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I can still hear Dermot's cackling - by John McEntee

I can still hear Dermot's cackling - by John McEntee | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
In his tribute to his friend Dermot Healy, President Higgins was right to emphasise Dermot's particular affinity with the Irish community in Britain. Dermot was an emigrant himself. Whe
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Question of culture with artistic director Nell Regan - Independent.ie

Question of culture with artistic director Nell Regan - Independent.ie | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
Nell answers all the important questions you wanted to know the answers to.
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Irish writer Dermot Healy has made that final bend toward home - Minneapolis Star Tribune

Irish writer Dermot Healy has made that final bend toward home - Minneapolis Star Tribune | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
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Irish writer Dermot Healy has made that final bend toward home
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“There is a line between [fact and fiction],” he said. “In fiction, something that did not happen has to happen.
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Interview with an Author: Martin Malone

Interview with an Author: Martin Malone | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
Martin Malone is an award winning Irish novelist and short story writer. His first novel, Us (2000), won the John B Keane/Sunday Independent Award. His story, “The Mango War” won the RTE Francis Ma...
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New book will collect the complete works of Bard of Kilwaughter - Larne Times

New book will collect the complete works of Bard of Kilwaughter - Larne Times | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
Larne Times New book will collect the complete works of Bard of Kilwaughter Larne Times John Clifford, also known as the Bard of Kilwaughter, was a talented playwright, actor, musician and poet who had a deep and abiding love of his east Antrim...
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Literary greats join President in paying respects to author - Independent.ie

Literary greats join President in paying respects to author - Independent.ie | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
LITERARY giants and the President mingled with farmers and neighbours as two communities of Ireland came together to say farewell to writer Dermot Healy.
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Poetry Now Irish Language App - Android Apps on Google Play

Poetry Now Irish Language App - Android Apps on Google Play | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
Poetry Now (Filíocht Anois) examines the work of five major Irish language poets, providing an essential learning resource for students. Combining audio, animation and...
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Fifty greatest modern love poems list includes Sinead Morrissey

Fifty greatest modern love poems list includes Sinead Morrissey | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
Global reach of experts' new selection ranges over last 50 years, from Scotland to Saudi Arabia, Korea to Kurdistan
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Dermot Healy 1947-2014 Dermot Healy - Irish America

Dermot Healy 1947-2014 Dermot Healy - Irish America | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
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Dermot Healy 1947-2014 Dermot Healy
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Dermot Healy, one of Ireland's great contemporary men of letters, passed away June 29.
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An Ideal Husband – Tabard Theatre, London

An Ideal Husband – Tabard Theatre, London | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
Writer: Oscar Wilde Director: David Phipps-Davis Reviewer: Jon Wainwright Secrets from the past and high principles in the present are the combustible ingredients of this classic play by Oscar Wilde.
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Eimear McBride adds Desmond Elliott award to prize haul

Eimear McBride adds Desmond Elliott award to prize haul | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
Judge Chris Cleave calls on publishers to support debut fiction, or see 'literature murdered on our watch'
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President among hundreds at funeral of Dermot Healy

President among hundreds at funeral of Dermot Healy | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
LITERARY giants and the President mingled with farmers and neighbours as two communities of Ireland came together to say farewell to writer Dermot Healy.
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Galley Beggar and Eimear McBride: The publisher that took a chance on a half-formed thing – and won the jackpot

Galley Beggar and Eimear McBride: The publisher that took a chance on a half-formed thing – and won the jackpot | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
The experimental debut novel A Girl is A Half-Formed Thing has changed the fortunes of Eimear McBride, who has become the most celebrated writer of the year.
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Short Story: The Chamber Pot by Richard Ball- second prize winner of the RTÉ Radio Francis MacManus Short Story Competition 2014

Short Story: The Chamber Pot by Richard Ball- second prize winner of the RTÉ Radio Francis MacManus Short Story Competition 2014 | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
The second prize winner of the RTÉ Radio Francis MacManus Short Story Competition 2014.
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Playing Beckett: 'First I'm blindfolded, then I place my head in a vice' - Telegraph.co.uk

Playing Beckett: 'First I'm blindfolded, then I place my head in a vice' - Telegraph.co.uk | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
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Playing Beckett: 'First I'm blindfolded, then I place my head in a vice'
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It felt like I was trying to hold back the tide of the Irish voices, the sounds of home. Billie gave me permission to follow my instincts ...
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Bawdy and boisterous: The New Dubliners

Bawdy and boisterous: The New Dubliners | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
Review: an important book by a writer perfectly tuned into the immigrant experience in Ireland
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Irish food by the book: ‘Tickling the Palate’ – Gastronomy in Irish Literature and Culture

Irish food by the book: ‘Tickling the Palate’ – Gastronomy in Irish Literature and Culture | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
This collection will enlighten and delight readers
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Poetry: A high-wire achievement that brings no cure, just peace

Poetry: A high-wire achievement that brings no cure, just peace | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
Women are the presiding spirits of Tom French’s new collection, which brings old stories vividly back to life
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Countdown begins for Bantry's Literary Festival - Southern Star Newspaper

Countdown begins for Bantry's Literary Festival - Southern Star Newspaper | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
Southern Star Newspaper Countdown begins for Bantry's Literary Festival Southern Star Newspaper Author of the best-selling novel The Jane Austen Book Club, which was made into a film of the same name, Karen is also giving a Masterclass as part of...
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Strong, My Love - The Gallery Press

Strong, My Love - The Gallery Press | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
Peter Fallon Care, company, community have been fundamental concerns of Peter Fallon’s writing in and about the world, care for people and place, for planet earth and the poetry of earth, for the values espoused in Virgil’s Georgics which he has translated . . . and the seriousness of that caretaking has developed over the …
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Healy: A literary giant with lyrical gift - Independent.ie

Healy: A literary giant with lyrical gift - Independent.ie | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
THE death of anybody is sad for those family members, friends and acquaintances who are left behind, but the death of a contemporary is especially so, and not a little troubling, too, i
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Krapp's Last Tape: six performances from Pinter to Hurt in pictures

Krapp's Last Tape: six performances from Pinter to Hurt  in pictures | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
Richard Wilson is the latest star of Samuel Beckett's one-man, one-act tragicomedy at the Crucible theatre.
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Writer's Fellowship - School of English | University Vacancies Ireland

Writer's Fellowship - School of English | University Vacancies Ireland | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it

The Trinity College Writer’s Fellowship is a joint initiative of Trinity’s School of English and the Arts Council of Ireland.  The fellowship was established in 1986 and since then it has been co-funded by the School of English and the Arts Council of Ireland.  Many well known writers have held the Fellowship including: John McGahern (1988), Paul Durcan (1990), Sebastian Barry (1995-1996), Marina Carr (1998-99).  The holder for 2014 was Declan Hughes. 



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Dermot Healy laid to rest in Sligo amid music, dance and poetry

Dermot Healy laid to rest in Sligo amid music, dance and poetry | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
Writer laid to rest yesterday in the company of poets and artists, musicians and singers, a president and, above all, his neighbours
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