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Double Shot Meets Over The Edge: Simon Lewis

Carlow-based poet, Simon Lewis, winner of the 2015 Hennessey New Irish Writing Emerging Poet award, is reading alongside Kevin Higgins and Mary Madec, at the October Double Shot reading, this Wednesday 14 October from 6.30pm at Books Upstairs, in...
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Islandmagee witch trial author for Carrick Library - Larne Times

Islandmagee witch trial author for Carrick Library - Larne Times | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
A ghost story inspired by Ireland’s only mass witchcraft trial will be discussed at Carrickfergus Library on Thursday, October 22.
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The enduring legacy of W.B. Yeats in Irish music - Donegal Democrat

The enduring legacy of W.B. Yeats in Irish music - Donegal Democrat | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
William Butler Yeats wrote in 1922, “I have loved you better than my soul.”
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Double Shot Meets Over The Edge: Kevin Higgins

    Galway poet, Kevin Higgins, co-founder of Over The Edge poetry readings with wife, Susan Millar DuMars, is one of the featured readers at Double Shot Meets Over The Edge, the second of our Autumn readings, on Weds 14 October at Books...
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Launch of the Hibernian Writers Anthology

Launch of the Hibernian Writers Anthology | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
The Lion Tamer Dreams of Office Work is an anthology of poetry by the Hibernian Poetry group. This group is bursting with talent so this anthology will be well worth a look.
20 October 2015 19.00
Teachers’ Club 36 Parnell Sq.
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Theatre: Women of two Irelands - Irish Independent

Theatre: Women of two Irelands - Irish Independent | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
There is darkness at the heart of Annabelle Comyn's production of Brian Friel's Dancing at Lughnasa that is as unexpected as it is puzzling. As Friel wrote the play, the adult Michael i
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Once Upon A Place: A Laureate Book Project by Siobhán Parkinson

Once Upon A Place: A Laureate Book Project by Siobhán Parkinson | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
Children of Ireland, how lucky can you get!
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New translation of Mozart's Don Giovanni by Roddy Doyle announced for Dublin Theatre Festival 2016 - Independent.ie

New translation of Mozart's Don Giovanni by Roddy Doyle announced for Dublin Theatre Festival 2016 - Independent.ie | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
As the Dublin Theatre Festival 2015 concludes its 18-day run, the first production for 2016 has been announced.
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Damhán Alla an Idirlín

Damhán Alla an Idirlín | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
Suíomh idirlín Chló Iar-Chonnacht ar ghearrliosta eir Spiders 2015
 Tá áthas ar Chló Iar-Chonnacht a fhógairt go bhfuil siopa idirlín an chomhlachta – www.cic.ie  – ar an ngearrliosta sa rannóg Gaeilge de ghradaim eir Spiders 2015.
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We Don't Know What We're Doing by Thomas Morris, review: ' - Telegraph.co.uk

We Don't Know What We're Doing by Thomas Morris, review: ' - Telegraph.co.uk | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
Thomas Morris's tales capture the youthful tones of his home town, Caerphilly, says Bernadette McNulty
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The Ogham Stone for 2016

The Ogham Stone for 2016 | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
Tipperary born Donal Ryan works with the UL course in Creative Writing
UL’S literature and arts journal, The Ogham Stone, is looking for submissions for its Spring 2016 edition.
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Bellies and bingo wings: the body bits sent to try us - Irish Times

Bellies and bingo wings: the body bits sent to try us - Irish Times | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
The Wild Women writers group met at the Bantry Literary Festival under the tutelage of Magi Gibson, a Scottish writer and poet. Here, four members of the group share some thoughts about their bodies
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Albany museum hosting symposium on Nobel-winning Irish poet - Glens Falls Post-Star

Albany museum hosting symposium on Nobel-winning Irish poet
Glens Falls Post-Star
Yeats was born in Dublin, Ireland, in 1865. Considered one of the greatest poets of the 20th century, Yeats was awarded the Nobel Prize for literature in 1923.
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From Colum McCann, a novella and 3 short stories about aging, memory and ... - Minneapolis Star Tribune

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The least engaging story finds an Irish writer in New York under pressure to meet a deadline for a story.
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Interview with writer, Roisin Meaney

Interview with writer, Roisin Meaney | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
Hi Roisin and welcome to writing.ie. How did you first get into writing?
Short answer: I entered a competition when I was 18. Part of the entry involved finishing a sentence in 10 words or less.
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'Thirteen Ways' lifts darkness through storytelling - Minnesota Public Radio News

Colum McCann's latest book, "Thirteen Ways of Looking," takes on parenthood, loss and just how arbitrary life can be. McCann says talking about traumatic experiences can be "a fantastic catharsis."
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New York Times Review: Colum McCann’s ‘Thirteen Ways of Looking,’ Stories Linked by Unease

New York Times Review: Colum McCann’s ‘Thirteen Ways of Looking,’ Stories Linked by Unease | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
Last year, Mr. McCann was attacked and badly hurt on a street in New Haven. The damage reverberated beyond the physical, informing this melancholy work.
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Moireen Fox: Irish Woman Poet | Elliptical Movements

Moireen Fox (1183 - 1972) was born Olive Agnes Fox and published under a range of pseudonyms, including her married name, de Cheavassa. She shared a home with Ella Young for a time and through her met the leading figure of the Revival.
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FOCAL IS FUAIM: Dánta le Máire Mhac an tSaoi á léamh ag an bhfile

FOCAL IS FUAIM: Dánta le Máire Mhac an tSaoi á léamh ag an bhfile | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
Tá na dánta seo le fáil sa chnuasach dátheangach Máire Mhac an tSaoi – An Paróiste Míorúilteach: Rogha Dánta / The Miraculous Parish: Selected Poems in eagar ag Louis de Paor (O’Brien Press/Cló Iar-Chonnacht 2011).
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Arts community not as politically active as it should be, says Abbey director.

Arts community not as politically active as it should be, says Abbey director. | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
Originally posted on Association of Irish Festivals & Events:
Ireland’s arts community is not as politically active as it should be, according to Independent Senator and Director of the Abbey Theatre, Fiach Mac Conghail.
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Review: New short fiction collection by Colum McCann - The Denver Post

"Thirteen Ways of Looking" (Random House), by Colum McCann Each chapter of the title novella in Colum McCann's hauntingly beautiful new collection of short stories begins with a stanza from Wallace Stevens' poem "Thirteen Ways of Looking at a...
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Uncle Ned: a prize-winning short story by Mike Mac Domhnaill

Uncle Ned: a prize-winning short story by Mike Mac Domhnaill | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
Mike MacDomhnaill won RTÉ’s Francis MacManus Short Story Award in 2013 with Uncle Ned, one of 15 stories in his acclaimed debut collection, Sifting
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