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Joe Dowling Returns to Dublin's Abbey Theatre to Direct Frank McGuinness' THE DEAD, Beg. Dec 5

Joe Dowling Returns to Dublin's Abbey Theatre to Direct Frank McGuinness' THE DEAD, Beg. Dec 5 | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
The world premiere production of the Frank McGuinness adaptation of James Joyce’s The Dead has begun rehearsal at Dublin’s Abbey Theatre, under the direction of former Abbey and current Guthrie Artistic Director Joe Dowling.
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The Irish Literary Times

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The Irish Literary Times provides up-to-date coverage of Irish literary news and events in a magazine format via articles available online.

 

The site is curated by Gerard Beirne an Irish poet and novelist based in Sligo. He has published six books of poetry and fiction. His novel The Eskimo in the Net (Marion Boyars Publishers) was shortlisted for the Kerry Group Irish Fiction Award and was selected by the Literary Editor of the Daily Express  as his Book of the Year “scandalously ignored by the Man Booker judges...”. His recent collection of stories was shortlisted for the Danuta Gleed Literary Award.

 

http://www.gerardbeirne.com

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Speaking With: Tramp Press

Speaking With: Tramp Press | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
The founders of the publishing company chat about their extraordinary success in the last few years.
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RTÉ to live stream Irish Times Irish Theatre Awards

RTÉ to live stream Irish Times Irish Theatre Awards | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
RTÉ Culture, in collaboration with RTÉ lyric FM, will be presenting a live stream of this year's Irish Times Theatre Awards, which take place at the National Concert Hall, Dublin on Sunday, February 25th.
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Shortlist Announced For Irish Theatre Awards | Events | Theatre | Hot Press

Shortlist Announced For Irish Theatre Awards | Events | Theatre | Hot Press | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
After a year of crisis in Irish theatre, the awards set down a marker as the celebration of Irish talent continues into its 21st year.
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New York Times-11 New Books We Recommend This Week including Mike McCormack

New York Times-11 New Books We Recommend This Week including Mike McCormack | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
Suggested reading from critics and editors at The New York Times.
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The Times: The TS Eliot poetry prize is now 25 years old, but the man himself might look askance at 2018’s mediocre shortlist

The Times: The TS Eliot poetry prize is now 25 years old, but the man himself might look askance at 2018’s mediocre shortlist | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
The TS Eliot poetry prize is now 25 years old, but the man himself might look askance at 2018’s mediocre shortlist

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A new year that changed me: when Seamus Heaney came round for tea | Conor O’Callaghan

A new year that changed me: when Seamus Heaney came round for tea | Conor O’Callaghan | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
An informal 30-minute encounter with Mr and Mrs Heaney showed me that change doesn’t always happen in big, dramatic chunks, says poet and writer Conor O’Callaghan
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Noted writers adapt James Joyce classic to interactive theater | Brooklyn Daily Eagle

Noted writers adapt James Joyce classic to interactive theater | Brooklyn Daily Eagle | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
Noted writers adapt James Joyce classic to interactive theater
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Booker bounce for Ireland’s publishers

Booker bounce for Ireland’s publishers | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
When Donal Ryan’s first novel made it to the longlist for the 2013 Man Booker Prize, the story was picked up internationally. He was the author whose work had b
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Information for Northern Ireland Writers

Information for Northern Ireland Writers | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
Information on resources and services that the Irish Writers Centre can offer writers based in Northern Ireland.
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Occasion for a sonnet – by Maureen Curran

Occasion for a sonnet – by Maureen Curran | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
  I caught you disposing of a dead bird - remembered you once buried a stray cat we’d made a pet of, before I got home - so many useful little censorships. I don’t believe I have surrendered nor set back sixty years of feminism if I admit, in this poem, right now, that I…
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Old Georgian House to be transformed into new home for Irish poetry... and it has some major backers

