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Michael Harding: Country people have no grammar other than intimacy

Michael Harding: Country people have no grammar other than intimacy | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
There was no point explaining that we tell lies all the time. It’s called codding. 
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Islands of invention: Irish literature in the Caribbean

Islands of invention: Irish literature in the Caribbean | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
Brian Moore, Stewart Parker, Maurice Leitch and Eugene O’Neill found in the Caribbean a mirror image of Ireland to explore colonial violence and domination
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Paul Muldoon Collects His Poetic, Allusive, Satirical Thoughts - NYTimes.com

Paul Muldoon Collects His Poetic, Allusive, Satirical Thoughts - NYTimes.com | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
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Writing.ie Short Story of the Year 2016 by Orla McAlinden

Writing.ie Short Story of the Year 2016 by Orla McAlinden | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
The complete online writing magazine
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The Word in Flames – Essays on Literature & Revolt – New E-book from Dave Lordan + book trailer

The Word in Flames – Essays on Literature & Revolt – New E-book from Dave Lordan + book trailer | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
Paypal address: dlordan@hotmail.com. Suggested Donation 10 euro. My e-book of essays on art, literature, social change & multimedia creation THE WORD IN FLAMES is ready to go.
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Irish writers Sebastian Barry and Maggie O’Farrell on 2016 Costa Novel Award shortlist

Irish writers Sebastian Barry and Maggie O’Farrell on 2016 Costa Novel Award shortlist | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
Headline Irish writers Sebastian Barry and Maggie O’Farrell on 2016 Costa Novel Award shortlist
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EIGHT POEMS & TRANSLATIONS BY EVA BOURKE

EIGHT POEMS & TRANSLATIONS BY EVA BOURKE | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
Eva Bourke is originally from Germany but has lived in Ireland most of her life. She has published six collections of poetry, most recently piano  (May 2011, Dedalus Press, Dublin), two comprehensive anthologies of contemporary Irish poets in German translation, as well as a collection by the German poet Elisabeth Borchers (Poetry Europe Series, Dedalus…
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Jack Grady – Three Poems

Jack Grady – Three Poems | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
Jack Grady is an American-born poet based in Ballina, County Mayo. Grady is a founder member of the Ox Mountain Poets in Ballina, County Mayo. His poetry has been published in anthologies and literary journals, online or in print, in Ireland, the United States, France, and the United Kingdom. He was the first Irish-based poet…
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On Writing ‘Woman Waiting At A Station’- Alan McMonagle

On Writing ‘Woman Waiting At A Station’- Alan McMonagle | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
Alan McMonagle It's 4am, late September, and I am at the station in Ljubljana, Slovenia, waiting for the bus that will take me to Trieste from where I will fly home. I had been staying with the Slovenian writer and my good friend, Cvetka Bevc. We'd met at the Fundación Valparaiso in Spain earlier that…
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LA Times: William Trevor explored the fictional possibilities of every type of person but himself

LA Times: William Trevor explored the fictional possibilities of every type of person but himself | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
An appreciation of legendary short story writer William Trevor, who died Sunday at age 88.
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‘The Kaleidoscope My Big Brother Gave Me’ by Ann Leahy

The Kaleidoscope My Big Brother Gave Me It created geometric processions out of rooms: made a pair of butterflies rise from a fireside chair, caused a ball of wool to fan and become a guelder-rose, a cylinder of gas to spoke into a four-pronged star,...
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The Times: William Trevor

The Times: William Trevor | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
One of the greatest of all short story writers, William Trevor loved simple sentences that say something precise and suggest much more. A woman of 36 lives with her crippled father, wh
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The Librarian’s Cellar: Crowe’s Requiem by Mike McCormack

The Librarian’s Cellar: Crowe’s Requiem by Mike McCormack | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
Well deserved accolades continue to zap towards Mike McCormack's Solar Bones, a novel that I struggled with at first, but persevered with, and gladly so.
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Story by Aoife Walsh – Couple

Story by Aoife Walsh – Couple | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
Aoife Walsh recently realised that writing is the thing. Before that, she qualified as a solicitor. She then scarpered to Canada. Not being cold enough there, she moved to a tiny town in Sweden where she had a lovely desk on which to write amusing letters home. Her short story 'Madeleine' was awarded third prize…
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Oisín Fagan: the best new writer in Ireland?

Oisín Fagan: the best new writer in Ireland? | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
Young writer talks about the heart of darkness in Hostages, a book of short stories that all take place in his home village of Moynalvey, Co Meath
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Award-winning authors and friends Richard Ford and Colm Tóibín discuss each other’s work

Award-winning authors and friends Richard Ford and Colm Tóibín discuss each other’s work | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
award-winning authors and friends Richard Ford and Colm Tóibín discuss each other’s work
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Publishers & Journals in Ireland | Poetry Ireland

Publishers & Journals in Ireland | Poetry Ireland | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
List of Irish presses & journals https://t.co/nCYyjSo4GD @EnglishAtQUB @PoetryNI @QUBEngSoc @ArtsCouncilNI @artscouncil_ie @VerbalArtsDerry
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Tributes paid to Leonard Cohen by Northern Irish Writers

Tributes paid to Leonard Cohen by Northern Irish Writers | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
Leonard Cohen was beloved by many, not just as a singer-songwriter, but equally as a thinker, a writer, and a gentleman. In a year that has seen the Nobel Prize committee recognise Bob Dylan for &#…
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William Trevor: Irish novelist, playwright and short story writer dies aged 88

William Trevor: Irish novelist, playwright and short story writer dies aged 88 | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
William Trevor, Irish novelist, playwright and one of the greatest short story writers of the last century has died at the age of 88.
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Audrey Molloy – Three Poems

Audrey Molloy – Three Poems | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
Audrey Molloy was born in Dublin and spent her formative years in rural Wexford. Itchy feet led her to Sydney, where she works as an optometrist and medical writer (and mum to three spirited young kids). Her work has appeared in Australian Poetry Journal, Offset Arts Journal, F(r)iction Literary Journal (USA), Grieve Anthology 2016 and…
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Remembering ‘Longest Day’ author Cornelius Ryan

Remembering ‘Longest Day’ author Cornelius Ryan | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
Cornelius Ryan passed away on November 23, 1974.
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Step into HomePlace - Win a Short Break, Seamus Heaney Exhibition Tickets & More

Step into HomePlace - Win a Short Break, Seamus Heaney Exhibition Tickets & More | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
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Novelist and short story writer William Trevor passes away

Novelist and short story writer William Trevor passes away | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
Headline Novelist and short story writer William Trevor passes away
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Irish authors in running for €100,000 prize

Irish authors in running for €100,000 prize | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
Seven Irish novels are among 147 titles in contention for the world’s most valuable literary prize for a work of fiction published in English. The Irish authors in the running for th
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Musical version of Angela’s Ashes set for the stage in the Bord Gáis Energy Theatre

Musical version of Angela’s Ashes set for the stage in the Bord Gáis Energy Theatre | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
The theatre has released its 2017 schedule
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