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Banville bigger in Spain than in Ireland - RTE.ie

Banville bigger in Spain than in Ireland - RTE.ie | Poetry | Scoop.it
Banville bigger in Spain than in Ireland RTE.ie He is the first Irish author to receive this major European prize, conferred on those “whose literary work represents an outstanding contribution to universal literature.” The prize includes a Joan...

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And in France, too ...the French government has just awarded him  the honour of Chavalier d' Ordre des Arts et des Lettres.

 
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Benedict Kiely First Person To See ‘On Raglan Road’

Benedict Kiely First Person To See ‘On Raglan Road’ | Poetry | Scoop.it
Benedict Kiely tells Ciarán Mac Mathúna how he thinks he was the first person to see the words of ‘Raglan Road

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Poet Kennelly honoured in home town - Irish Examiner

Poet Kennelly honoured in home town - Irish Examiner | Poetry | Scoop.it
When Brendan Kennelly and his daughter Doodle pulled into the car park of St Michael’s Church, Ballylongford, they thought a funeral must have been going on.

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One Wide Expanse - Michael Longley

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The first volume in The Poet's Chair series, which will publish the public lectures of the Ireland Professors of Poetry. In this volume, the distinguished Irish poet Michael Longley - whose poetry has transcended political and cultural boundaries throughout his career - reflects on what has influenced his craft.

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Poetry: Impersonating the great Mangan - by Ulick O'Connor

After I had reread the Mangan poem And Then No More umpteen times alongside Baudelaire's one I decided that it was a case of two poets with similar temperaments arriving at a similar po

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The Powers That Control Us: Beckett’s Catastrophe and Havel’s Private View at the Drayton Arms Theatre

The post The Powers That Control Us: Beckett’s Catastrophe and Havel’s Private View at the Drayton Arms Theatre appeared first on Litro Magazine.

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New benjamin Black book:Quirke back doing the right thing in ‘mean and mendacious’ city

New benjamin Black book:Quirke back doing the right thing in ‘mean and mendacious’ city | Poetry | Scoop.it
Declan Burke reviews the best new crime fiction including a new Benjamin Black book

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Deadline: Patrick and Katherine Kavanagh Fellowship | Poetry Ireland

Deadline: Patrick and Katherine Kavanagh Fellowship | Poetry Ireland | Poetry | Scoop.it
Deadline is August 28th for Irish poets to apply for the Patrick and Katherine Kavanagh Fellowship http://t.co/7FC8KFx7Qf

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Maguy Marin's May B review – Beckett's derelicts go searching for cakes and sex

Maguy Marin's May B review – Beckett's derelicts go searching for cakes and sex | Poetry | Scoop.it
Ardhowen theatre, Enniskillen Beckett’s cast of lost souls astonish with dramatic expression in this visionary homage Back in 1981, when Maguy Marin was a young and unknown choreographer, she wrote to Samuel Beckett asking for permission to adapt...

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Yeats is open to challenge in many areas. So here goes.

Yeats is open to challenge in many areas. So here goes. | Poetry | Scoop.it
At a recent meeting organised by UCD at Newman House, Senator Susan O'Keeffe, chair of Yeats150, said that during this year of the celebrating of WB Yeats, the poet should also be chall

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Review: RM Vaughan’s Bright Eyed shows why insomnia is the banner affliction of our time

Review: RM Vaughan’s Bright Eyed shows why insomnia is the banner affliction of our time | Poetry | Scoop.it
Insomnia, argues RM Vaughan in a compelling new book, is the banner affliction of our time

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Colm Tóibín scoops Hawthornden Literature Prize

Colm Tóibín scoops Hawthornden Literature Prize | Poetry | Scoop.it
Author Colm Tóibín has been announced as the winner of the Hawthornden Prize for his novel Nora Webster.

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The Top 10 Second Hand Bookshops in Dublin

The Top 10 Second Hand Bookshops in Dublin | Poetry | Scoop.it
Whether its feeling of picking up something pre-read and pre-loved or the low cost, sometimes there's no greater refuge from the hustle and bustle of city life than browsing around a second hand book shops..

