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Library Lecture Series | Irish Cultural Center and McClelland Library- an evening with Irish poet John Deane.

Library Lecture Series | Irish Cultural Center and McClelland Library- an evening with Irish poet John Deane. | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
n conjunction with ASU, the McClelland Library is proud to present an evening with Irish poet John Deane.
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Irish writers and the Easter Rising, a talk delivered at Ushaw College, University of Durham

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Balancing the books: how to survive as a writer in Ireland today

Balancing the books: how to survive as a writer in Ireland today | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
The Irish Times Writing Lives Series: The hope is that by enabling writers to share their experiences, it will spark a national debate on literature resourcing and funding
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irish poetry reading archive bernard o'donoghue - YouTube

irish poetry reading archive bernard o'donoghue - YouTube | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
Enjoy the videos and music you love, upload original content, and share it all with friends, family, and the world on YouTube.
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Cold Cards, a short story by Gene Kerrigan

Cold Cards, a short story by Gene Kerrigan | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
This story is from Trouble Is Our Business: New Stories by Irish Crime Writers. Kerrigan is a leading journalist and won the UK Crime Writers Association award in 2012
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Time Pieces: A Dublin Memoir by John Banville review: Utterly delightful-Fintan O'Toole

Time Pieces: A Dublin Memoir by John Banville review: Utterly delightful-Fintan O'Toole | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
The least likely memoirist shows why he is the greatest living master of simile and metaphor in prose, writes Fintan O'Toole
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2016 T. S. Eliot Prize Shortlist includes Bernard O'Donoghue and Ian Duhig

2016 T. S. Eliot Prize Shortlist includes Bernard O'Donoghue and Ian Duhig | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
2016 T. S. Eliot Prize Shortlist on T. S. Eliot | Rachael Boast Void Studies / Picador Rachael Boast was born in Suffolk in 1975. Her first collection…
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Interview: Olive Broderick

Interview: Olive Broderick | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
Olive Broderick is one of our 12NOW recommended up-and-coming writers to watch out for. Lagan Online chats to her about her craft, her writing career so far, and how nature influences her outlook. …
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From the Archives: Janice Fitzpatrick Simmons – The Bowsprit

From the Archives: Janice Fitzpatrick Simmons – The Bowsprit | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
Released in 2005, ‘The Bowsprit’ revolves around the death of Janice Fitzpatrick Simmons’s husband, the renowned Ulster poet James Simmons. The poems acutely explore worlds of loss, suf…
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New anthology of Irish writing to raise €15,000 for Dublin Simon Community | Music | News | Hot Press

New anthology of Irish writing to raise €15,000 for Dublin Simon Community | Music | News | Hot Press | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
Belinda McKeon, Kevin Barry and Sebastian Barry are among the heavyweights taking part.
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Brexit has disfigured the tolerant Britain I’ve known | Eimear McBride

Brexit has disfigured the tolerant Britain I’ve known | Eimear McBride | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
Irish citizens looked to British politicians to safeguard Northern Ireland’s hard-won peace. But we have been failed, utterly
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London Film Festival: The Secret Scripture

London Film Festival: The Secret Scripture | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
Jim Sheridan's The Secret Scripture is like a sugary meringue: satisfying in the moment but ultimately insubstantial.
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Bob Dylan and the Nobel Prize: Literary Troubadour or Thief? - HeadStuff

Bob Dylan and the Nobel Prize: Literary Troubadour or Thief? - HeadStuff | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
Bob Dylan and the Nobel Prize: Literary Troubadour or Thief?
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Local research science sheds light on 250-year-old literary controversy

Local research science sheds light on 250-year-old literary controversy | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
The social networks behind one of the most famous literary controversies of all time have been uncovered using modern complexity science. Now, multi-disciplinary research from the National University of Ireland Galway, Coventry University and University of Oxford has explored the mathematical properties of contested poems.
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John Banville's new Memoir: ‘I have not been a good father. No writer is’

John Banville's new Memoir: ‘I have not been a good father. No writer is’ | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
Writing is bad for family life, says the Irish author. ‘You take so much. I wouldn’t have been able to live with me’
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Poems from “Barefoot Souls” by Maram al-Masri

Poems from “Barefoot Souls” by Maram al-Masri | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
Sara Daughter of Sana Age 9   Why does my father beat my mother ?   She does not know how to iron his shirts properly.   Me, when I am grown up I will iron the shirts very well.   FAÂdi Son of Sonia Age: 7   You know, Mother if the giant comes…
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Irish poet who wrote about rape ordeal hits back at online trolls

Irish poet who wrote about rape ordeal hits back at online trolls | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
Alvy Carragher posts YouTube video that uses words of her abuser to highlight persistent trolling of female writers
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Ian Duhig and Bernard O’Donoghue on TS Eliot Prize shortlist

Ian Duhig and Bernard O’Donoghue on TS Eliot Prize shortlist | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
Bookmarks: Lingo Spoken Word Festival; Dara Ó Briain’s science for kids; independent publishing workshop; top titles from French and Neville
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12NOW: Matthew Rice

12NOW: Matthew Rice | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
Matthew Rice was born in Belfast in 1980.  He now lives and works in Carrickfergus, County Antrim.  He is currently studying for his BA Honours in English Language and Literature. Rice has publishe…
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Allingham 2016 Poetry Winners

Allingham 2016 Poetry Winners | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
Congratulations to the winners of the Allingham Arts Festival 2016 Poetry
Competition!

First Place

On a Train in Cluj-Napoca / A Meditation on ‘Da’ – Shannon Kelly

Second Place

Art Addict – Alyn Fenn

Third Place

Micro Engraver – Noel Connor

Highly Commended

5am, Tuesday Morning – Maurice Devitt

If I Wrote a Book – Shannon Kelly

Weight of Paper – Kim French

Shortlist:

Afraid of Clowns – Finbar Rafferty

Another Woman's Hands – Patrick Holloway

Archaeology – Michael Farry

How Do I Love You – Kate Ennals

Lapse – Marilyn McLoughlin

Moth – Kim French

Muse Seeks Poet – Alyn Fenn

Please Leave a Message – Garret Igoe

Spectrum – Alyn Fenn

The Day Philip Larkin Died – Patrick Moran

The winners of the Flash Fiction competition will be announced soon. Watch
this space!
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Review: Frank Ormsby – The Parkinson’s Poems

Review: Frank Ormsby – The Parkinson’s Poems | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
What might one expect from a pamphlet exclusively on the theme of living with Parkinson’s Disease? Melancholy? Self-pity? Refusal? Having been diagnosed in 2011, Frank Ormsby says he felt “little i…
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Lagan Online-committed to nurturing new writing talent and Reading Development

Lagan Online-committed to nurturing new writing talent and Reading Development | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
... a place where every story matter
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Amazon & Writing.ie Live Streamed Independent Publishing Event

Amazon & Writing.ie Live Streamed Independent Publishing Event | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
The complete online writing magazine
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Diary of an Urban Bogman, day 18: On reading Ulysses, a Joycean non-analysis

Diary of an Urban Bogman, day 18: On reading Ulysses, a Joycean non-analysis | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
“And what did you get up to on Saturday night?” the great smirking blue face beckons an answer out of me before my self respect or ego can catch up with it.
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Bord Gáis Energy Irish Book Awards Writing.ie Short Story of the Year Longlist Revealed

Bord Gáis Energy Irish Book Awards Writing.ie Short Story of the Year Longlist Revealed | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
The complete online writing magazine
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