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Saint Artaud by Aidan Mathews - RTÉ Drama on One

Saint Artaud by Aidan Mathews  - RTÉ Drama on One | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
Saint-Artaud represents Artaud's carceral week in Ireland, his six-days-and-no-sabbath in De Valera's Dublin, through a fictive relationship with an elderly Metropolitan policeman who ministers to him in a station cell and through various encounters with visitors and visitants, legation officials and clergy of several faiths, who attempt to identify the alien at large in the basement of the barracks. And it undertakes the task as a radio-play, as word and breath, in the humbled awareness that Artaud, in the speechlessness of his own suffering, found language no more useful to his wants than
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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.

 

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What Feminism Is: the 2017 Séan Ó Faoláin Competition winning story

What Feminism Is: the 2017 Séan Ó Faoláin Competition winning story | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
A brilliant short story about the fallout from a sexual encounter. the 2017 Séan Ó Faoláin Competition winning story
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The Dead House | Billy O'Callaghan - download proofs to kindle or as epub free of charge

The Dead House | Billy O'Callaghan - download proofs to kindle or as epub free of charge | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
NetGalley is a site where book reviewers and other professional readers can read books before they are published, in e-galley or digital galley form. Members register for free and can request review copies or be invited to review by the publisher.
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Is ‘Three Billboards’ The New ‘Crash’?

Is ‘Three Billboards’ The New ‘Crash’? | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
One movie that a lot of people think is going to win a lot of Oscars next month is Martin McDonagh’s Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri. Set in the fictional town of Ebbing and detailing a lone woman’s quest fo
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Applications are now open for Poetry Ireland Introductions 2018 | Poetry Ireland

Applications are now open for Poetry Ireland Introductions 2018 | Poetry Ireland | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
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Krapp's Last Tape shows Theatre Passe Muraille's best years are far from gone | Toronto Star

Krapp's Last Tape shows Theatre Passe Muraille's best years are far from gone | Toronto Star | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
Under Mac Fyfe’s direction, Bob Nasmith is pitch-perfect as the regretful character in Beckett’s 1958 monologue.
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Watch The Meaning of Life with Gay Byrne - JP Donleavy

Watch The Meaning of Life with Gay Byrne - JP Donleavy | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
The Meaning of Life with Gay Byrne Season 7, Episode 2: JP Donleavy’s novel The Ginger Man has been called one of the 20th centuries 100 most influential novels. And yet, on publication, it was widely banned as a debauched and decadent text. Gay Byrne talks to the 86-year-old Irish American writer about his origins in the Bronx and the experiences, ideas and beliefs that have shaped his work.
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Dancing at Lughnasa house restoration project underway

Dancing at Lughnasa house restoration project  underway | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
Brian Friel Interpretative centre also planned for Glenties
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The Saturday Poem: Brightening, by Doireann Ní Ghríofa

The Saturday Poem: Brightening, by Doireann Ní Ghríofa | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
A new poem by the bilingual writer
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A Reading of Irish Women Poets in Barcelona

A Reading of Irish Women Poets in Barcelona | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
Featured image is © Anna Muñoz: "llums al Café de las Delicias" Barcelona Poetry Reading and Fired! Irish Women Poets and the Canon A Barcelona poetry reading held yesterday in the Café de les Delicíces combined performances by local poets and translators with a tribute to historic Irish women poets in response to the Fired! initiative.…
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Reviewed: A Man is only As Good... by Pat Boran

Reviewed: A Man is only As Good... by Pat Boran | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
Pat Boran's A Man is only As Good ..  gathers poems from six previous collections, this one designed as a handy pocket-sized book. The bracingly pensive Boran is not so much interested in issues as in the greater picture.
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20 Photos, 20 Lines Competition - Strokestown Poetry

20 Photos, 20 Lines Competition - Strokestown Poetry | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
2018 Competition 20 photos, 20 Lines (or less..), 20 prizes and 20 years of Strokestown. Help us Celebrate 20 Years of Strokestown Poetry Festivals! It may be hard to believe, but 2018 marks the 20th International Poetry Festival in Strokestown, making it one of Ireland’s longest running literary get-togethers. The Festival takes place over May Read more about 20 Photos, 20 Lines Competition…
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'Women are better writers than men': novelist John Boyne sets the record straight

'Women are better writers than men': novelist John Boyne sets the record straight | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
Male authors are always pronouncing their own brilliance – or boasting about not reading books by women. So, after a lifetime spent writing and attending literary festivals, John Boyne would like to get something off his chest …
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First Prize Winner - Niamh MacCabe - firstwriter.com Thirteenth International Short Story Contest

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Calling all writers and poets - Win €500 in our Listowel Writers’ Week writing competition

Calling all writers and poets - Win €500 in our Listowel Writers’ Week writing competition | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
We are looking for an original short story, poem or piece of writing with an Irish theme of up to 1,000 words as part of this year's Listowel Writers’ Week.
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Please Hear What I'm Not Saying

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A new poetry anthology about mental wellbeing for Mind , Please Hear What I'm Not Saying , is out Feb 8th, edited by Isabelle Kenyon
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Poetry - Ulick O'Connor: A gift for turning words into gems - Independent.ie

Poetry - Ulick O'Connor: A gift for turning words into gems - Independent.ie | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
In the medical museum at the Royal College of Surgeons in Dublin there is a lung in a glass case preserved in formaldehyde which is of special significance. The lung had been diagnosed
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Interview with Stephanie Conn

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I talked to Stephanie Conn about her first collection ‘The Woman on the Other Side’ (Doire Press) PART ONE: THE POET Paul: Where did you grow up and what was it like? Stephanie: I grew up in Newtownards, County Down - a market town at the top of the Ards Peninsula, Northern Ireland. It’s about…
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In Ireland, anybody speaking clearly gets accused of arrogance-writes playwright Colin Murphy

In Ireland, anybody speaking clearly gets accused of arrogance-writes playwright Colin Murphy | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
writes playwright Colin Murphy
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Louise O'Neill -Digital detox: Why I switched off my phone

Louise O'Neill -Digital detox: Why I switched off my phone | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
Headline Digital detox: Why I switched off my phone
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Paula Meehan: A Sonnet for Garry Snyder on his 80th Birthday

A Sonnet for Garry Snyder on his 80th Birthday
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Sara Baume reviews Martina Evans's newest poetry collection

Sara Baume reviews Martina Evans's newest poetry collection

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Uimhir a Cúig | Dunamon: Poems --- Jane Clarke | Numéro Cinq

Uimhir a Cúig | Dunamon: Poems --- Jane Clarke | Numéro Cinq | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
Promise // After the talk with the palliative nurse / over cups of tea in the kitchen, my mother / tells me she’s already asked my father / to promise he’ll make it through the winter –
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