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One Wide Expanse - Michael Longley

One Wide Expanse - Michael Longley | Poetry | Scoop.it
The first volume in The Poet's Chair series, which will publish the public lectures of the Ireland Professors of Poetry. In this volume, the distinguished Irish poet Michael Longley - whose poetry has transcended political and cultural boundaries throughout his career - reflects on what has influenced his craft.

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Handwritten James Joyce Letters Sold in Auction

Handwritten James Joyce Letters Sold in Auction | Poetry | Scoop.it
In a day and age when any handwritten letter is practically vintage, two of James Joyce's rare correspondences have managed to sell for more than ten times their guide price. The minimum bid at the...

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Theatre: A mesmerising triumph - Marina Carr

Theatre: A mesmerising triumph - Marina Carr | Poetry | Scoop.it
It takes a lot to out-Euripides Euripides. But the combination of Marina Carr and Selina Cartmell (with some able assistance from Susan Duffy) has managed it. Carr's By the Bog of Cats

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An Irishman’s Diary: Dublin’s communist bookshop and an ancient theatre

An Irishman’s Diary: Dublin’s communist bookshop and an ancient theatre | Poetry | Scoop.it
Frank McNally on the theatres of Temple Bar

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Headstone is mounted on Seamus Heaney's grave: There's a certain poetry to this simple, evocative marker - By Damian Smyth

Headstone is mounted on Seamus Heaney's grave: There's a certain poetry to this simple, evocative marker - By Damian Smyth | Poetry | Scoop.it
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The Thrill of it All by Joseph O’Connor is the new Irish Times Book Club choice

The Thrill of it All by Joseph O’Connor is the new Irish Times Book Club choice | Poetry | Scoop.it
Podcast of Joseph O’Connor in conversation will be recorded in front of a live audience in association with the Irish Writers Centre, Parnell Square, on September 2nd

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Fred Johnston - Three Poems

Fred Johnston - Three Poems | Poetry | Scoop.it
Fred Johnston was born in Belfast. He is director of the Western Writers' Centre, based in Galway. He also reviews poetry for Books Ireland. He founded Galway's Cúirt festival in 1986. His recent w...

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Dracula's birthplace: On the 125th anniversary of Dracula’s birth in the Yorkshire town, our writer retraces Bram Stoker’s trail of gore

Dracula's birthplace: On the 125th anniversary of Dracula’s birth in the Yorkshire town, our writer retraces Bram Stoker’s trail of gore | Poetry | Scoop.it
Turfed out by his landlady, an Irish hack went roaming around Whitby – and turned what he saw into a horror classic.

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The New Brunswick Literary Times

The New Brunswick Literary Times | Poetry | Scoop.it

The province of New Brunswick has a rich literary history. The New Brunswick Literary Times provides up-to-date news of writers from or currently living in New Brunswick in a magazine format via articles available online. 

 

The site is curated by Gerard Beirne an Irish writer now living in Fredericton, New Brunswick. A well published author, he is a Board Director of The Writers` Federation of New Brunswick and a Fiction Editor with The Fiddlehead, Canada`s longest surviving literary magazine. 

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MelissaRossman's curator insight, August 30, 2013 10:52 AM

great one

 

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brilliant
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Celebrating Margaretta D’Arcy’s Theatrical Activism - Contemporary Theatre Review

Celebrating Margaretta D’Arcy’s Theatrical Activism - Contemporary Theatre Review | Poetry | Scoop.it
Speaking of I.M.E.L.D.A and Robert Leach contribute to a reflection and celebration of Irish writer and performer Margaretta D’Arcy’s ongoing activism.

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Dublin Theatre Festival 2015 programme includes works by Brian Friel and Enda Walsh among 28 productions - Independent.ie

Dublin Theatre Festival 2015 programme includes works by Brian Friel and Enda Walsh among 28 productions - Independent.ie | Poetry | Scoop.it
Works by Irish playwrights Enda Walsh and Brian Friel feature among the highlights in the programme for this year's Dublin Theatre Festival.

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One Wide Expanse - Michael Longley

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The first volume in The Poet's Chair series, which will publish the public lectures of the Ireland Professors of Poetry. In this volume, the distinguished Irish poet Michael Longley - whose poetry has transcended political and cultural boundaries throughout his career - reflects on what has influenced his craft.

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