: spot the difference

An Irish writers poster: spot the difference | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
To mark International Women’s Day we’ve created an antidote to the all-male Irish Writers poster, free for you to download: 12 writers choose their favourite authors
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Cúirt/Over the Edge New Writing Showcase

Cúirt/Over the Edge New Writing Showcase | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
Highlighting emerging talent in poetry and fiction, The New Writing Showcase features readers and winners from the popular Over the Edge Literary Series in Galway and the 2017 Cúirt New Writing Prize. This event is a firm favourite amongst Cúirt audiences, and one not to be missed. Winners of the 2017 Cúirt New Writing Prize
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► VIDEO: Welcome to the Irish Times Irish Theatre Awards

► VIDEO: Welcome to the Irish Times Irish Theatre Awards | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
Irish Theatre has been honoured at the 20th Anniversary of the Irish Times Irish Theatre Awards.
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