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Smithereens Press - SP6 Three Red Things by Christine Murray

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Online Poetry Publisher - Smithereens Press, from Pensato by Billy Mills.
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Up-to-Date Coverage of The World of Irish Literature
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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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Three billboards outside Leitir Mealláin, Connemara

Three billboards outside Leitir Mealláin, Connemara | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
Local hero Martin McDonagh gets Gaeltacht tribute after Bafta wins
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Three billboards in Conamara for Martin McDonagh

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The success of film director Martin McDonagh has been recognised in Conamara, where locals have erected three billboards outside Leitir Mealláin.
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Fans of Irish author Emma Hannigan vow to have her book hit number one after tragic diagnosis

Fans of Irish author Emma Hannigan vow to have her book hit number one after tragic diagnosis | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
BESTSELLING author Emma Hannigan, a 10-time cancer survivor has revealed she hasn’t long t
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The Loves of Cass McGuire

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High Street Drama Group present The Loves of Cass McGuire by Brian Friel 8.00pm Friday 23rd – Sunday 25th February Tuar Ard Arts Centre, Moate, Co Westmeath Book tickets Brian Friel’s first masterpiece, Philadelphia, Here I Come!, examined the plight of the emigrant. In The Loves of Cass McGuire he reverses his theme: for more …
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Emerging Writer: Edgeworthtown Society Competitions

Emerging Writer: Edgeworthtown Society Competitions | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
Emergingwriter blogs about writing mainly in Ireland. Kate Dempsey writes short stories, poetry and prose and runs the Poetry Divas.
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Golden Man Booker Prize launched to find the best ever Booker Prize-winning novel

Golden Man Booker Prize launched to find the best ever Booker Prize-winning novel | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
All 51 previous winners of the Man Booker Prize will compete for a once-off ‘Golden’ Man Booker Prize this year.
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Radio 4 - Book at Bedtime, A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man, Episode 1

Radio 4 - Book at Bedtime, A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man, Episode 1 | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
Episode 2
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Radio 3 - Sunday Feature, Patrick Kavanagh: the Inexhaustible Adventure of a Gravelled Yard

Radio 3 - Sunday Feature, Patrick Kavanagh: the Inexhaustible Adventure of a Gravelled Yard | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
Radio Controlled
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Martin McDonagh's Three Billboards wins big at BAFTAs

Martin McDonagh's Three Billboards wins big at BAFTAs | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
Martin McDonagh's Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri was a big winner at Sunday night's British Academy of Film and Television Awards, winning five awards including Best Film.
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OPEN CALL: Anam Cara / IWC Irish Language Bursary 2018 | Sparánacht Io –

OPEN CALL: Anam Cara / IWC Irish Language Bursary 2018 | Sparánacht Io – | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
The Irish Writers Centre and Anam Cara Writer's & Artist's Retreat are delighted to partner together to offer two one-week residencies to Irish language wri
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How the west gave a poet his dream and identity-Michael Viney on Richard Murphy’s Connemara life

How the west gave a poet his dream and identity-Michael Viney on Richard Murphy’s Connemara life | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
Another Life: Michael Viney on Richard Murphy’s Connemara life
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James Joyce's early work showed awareness of important Irish/Scottish connections

James Joyce's early work showed awareness of important Irish/Scottish connections | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
Writer was interested in Scottish history, culture and literature
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The New Yorker: “Mrs. Crasthorpe” by William Trevor

The New Yorker: “Mrs. Crasthorpe” by William Trevor | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
Fiction by William Trevor: “She’d been impulsive once upon a time, hasty and not caring that she was. Tups had called her a spur-of-the-moment girl.”
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Women don’t write national plays? ‘Well they can, and they do’

Women don’t write national plays? ‘Well they can, and they do’ | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
In 2018, a diversity of Irish women’s voices will take their place on the national stage
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Words to the poem Bagpipe Music by Louis MacNiece

Louis Macniece Bagpipe Music: One of many verses from an anthology of much-loved poems from the English-speaking world that includes important work from major poets, memorable lines, sources for study guides and poetry for every occasion and mood - verse that can inspire you and rhymes you remember from your childhood.
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Irish writers combine to propel dying author Emma Hannigan to top of the charts

Irish writers combine to propel dying author Emma Hannigan to top of the charts | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
Fellow Irish authors are banding together in a campaign to help Emma Hannigan's latest book to number one after she revealed she has not got long to live.
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This week in Trinity: from election mania to a literary festival

This week in Trinity: from election mania to a literary festival | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
It’s week six and it is, as always, action-packed. With a range of debating orientated events, Trinity’s Literary Festival, the final leg of TCDSU elections and even a chance to throw pies at Law lecturers, it’s set to be a good week at Trinity.





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Trinity’s Literary Festival is
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John Banville’s “Time Pieces”: An Irish Flâneur, Greeting the Past on His Present Wanderings - The New York Times

John Banville’s “Time Pieces”: An Irish Flâneur, Greeting the Past on His Present Wanderings - The New York Times | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
 takes the acclaimed novelist back to the Dublin of his youth, recalling people and places that still live in his memory.
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Radio 4 - Book at Bedtime, A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man, Episode 2

Radio 4 - Book at Bedtime, A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man, Episode 2 | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
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Edna O'Brien: from Ireland's outcast to celebrated icon - Home | Writers & Company with Eleanor Wachtel

Edna O'Brien: from Ireland's outcast to celebrated icon - Home | Writers & Company with Eleanor Wachtel | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
The legendary writer is the 2018 winner of the prestigious PEN/Nabokov Award for Achievement in International Literature. Listen to her conversation from 2009 with Eleanor Wachtel.
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Here are all the big winners from the 2018 IFTAs

Here are all the big winners from the 2018 IFTAs | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
Here are all the big winners from the 2018 IFTAs
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Grace Dyas: The dirty secrets of a Dublin Magdalene laundry

Her new play deals with a search at a Magdalene laundry, but is also a metaphor for things we hope will never surface
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Michael Colgan ran Gate Theatre as personal fiefdom for decades

Michael Colgan ran Gate Theatre as personal fiefdom for decades | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
Reaction to report of independent inquiry into allegations has been mixed
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Disturbing Words: a short story by Evelyn Conlon

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A son back for his parents’ funerals becomes entrenched in life on the Border
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Bafta awards 2018: Martin McDonagh’s ‘Three Billboards’ triumphs as Saoirse Ronan left empty handed

Bafta awards 2018: Martin McDonagh’s ‘Three Billboards’ triumphs as Saoirse Ronan left empty handed | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
Martin McDonagh’s ‘Three Billboards’ triumphs as Saoirse Ronan left empty handed
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