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Guardian first book award 2013 goes to Donal Ryan

Guardian first book award 2013 goes to Donal Ryan | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
'Audacious' debut takes £10,000 prize for interlocking stories of austerity Ireland
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Conor McPherson Prepares 'The Night Alive' - New York Times

Conor McPherson Prepares 'The Night Alive' - New York Times | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
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Conor McPherson Prepares 'The Night Alive'
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Bord Gais Irish Book Awards: The Winners

Bord Gais Irish Book Awards: The Winners | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
One of the biggest nights in the Irish literary calendar, Roddy Doyle, Darina Allen, Paul Howard and Michael Harding were among the winners in the Bord Gáis Energy Irish Book Awards 2013, held at the Double Tree Hilton in Dublin.
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SoundCloud - Abbey Talks: Michael Harding

Irish Times columnist, novelist, and playwright Michael Harding reads from his book ‘Staring at Lakes’, remembers John Moriarty and reflects on what it is to be human.
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John Banville talks to Morning Edition

John Banville talks to Morning Edition | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
Anthony Murnane interviews Minister for Arts, Heritage and the Gaeltacht Jimmy Deenihan about plans for his department and novelist John Banville discusses the Bob Hughes Lifetime Achievement Award 2013 which was presented to him for his...
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The Risen People | Abbey Theatre - Amharclann na Mainistreach

The Risen People | Abbey Theatre - Amharclann na Mainistreach | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
The Abbey Theatre is the national theatre of Ireland.
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Laurence Sterne 1713-2013

Laurence Sterne 1713-2013 | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
To mark the 300th Anniversary of Laurence Sterne's birth, HISTORYWORKS has made an installation, filmed on location at Shandy Hall where Laurence Sterne lived and wrote eloquent prose, publishing amongst other works, The Life and Opinions of...
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Irish Screenwriter Ronan Bennett to Pen 'Wallander' Finale - The Irish Film Television Network

Irish Screenwriter Ronan Bennett to Pen 'Wallander' Finale
The Irish Film Television Network
A native of Antrim, Northern Ireland, Bennett is perhaps best known for his penchant for crime fiction as both novelist and screenwriter both.
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Radio Interview ~ The History Show discusses ‘Patrick Pearse: Collected Plays’ with Eugene McNulty | Irish Academic Press

Radio Interview ~ The History Show discusses ‘Patrick Pearse: Collected Plays’ with Eugene McNulty | Irish Academic Press | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
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'I can't read my books, they are an embarrassment to me' - John Banville

'I can't read my books, they are an embarrassment to me' - John Banville | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
John Banville will be honoured this month with the 'Bob Hughes Lifetime Achievement Award' at the Bord Gais Energy Irish Book Awards. Past recipients include Maeve Binchy, John McGahern
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The Love Object by Edna O'Brien, review - Telegraph

The Love Object by Edna O'Brien, review - Telegraph | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
A new collection of Edna O’Brien’s bittersweet short stories show off her uninhibited talent
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'You Begin to Breathe Again': Samuel Beckett's Humor as a Coping Mechanism

'You Begin to Breathe Again': Samuel Beckett's Humor as a Coping Mechanism | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
Author Paul Auster says Beckett shows how important laughter is in writing.
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Carl Finnegan Interview | New short film of Joyce's Two Gallants

Carl Finnegan Interview | New short film of Joyce's Two Gallants | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
Interview with Carl Finnegan
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'Jonathan Swift,' by Leo Damrosch - New York Times

'Jonathan Swift,' by Leo Damrosch - New York Times | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
New York Times 'Jonathan Swift,' by Leo Damrosch New York Times The Harvard professor Leo Damrosch's commanding new biography, “Jonathan Swift: His Life and His World,” does ample justice to a figure for whom religion and politics — the world —...
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John Banville. Festival Isla 2013 / Isla Festival 2013. Instituto Cervantes Dublín

John Banville participó en la mesa redonda titulada «Dublin y otras ciudades de la literatura» junto a Enrique Vila-Matas y Eileen Battersby. En este vídeo, ...
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Sean Rocks and Evelyn O'Rourke preview The Risen People on RTÉ Radio 1 Arena

Explore the largest community of artists, bands, podcasters and creators of music & audio
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I need new challenges at 51, says Irish Booker winner - Independent.ie

I need new challenges at 51, says Irish Booker winner - Independent.ie | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
AWARD-WINNING author Anne Enright said that middle age has encouraged her to draw up a bucket list – and writing for stage and the big screen are on the agenda.
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Irish Book Award winners: Roddy Doyle, Darina Allen, David Walsh and Fintan O’Toole

Irish Book Award winners: Roddy Doyle, Darina Allen, David Walsh and Fintan O’Toole | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
Some of Ireland’s top writers gathered tonight to award some of the nation’s best works.
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Shandy's Physicians Exhibition

An exhibition at the Library of The Royal Society of Medicine to mark the tercentenary of Laurence Sterne (1713-1768). This free exhibition will be running i...
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You Can't Lie in Fiction: An Interview with Kevin Barry - The Millions

You Can't Lie in Fiction: An Interview with Kevin Barry - The Millions | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
You Can't Lie in Fiction: An Interview with Kevin Barry The Millions We inevitably found a good session beer to his liking and then talked at length about his work, the subconscious, the 'burbs, failure, the supernatural, Southern writers, comic...
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The Sun King Review

The Sun King Review | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
Conor O'Callaghan's forthcoming The Sun King was recently reviewed by Billy Ramsell in The Stinging Fly. Ramsell describes O'Callaghan's style as "an almost Shakespearean tendency to render reality...
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Gerard Beirne Joins the Numéro Cinq Masthead as Contributing Editor for new Irish Feature

Gerard Beirne Joins the Numéro Cinq Masthead as Contributing Editor for new Irish Feature | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it

Gerard Beirne is joining NC as Contributing Editor. Gerry is going to curate a new special feature called Uimhir a Cúig...Uimhir a Cúig will showcase the finest in Irish literature and culture; from now on there will be a little corner of NC that is Irish. The first item, in the December issue, will be a gorgeous hybrid piece: text by last year’s winner of the Dublin IMPAC International Literary Award, Kevin Barry, and the Galway video and installation artist, Louise Manifold.

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John Banville on Hubert Butler's The Eggman and the Fairies

Notting Hill Editions writer John Banville discusses Hubert Butler, one of Ireland's greatest essayists, and The Eggman and the Fairies, a new selection of H...
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Edna O’Brien: informed by Chekhov, inspired by vulnerability

Edna O’Brien: informed by Chekhov, inspired by vulnerability | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
This masterful writer’s rural-Ireland background invariably emerges from her sophisticated portraits of female sensibility
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Dubliners: The Photographs of JJ Clarke - The National Library of Ireland

Dubliners: The Photographs of JJ Clarke - The National Library of Ireland | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
A glimpse of James Joyce's Dublin
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Ken Haigh's curator insight, November 25, 2013 9:56 AM

A cool site for those of us who admire Joyce's Ulysses.

Jackie Goodall's curator insight, November 25, 2013 3:50 PM

Wouldn't it be fascinating to step into this photo for an afternoon?