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Poet Seamus Heaney laid to rest

Poet Seamus Heaney laid to rest | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
Poet and Nobel laureate Seamus Heaney has been laid to rest in his native Bellaghy in Co Derry after a funeral mass in Dublin attended by hundreds of mourners.
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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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Listen to Nuala Ni Dhomhnaill discuss her writing as Ireland Chair of Poetry and the crafting of Cead Isteach, her collected work from this tenure

Listen to Nuala Ni Dhomhnaill discuss her writing as Ireland Chair of Poetry and the crafting of Cead Isteach, her collected work from this tenure | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
coming up on Tuesday's show.....Brian Maguire creates "War Changes Its Address: The Aleppo Paintings", Estonia marks 100 years of independence in a special concert at the NCH and one of the great American singer/ songwriters Judy Collins chats ahead of her appearance at Temple Bar Tradfest
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Martin McDonagh on 7 Oscar nods for 'Three Billboards' — and the fierce woman at the center of his film

Martin McDonagh on 7 Oscar nods for 'Three Billboards' — and the fierce woman at the center of his film | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
"Three Billboards" writer-director Martin McDonagh reacts to his nomination in the original screenplay category, as well as nods for his stars — Frances McDormand, Sam Rockwell and Woody Harrelson — plus editor Jon Gregory and composer Carter Burwell.
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Oscar nominations for Saoirse Ronan, ‘Three Billboards’, Cartoon Saloon, Daniel Day-Lewis

Oscar nominations for Saoirse Ronan, ‘Three Billboards’, Cartoon Saloon, Daniel Day-Lewis | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
Martin McDonagh’s ‘Three Billboards’ is named in multiple nomination categories
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An Irishman’s Diary on Robert Gregory- Yeats’s ‘Airman’ was one of the most famous Irish casualties of the first World War

An Irishman’s Diary on Robert Gregory- Yeats’s ‘Airman’ was one of the most famous Irish casualties of the first World War | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
‘Those that I fight I do not hate’ – An Irishman’s Diary on Robert Gregory
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Maj Robert Gregory: Yeats’s ‘Airman’ was one of the most famous Irish casualties of the first World War
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German Fever: Take a Look at the “Beckett in Germany” Exhibition

German Fever: Take a Look at the “Beckett in Germany” Exhibition | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
The Deutsches Literatur Archiv website has posted a series of images from the ongoing 'German Fever' exhibition, which explores Samuel Beckett's enduring connections to German art, culture, and community. Among the images one will find photograph, manuscripts, and correspondence, and will be of great interest to anyone interested in Beckett's work. There is also an…
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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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Artist Brian O’Doherty to receive Freedom of Roscommon-Ballaghaderren-born Booker-shortlisted author best known at home as Patrick Ireland

Artist Brian O’Doherty to receive Freedom of Roscommon-Ballaghaderren-born Booker-shortlisted author best known at home as Patrick Ireland | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
Ballaghaderren-born Booker-shortlisted author best known at home as Patrick Ireland
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Details released for 2018 Ennis Book Club Festival | Features | Book News | Hot Press

Details released for 2018 Ennis Book Club Festival | Features | Book News | Hot Press | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
Over 3 days readers gather to enjoy the festival’s unique mix of readings, discussion, comedy and chat, to immerse themselves in the world of books, meet authors and other book lovers, discuss and debate.
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News | 2018 Seamus Heaney Fellows Appointment | Queen's University Belfast

News | 2018 Seamus Heaney Fellows Appointment | Queen's University Belfast | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
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Readings by Writers-in-Residence Rob Doyle and Sarah Maria Griffin | Maynooth University

Readings by Writers-in-Residence Rob Doyle and Sarah Maria Griffin | Maynooth University | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
Rob Doyle’s acclaimed debut novel, Here Are the Young Men, was followed by This Is the Ritual, a book-of-the-year in the New Statesman, Irish Times and Sunday Times. The Sunday
Independent called it ‘a masterstroke in experimental short fiction brimming with ideas, vulgarity and intelligence.’ Doyle’s writing has been published widely, in the Guardian, Vice, BBC
World Service, & elsewhere. He edited The Other Irish Tradition (2018) for the Dalkey Archive.
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Dates for the stage play of Asking For It have finally been announced | Her.ie

Dates for the stage play of Asking For It have finally been announced | Her.ie | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
Fans of Louise O'Neill's bestselling novel Asking For It will be headed to Cork in their droves this summer for its stage adaptation.
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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

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

Please Hear What I'm Not Saying | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
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

Interview with Stephanie Conn | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
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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