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My Advice on the Four Best Ways to Fuck-up Your Poetry Reading: Pat Cotter

My Advice on the Four Best Ways to Fuck-up Your Poetry Reading: Pat Cotter | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
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Martin McDonagh play crackles with cruelty - Washington Post

Martin McDonagh play crackles with cruelty - Washington Post | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
Dark laughs off the coast of Ireland in Scena Theatre’s “The Cripple of Inishmaan.”
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An Afternoon of Poetry with Gerard Smyth and Frank Ormsby

An Afternoon of Poetry with Gerard Smyth and Frank Ormsby | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
A rare opportunity to hear these two fine poets, Gerard Smyth and Frank Ormsby, read from their recent collections in the intimate surroundings of the Books Upstairs cafe.
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Colm Toibin International Short Story Competition Launched

Colm Toibin International Short Story Competition Launched | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
Focal Wexford Literary Festival, in conjunction with Wexford County Council, has announced the launch of a new annual international short story competition – the Colm Tóibín International Short Story Award.
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Brooklyn – Film Review V2.0

Brooklyn – Film Review V2.0 | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
Brooklyn – Film Review – by Emily Elphinstone Director: John Crowley Writers: Nick Hornby (screenplay) Stars: Saoirse Ronan, Emory Cohen, Domhnall Gleeson Both heartbreaking, and hilarious; Brooklyn reveals the emotional wrenches that anyone who...
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Bleeding Boy, a short story by Alan McMonagle who recently signed a major deal with Picador

Bleeding Boy, a short story by Alan McMonagle who recently signed a major deal with Picador | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
As Picador announces a major book deal with Galway author Alan McMonagle, we publish one of his powerful short stories
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Picador acquires two novels from Irish writer Alan McMonagle

Picador acquires two novels from Irish writer Alan McMonagle | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
‘Not since Pat McCabe’s The Butcher Boy have I fallen so in love with such a distinctly unreliable and hilariously imaginative child narrator’ says publisher
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Ó Bhéal Winter Warmer Festival

Ó Bhéal Winter Warmer Festival | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
20th – 21st November 2015
Ó Bhéal are running the 2015 Winter Warmer Poetry Festival in Cork City.
Over twenty-two poets will read/perform over two days.
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Poem of the Week |26| Listen by DEIRDRE HARNETT

Poem of the Week |26| Listen by DEIRDRE HARNETT | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
Listen
When was the last time I threw
my self into these words of yours,
allowed my mouth rehearse
and feel essential.
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Illuminating The Wake no. 30

Illuminating The Wake no. 30 | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
My exploration of Finnegans Wake, a personal process of ‘reading-through-drawing’ continues with the fifth ‘chapter’ of ‘book’ I. The process always begins with the book itself and my immediate responses to what I find in the text.
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Big names on Bord Gáis Energy Irish Book Awards 2015 shortlist - Irish Times

Big names on Bord Gáis Energy Irish Book Awards 2015 shortlist - Irish Times | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
Belinda McKeon, Nuala O’Connor, Anne Enright, Paul Murray, Kevin Barry and Edna O’Brien shortlisted for novel of the year
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Abbey Theatre Response: An open letter to everyone taking part in the debate on #WakingtheNation #WakingTheFeminists | Abbey Theatre - Amharclann na Mainistreach

The Abbey Theatre is the national theatre of Ireland.
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Bloomfield novelist wins Irish award - NorthJersey.com

Bloomfield novelist wins Irish award - NorthJersey.com | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
Brian O’Broin of Bloomfield was awarded first prize in an Irish national literary competition for his novel “The Island of Secrets.”
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Daonnacht, greann agus nádúrthacht ‘Brooklyn’

Daonnacht, greann agus nádúrthacht ‘Brooklyn’ | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
Brooklyn
Stiúrthóir: John Crowley
Cliar: Saoirse Ronan, Emory Cohen, Domhnall Gleeson, Julie Walters, Jim Broadbent, Eileen O’Higgins, Eve Mackin, Emily Bett Rickards, Nora-Jane Noone, Eva Birthistle, Fiona Glascott, Bríd Brennan.
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'I'm glad I didn't know Eggshells would be published: not knowing was liberating'

'I'm glad I didn't know Eggshells would be published: not knowing was liberating' | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
Authors and Editors: Caitriona Lally and her editor Zoë Jellicoe discuss with Sarah Bannan how Eggshells came together
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► VIDEO: The Irish Times Film Show: Brooklyn & He Named Me Malala

► VIDEO: The Irish Times Film Show: Brooklyn & He Named Me Malala | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
This week, Donald reviews John Crowley's Brooklyn and Tara reviews the documentary He Named Me Malala. Plus, Donald talks about Ireland's Oscar prospects.
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Exclusive: Abbey director ‘regrets exclusions’ in centenary programme

Exclusive: Abbey director ‘regrets exclusions’ in centenary programme | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
Fiach Mac Conghail says the reaction to the Abbey’s 2016 programme sparked ‘a professional and personal crisis’
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Cracking up in County Mayo: Kevin Barry’s Beatlebone

Cracking up in County Mayo: Kevin Barry’s Beatlebone | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
Beatlebone, which has been shortlisted for the Goldsmiths Prize, takes John Lennon to the west of Ireland.
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Film Review | Saoirse Ronan is Homesick and In Love in John Crowley’s Brooklyn

Film Review | Saoirse Ronan is Homesick and In Love in John Crowley’s Brooklyn | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
Despite its name, Brooklyn is not about self destructive, Lena Dunham-esque, 20 something women talking at their friends in pop up bars and boho apartments. In fact, it’s as close as you can get to the exact opposite; a big, broad period piece.
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Dev and my Granddad – a true story and a novel hidden in an attic - Irish Times

Dev and my Granddad – a true story and a novel hidden in an attic - Irish Times | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
Des Nix tells how he found and published a novel written by his grandfather John, a journalist and de Valera supporter denied the chance to work for the Irish Press
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Irish Arts Center Presents World Premiere Arts Events - Broadway World

Irish Arts Center Presents World Premiere Arts Events - Broadway World | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
Poems and Songs of the Great War will feature singer-songwriter Declan O'ROURKE, Pulitzer Prize-winning poet Paul MULDOON, and historian and broadcaster Myles DUNGAN in three special evenings of music, poetry, and memory inspired by...
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Rory O’Neill Receives James Joyce Award

Rory O’Neill Receives James Joyce Award | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
Photo: James Healy On Tuesday 3rd November UCD’s Literary and Historical society (L&H) presented Rory O’Neill with the James Joyce Award.
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