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State’s first banned book to be published for first time in 80 years

State’s first banned book to be published for first time in 80 years | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
Liam O’Flaherty’s novel a tale of gombeenism
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Tóibín novel House of Names set in ancient Greece

Tóibín novel House of Names set in ancient Greece | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
The story of Clytemnestra as depicted in Colm Toibín's fictional treatment in the House of Names is described as `spectacularly audacious, violent, vengeful, lustful, and instantly compelling.'
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Video: The Bord Gáis Energy Irish Book Awards shortlist 2016

The Bord Gáis Energy Irish Book Awards brings together the entire literary community – readers, authors, booksellers, publishers and librarians – t
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Frank McGuinness interview: 'Ireland is in
a perilous position’

Frank McGuinness interview: 'Ireland is in<br/>a perilous position’ | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
Few Irish playwrights seem to have a greater sense of the national mood &ndash;
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Mia Gallagher on editing The Stinging Fly’s Fear & Fantasy issue

Mia Gallagher on editing The Stinging Fly’s Fear & Fantasy issue | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
How funny, that in an issue dedicated to fear, it was love which was my magnet – triangulated by the sense I needed to select pieces that felt to me truly strange or weird
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"It's shocking that it comes down to us to do this": Writers set out to raise €15k for the homeless

"It's shocking that it comes down to us to do this": Writers set out to raise €15k for the homeless | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
We talked to the editors of a new anthology that’s raising money for the Simon Community.
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Irish Arts Center PoetryFest | Poetry Ireland

Irish Arts Center PoetryFest | Poetry Ireland | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
RT @poetryireland: Irish Arts Centre Poetry Fest on weekend of 4 - 6 Nov https://t.co/Bjj8mqoMlO
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Ferenji review: This means war

Ferenji review: This means war | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
Helena Mulkerns’s engaging debut collection features stories set in conflict zones
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Anakana Schofield in conversation | Irish Times Book Club

Anakana Schofield in conversation | Irish Times Book Club | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
Author of Martin John, Anakana Schofield joins Laura Slattery and the Irish Times Book Club at the Irish Writers Centre on 2 November at 7.30pm.
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2016 Over The Edge New Writer of The Year WINNERS

2016 Over The Edge New Writer of The Year WINNERS | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
The winner in the Fiction category, and 2016 Over The Edge New Writer of the Year, is Chris Connolly from Dublin for his story ' There's n
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The Sniper--Liam O'Flaherty (1897-1984)

This Web site is dedicated to the wonderful world of the short story and to all who enjoy reading shorts stories as I do. I will try to add a few short stories every month.
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No shortage of page turners for Irish Book Awards shortlist

No shortage of page turners for Irish Book Awards shortlist | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
Headline No shortage of page turners for Irish Book Awards shortlist
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Book Club Podcast: Mike McCormack - Solar Bones

Stream Mike McCormack - Solar Bones by Book Club Podcast from desktop or your mobile device
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Frankie Gaffney & Karl Parkinson at Books Upstairs

Frankie Gaffney & Karl Parkinson at Books Upstairs | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
Eventbrite - Books Upstairs presents Frankie Gaffney & Karl Parkinson at Books Upstairs - Wednesday, 9 November 2016 at Books Upstairs,. Find event and ticket information.
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Poetry and Poesy with Irish Bard Peter Fallon at Beijing's Keystone Academy-PR Newswire Asia

Poetry and Poesy with Irish Bard Peter Fallon at Beijing's Keystone Academy-PR Newswire Asia | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
BEIJING, Oct. 31, 2016 /PRNewswire/ --
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10 things about Dracula and the Irish writer who created one of fiction’s scariest characters

10 things about Dracula and the Irish writer who created one of fiction’s scariest characters | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
A Live Stream of the Best Irish News, Features, Events, Entertainment, Sport, Images & Videos on One Page.
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Redbrick Halloween – by Maurice Devitt

Redbrick Halloween – by Maurice Devitt | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
In early evening darkness starts to consume light, sparse leaves shiver on nervous trees and the street is zipped into silence. Behind every door fresh dramas unfold and, within minutes, the street creeps with mysterious life, shrieks of loose recognition, every child walking in and out of their dreams, while the timid ghost in number…
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Halloween treats: writers reveal their favourite scary stories

Halloween treats: writers reveal their favourite scary stories | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
Thirty literary types, including Lisa McInerney, Colin Barrett, Sinéad Crowley, Donal Ryan and John Boyne, on why certain stories send shivers down their spines
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Bag for Life by Colin Bateman - Lyric Theatre

Bag for Life by Colin Bateman - Lyric Theatre | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
Award winning novelist & screenwriter Colin Bateman's 2nd stage play asks, can forgiveness overcome the want for revenge in 21st century Northern Ireland?
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Housing a homeless spirit-Paul Casey

Housing a homeless spirit-Paul Casey | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
An essay and a poem about homelessness by Paul Casey, taken from Looking at the Stars, an anthology in aid of the Simon Community
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Shining welcome light on female voices from North - Independent.ie

Shining welcome light on female voices from North - Independent.ie | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
'Nothing but mischief comes of women thinking for themselves." So declares Brinkhampton, the hapless toff on a quest for love in Sarah Grand's short story 'Eugenia'. Born in Co Dow
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‘People have books turned down because their social media profile isn’t big enough’

‘People have books turned down because their social media profile isn’t big enough’ | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
Writing Lives Series: From festival appearances to school visits to being active on social media, writers today are almost expected to be public figures
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Laureate na nÓg Project Manager Position Vacancy - Childrens Books Ireland

Laureate na nÓg Project Manager Position Vacancy - Childrens Books Ireland | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
Laureate na nÓg Project Manager Position Vacancy
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Online MA in Gaelic Literature available from University College Cork

Online MA in Gaelic Literature available from University College Cork | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
Postgraduate degree focusing on all aspects of Gaelic literary culture, from early to modern times, all taught through English.
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