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Re-Energize - A Playhouse Theatre Production

Written by one of Northern Ireland's leading playwrights Gary Mitchell, 'Re-energize' is set thirty years after 'Punk-tastic' success of 'Energy', where a wa...
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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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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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Disco Pigs - The Irish Repertory Theatre

Disco Pigs - The Irish Repertory Theatre | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
Irish Repertory Theatre presents The Tara Finney Productions 20th Anniversary Production on the Francis J. Greenburger Mainstage by Enda Walsh directed by John Haidar starring Evanna Lynch & Colin Campbell Extended through March 4, 2018 Buy Tickets Now! Born at the same time on the same day in the same hospital, Pig and Runt have …
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Samuel Beckett and the Politics of Aftermath

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Oxford University Press: "[James McNaughton's] Samuel Beckett and the Politics of Aftermath explores Beckett's creative responses to the Irish civil war and the crisis of commitment in 1930s Europe, to the rise of fascism, and the atrocities of World War II. Grounded in archival material, the volume reads in Beckett's letters and German Diaries his personal…
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The Last Days of Oscar Wilde

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He stared hard at Frank Harris, harder than he ever had, because this fact Harris needed to understand, even if it had to be driven in with hammer and nail. If they were to continue to coexist in this hotel, to continue to pass weeks together exiled from their respective homes, Harris had to give up the expectation
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Issue 123 Editorial Eavan Boland | Poetry Ireland

Issue 123 Editorial Eavan Boland | Poetry Ireland | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
Read the editorial from Issue 123 of the Poetry Ireland Review
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‘One solace I have had over the past terrible year is the knowledge that John was – and is – deeply loved’

‘One solace I have had over the past terrible year is the knowledge that John was – and is – deeply loved’ | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
Few could touch the quick of things as John Montague did in his verses
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Ballyturk-Enda Walsh's existential romp Ballyturk is Beckett on uppers

Ballyturk-Enda Walsh's existential romp Ballyturk is Beckett on uppers | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it

Theater review by Adam Feldman
Enda Walsh crams big themes into small spaces; his characters often live in hermetic, sometimes imaginary worlds that strain t
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Sneak preview: independent publishers’ top reads for 2018

Sneak preview: independent publishers’ top reads for 2018 | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
Irish and British small presses select two of their books they’re most excited about this year
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Over 70 theatre women call for Gate inquiry to be replaced

Over 70 theatre women call for Gate inquiry to be replaced | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
Investigation of conduct of former director Michael Colgan ‘needs trust’ of alleged victims
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Video: Poet Nessa O'Mahony - BelfastTelegraph.co.uk

Video: Poet Nessa O'Mahony - BelfastTelegraph.co.uk | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
Nessa O'Mahony reads her poetry as featured on the Poetry Jukebox.  The Poetry Jukebox will open at the Crescent Arts Centre on the 12th of October as part of the 2017 Belfast Internati
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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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Samuel Beckett and the Politics of Aftermath

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Oxford University Press: "[James McNaughton's] Samuel Beckett and the Politics of Aftermath explores Beckett's creative responses to the Irish civil war and the crisis of commitment in 1930s Europe, to the rise of fascism, and the atrocities of World War II. Grounded in archival material, the volume reads in Beckett's letters and German Diaries his personal…
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J.M. Coetzee: Eight Ways of Looking at Samuel Beckett

J.M. Coetzee: Eight Ways of Looking at Samuel Beckett | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
One. As Hugh Kenner explained to us long ago in his essay "The Cartesian Centaur," Samuel Beckett is a philosophical dualist. Specifically, Beckett writes as if he believes that we are made up of, that we are, a body plus a mind. Even more specifically, he writes as if he believes that the connection between mind and
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Arts festival and Druid up for Irish Times Theatre Awards

Arts festival and Druid up for Irish Times Theatre Awards | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
The Galway International Arts Festival and Druid Theatre Company are strong contenders at this year's Irish Times Theatre Awards, with both being nominated in a variety of categories.
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The Long Night of the Short Story- Belinda McKeon

This is "The Long Night of the Short Story- Belinda McKeon" by Arts Council on Vimeo, the home for high quality videos and the people who love them.
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The radical act of seeing things as they are – with two sets of eyes

The radical act of seeing things as they are – with two sets of eyes | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
Poet Liz Quirke and her partner, artist Yvonne Hennessy, discuss their collaboration on Quirke’s debut, ‘The Road, Slowly’
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Poetry Jukebox - Olive Broderick - BelfastTelegraph.co.uk

Poetry Jukebox - Olive Broderick - BelfastTelegraph.co.uk | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
As part of the Belfast International Arts Festival, a new initiative which brings new poetry to the streets of Belfast will launch in October.
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The statement of over 70 women supporting those who spoke out about Michael Colgan

The statement of over 70 women supporting those who spoke out about Michael Colgan | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
Actors, writers, directors, producers, designers and stage managers sign statement supporting others who ended silence about abuse of power
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Birdie by Nuala O’Connor

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Birdie For a heavy woman, I have oddly slender and agile fingers. These help when I pick out Chopin’s mazurkas. I play him as a gift to myself, he turns my guts to vapour. Today I play Opus 33, and the first part, as always, makes me rise above myself, like a revenant. ‘Your playing is…
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Johnny Depp hails ‘poet’ Shane MacGowan at 60th birthday bash for Pogues legend 

Johnny Depp hails ‘poet’ Shane MacGowan at 60th birthday bash for Pogues legend  | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
It was standing room only as fans from around the world joined a galaxy of stars at Dublin's National Concert Hall last night to celebrate the 60th birthday of legendary Pogues frontman
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