Old Georgian House to be transformed into new home for Irish poetry... and it has some major backers | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
After 40 years, it looks like Poetry Ireland may finally get its own centre in Dublin.
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Pearse Hutchinson: An Irish poet in Catalonia

Pearse Hutchinson: An Irish poet in Catalonia | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
What I love most about Catalonia is Catalan. That may sound almost inhuman, but through languages I love the people who made them. Pearse Hutchinson. Poetry Ireland Review, Spring, 1997 Pearse Hutchinson (1927 – 2012), és un reconegut poeta irlandès amb estrets lligams amb Catalunya i el món literari català de la segona meitat del segle…
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Samuel Beckett a secret Irish rebel

Samuel Beckett a secret Irish rebel | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
Beckett scholar Michael Coffey reminds us of the Nobel Laureate Samuel Beckett’s nationalistic influences and writings.
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Samuel Beckett and Technology Conference

Samuel Beckett and Technology Conference | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
The conference will explore the manifold intersections of technology with Beckett’s oeuvre throughout the years, and will consider their future trajectories. This includes the development of modern technologies in the fields of communication, broadcasting, medicine, and transportation in the beginning of the 20th century and their influence on Beckett’s early writing; his employment of new…
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Samuel Beckett Featured on BBC Radio 4’s Great Lives

Samuel Beckett Featured on BBC Radio 4’s Great Lives | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
BBC Radio 4: "Business guru Sir Gerry Robinson was born in Ireland but moved to England in his teens, and he chooses Samuel Beckett, another Irishman who lived away for much of his life - in Paris. Gerry, a late convert to Beckett's plays, loves him because he's accepting of the human condition: that we're…
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Review of Elsewhere by Maeve O'Sullivan

Review of Elsewhere by Maeve O'Sullivan | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
Irish poet Maeve O'Sullivan set off on what she calls a 'life-changing world trip' in late 2016, visiting 13 countries on 4 continents - one of the outcomes of her peregrinations is Elsewhere (Alba Publishing, London, 2017, $US10; click on the link for other currencies), a collection of haiku, haibun and long-form poetry. In her preface, O'Sullivan…
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Quintessence Theatre Group Kicks Off 2018 with Samuel Beckett's Timely WAITING FOR GODOT Starring Frank X and Johnnie Hobbs

Quintessence Theatre Group Kicks Off 2018 with Samuel Beckett's Timely WAITING FOR GODOT Starring Frank X and Johnnie Hobbs | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
Quintessence Theatre Group continues its blockbuster 8th season with Samuel Beckett's existential and absurdist classic, Waiting for Godot. People's Light Founding Member Ken Marini makes his Quintessence debut as director of this classic work which stars local legends and Barrymore Winners Frank X and Johnnie Hobbs Jr. Waiting for Godot runs January 31-February 18. Opening Night is Saturday February 3, at 7:30 p.m. Tickets cost $15-$50. Tickets are available online at www.quintessencetheatre.org or at the Box Office at time of performance. Quintessence performs at The Sedgwick Theater located at 7137 Germantown Avenue in Mt. Airy.
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ARTS: Corcadorca Theatre Company receive 7 nominations in Irish Times Theatre Awards

ARTS: Corcadorca Theatre Company receive 7 nominations in Irish Times Theatre Awards | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
13 January 2018 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Cork’s Corcadorca Theatre Company have received an unprecedented 7 nominations in the Irish Times prestigious Theatre Awards including Best Produc…
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Bruised, bloody but unbowed: the songs of Shane MacGowan will outlast us all

Bruised, bloody but unbowed: the songs of Shane MacGowan will outlast us all | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
As the leader of the Pogues turns 60, friends and fans gather to celebrate his musical legacy – as well as his miraculous power of survival
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Greystones Guide | The Day Behan Was Arrested On Church Road

The iconic writer makes some serious Greystones noise
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(1) Leontia Flynn reads 'Poem in Homage to Built Things in Three Dimensions' - YouTube

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