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Kieran Furey reading 'The Restoration' at Strokestown House

Roscommon poet Kieran Furey reading 'The Restoration' at Strokestown House, Co. Roscommon. 'The Restoration' is taken from 'The History House', a collection ...
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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.

 

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The kind and tragic life of Oscar Wilde

The kind and tragic life of Oscar Wilde | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
What is tragic is that Oscar Wilde seemed not to believe in evil, or that it could ever lay a hand on him, at least at first.
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I’m Your Number One Flann – An Irishman’s Diary about Flann O’Brien and William Saroyan

I’m Your Number One Flann – An Irishman’s Diary about Flann O’Brien and William Saroyan | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
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53 | The Magic Faraway Tree with Louise O'Neill

53 | The Magic Faraway Tree with Louise O'Neill | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
Louise O'Neill joins Alan and Sarah to talk about Enid Blyton's fantastical The Magic Faraway Tree and children's books then and now.
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Advertiser.ie - A book which should be mandatory reading for short story fans

Advertiser.ie - A book which should be mandatory reading for short story fans | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
THE STINGING Fly magazine was born in 1998 with the specific aim in mind of providing a platform in Ireland for new short stories, some of which are nowe collected in Stinging Fly Stories, edited by Sarah Gilmartin and Declan Meade, and published by Stinging Fly Press.
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A literary look at Sligo, Ireland, by Grant Schatzman

A literary look at Sligo, Ireland, by Grant Schatzman | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
A literary look at Sligo, Ireland
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Paul Lynch in conversation | Irish Times Book Club –

Paul Lynch in conversation | Irish Times Book Club – | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
The Irish Writers Centre and the Irish Times Book Club are delighted to have Grace by Paul Lynch as June’s Irish Times Book Club selection.
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A Close Reading of the 'Censored' Passages of The Picture of Dorian Gray | Literary Hub

A Close Reading of the 'Censored' Passages of The Picture of Dorian Gray | Literary Hub | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
"There is no such thing as a moral or an immoral book," wrote Oscar Wilde in the preface to the 1891 edition of The Picture of Dorian Gray. "Books are well...
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Best British and Irish Flash Fiction 2018 -2019: Senior Editors |

Best British and Irish Flash Fiction 2018 -2019: Senior Editors | | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
From 1st June 2018 to 31st May 2019, four Senior Editors will be curating a comprehensive list of outstanding Flash Fiction published online and in print, written by citizens of Britain and Ireland: Best British and Irish Flash Fiction 2018-19 Each season a Senior Editor will be responsible for...
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Seamus Heaney: A Sense of Ireland - View media - Northern Ireland Screen | Digital Film Archive

Seamus Heaney: A Sense of Ireland - View media - Northern Ireland Screen | Digital Film Archive | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
Over 117 years of moving images from Northern Ireland, featuring amateur and professional films from 1897 to 2014, brought to you by Northern Ireland Screen.
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ANNE O’LEARY WINS MOLLY KEANE CREATIVE WRITING AWARD 2018

ANNE O’LEARY WINS MOLLY KEANE CREATIVE WRITING AWARD 2018 | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
Waterford City & County Council’s Arts Office is pleased to announce that the winner of the national Molly Keane Creative Writing Award 2018 is Anne O’ Leary from Glanmire, Co. Cork with a story titled ‘Fortune’. Anne has previously won the From the Well Short Story Competition 2017 and was runner-up in the UCC/Carried In…
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Grace by Paul Lynch: lush lyricism that serves a deeper purpose

Grace by Paul Lynch: lush lyricism that serves a deeper purpose | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
Enormous rewards await readers of this astonishing, ambitious novel
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Morto il poeta Macdara Woods, scelse l'Umbria come seconda patria

Morto il poeta Macdara Woods, scelse l'Umbria come seconda patria | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
È morto all'età di 76 anni il poeta irlandese Macdara Woods. Da molti anni aveva scelto l'Umbria, e in particolare Panicale, come seconda patria.
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The Munster Literature Centre Submission Manager - Frank O'Connor Mentorship Bursaries

The Munster Literature Centre Submission Manager - Frank O'Connor Mentorship Bursaries | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
The Munster Literature Centre Submission Manager Powered By Submittable - Accept and Curate Digital Content...
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Samuel Beckett Words and Music - Beckett Chamber Music Series Jun 18

Samuel Beckett Words and Music - Beckett Chamber Music Series Jun 18 | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
A rare concert performance of Samuel Beckett’s radio play Words and Music with American composer, Morton Feldman’s score.
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Competition: The John McGahern Award

Competition: The John McGahern Award | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
Competition deadline: 31st July 2018 As part of the Iron Mountain Literature Festival, Leitrim County Council and the Tyrone Guthrie Centre with the support of the McGahern Estate developed the Joh…
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Vagabond Verses - Cairde Festival

Trail of poetry and spoken word, curated by Patrick Curley. An afternoon of pop-up poetry & spoken word vignettes by award winning and cutting edge writers based in Ireland’s North West. Free Admission.
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Writer Rosemary Jenkinson: I'd emulate Zorba the Greek in terms of attitude to life

Writer Rosemary Jenkinson: I'd emulate Zorba the Greek in terms of attitude to life | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
1. Up and at it – what is your morning routine? I get up about 8 o'clock, switch on the computer in my bedroom and go downstairs for breakfast.
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Top independent bookstores in Ireland, Dublin, Cork

Top independent bookstores in Ireland, Dublin, Cork | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
This week marks Independent Bookshop Week in Ireland from June 16 until June 23. To celebrate we look at the very best Irish indie bookstores from Dublin to Cork to Belfast. Luckily, many Irish cities and towns have great independent bookstores that could offer up a hidden treasure to make your...
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Between the Lines: Mike McCormack’s SOLAR BONES on

Mike McCormack, author of "Solar Bones" (International Dublin Literary Award, Goldsmiths Prize, Irish Book of the Year, longlisted for the Man Booker),…
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James Clarence Mangan, the rebel poet

James Clarence Mangan, the rebel poet | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
Joyce admired Mangan, who died on this day in 1849, for his poems if not his patriotism...
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Pay, Pals and Poetry - Louise G Cole

Pay, Pals and Poetry - Louise G Cole | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
I was so excited to get my first poetry reading fee, I took a picture.Did you ever hear about writer’s block? I heard it’s when your imaginary friends won’t talk to you. In my case, it’s when I’ve too many things going on and not enough time to write. I’m lying, of course. I have…
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On my radar: Phyllida Lloyd’s cultural highlights | Stage | The Guardian

On my radar: Phyllida Lloyd’s cultural highlights | Stage | The Guardian | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
The British director on the genius of Joan Armatrading, the best organic pub in London, and the film she turns to for inspiration
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MacGill Summer School director apologises for comments on lack of female speakers

MacGill Summer School director apologises for comments on lack of female speakers | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
Joe Mulholland admits he ‘failed obviously from the point of view of gender balance’
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Flann O’Brien: the demon jester of Dublin

Flann O’Brien: the demon jester of Dublin | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
The collected letters of O’Brien shed a new light on the man behind the dazzling satirical novels.  
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