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Dave Duggan - Cleopatra of the Ashtrays

Dave Duggan - Cleopatra of the Ashtrays | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
Dave Duggan is a dramatist and novelist, living in Derry. The Guardian described his first novel, The Greening of Larry Mahon (Guildhall Press, 2004), as ‘an engrossing study of shifting rootlessne...
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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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William Trevor never put a foot wrong: 'Last Stories' is exceptional

William Trevor never put a foot wrong: 'Last Stories' is exceptional | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
William Trevor was a gifted, empathetic crafter of short stories, a talent that maintained its clarity to the end, as "Last Stories" shows.
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Louise O’Neill rips up the rules in feminist retelling of The Little Mermaid

Louise O’Neill rips up the rules in feminist retelling of The Little Mermaid | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
Her first adult novel, Almost Love, was published in March. This month she publishes The Surface Breaks, a needle-sharp feminist retelling of Hans Christian Andersen’s The Little Mermaid.
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County Galway author wins award for Nora Barnacle inspired story

County Galway author wins award for Nora Barnacle inspired story | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
BALLINASLOE-BASED author Nuala O’Connor has won the prestigious UK-based Short Fiction Prize for her story ‘Gooseen’, about Galway woman Nora Barnacle, wife and muse to James Joyce.
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The Attic Sessions #24. In Conversation with Jane Clarke & Geraldine Mitchell

The Attic Sessions #24. In Conversation with Jane Clarke & Geraldine Mitchell | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
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‘The Fold’ and other poems by Alison Driscoll –

‘The Fold’ and other poems by Alison Driscoll – | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
The 22nd Minute   The inners of the ash tree twirl fibres up Cú Chulainn’s stick Splintering out like a cut open stomach in centre-forward line The bas is hugged by black steel rods no match in a clash of the ash Which sees your elbow crack it like an egg in one quick blow…
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‘Prime’ and other poems by Peggie Gallagher –

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Parlour   A bolthole, a room half elsewhere adrift in distant grandeur, where breath condenses between damask drapes and the wing of a mahogany table. Where an ear might catch the scratch of a pen, a girl trawling the depths of an inkwell pouring words, slippery as a river of fish spilling loose of their…
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Liam Neeson says Seamus Heaney's work inspired him to become an actor | Irish Examiner

Liam Neeson says Seamus Heaney's work inspired him to become an actor | Irish Examiner | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
Headline Liam Neeson says Seamus Heaney's work inspired him to become an actor
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Listen: Arguing with Edmund Spenser in Contemporary Irish Poetry by Real Smart Media

Stream Arguing with Edmund Spenser in Contemporary Irish Poetry by Real Smart Media from desktop or your mobile device
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Review: Anne Fitzgerald – Vacant Possession –

Review: Anne Fitzgerald – Vacant Possession – | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
+++Fifty years ago a stranger +++carries all five pounds of me +++over the threshold. Leaves me +++high ‘n’ dry to the mercy of nuns. Vacant Possession is a record of, and an outcry aga…
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Lisa Coen, Co-founder of Tramp Press announced as NUI Galway 2018 Alumni Award Winner for Arts, Literature and Celtic Studies.

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Celebrating William Trevor: John Banville, Dermot Bolger, Roy Foster, Yiyun Li & Danielle McLaughlin | International Literature Festival Dublin

Celebrating William Trevor: John Banville, Dermot Bolger, Roy Foster, Yiyun Li & Danielle McLaughlin | International Literature Festival Dublin | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
Dublin's annual celebration of the best of Irish and international literary talent.
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Ireland's thriving literary magazine scene: space for tradition and experimentation

Ireland's thriving literary magazine scene: space for tradition and experimentation | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
Both online-only formats and print journals provide vital platforms for new and developing writers
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When you’re given that ballot paper, you might think of the 12 women who will be making that lonely journey to England that day | Irish Examiner

When you’re given that ballot paper, you might think of the 12 women who will be making that lonely journey to England that day | Irish Examiner | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
Headline When you’re given that ballot paper, you might think of the 12 women who will be making that lonely journey to England that day
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‘Top Shaggers’ and other poems by Emma Gleeson –

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Top Shaggers At first, we felt a clear hot rage. This girl. Torn into hysterics. But not beyond reasonable doubt. Fear Response freeze, a mind grasps it’s body tight brain-stem trained by centuries in how useless it is to fight. But where justice is hewn from happenstance consent is an irrelevance. But those boys. Raised…
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An file, drámadóir agus iriseoir Liam Ó Muirthile tar éis bháis

An file, drámadóir agus iriseoir Liam Ó Muirthile tar éis bháis | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
Tá an file aitheanta Gaeilge, Liam Ó Muirthile tar éis bháis. Bhain Liam Ó Muirthile cáil amach mar iriseoir, mar chraoltóir, úrscéalaí agus mar dhrámadóir chomh maith.
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Watch: Liam Neeson narrates film celebrating Seamus Heaney

Watch: Liam Neeson narrates film celebrating Seamus Heaney | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
Liam Neeson has lent his voice to a short film celebrating the life and works of renowned poet Seamus Heaney.
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Review: Jessamine O Connor – Pact –

Review: Jessamine O Connor – Pact – | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
Pact is Jessamine O Connor’s fifth collection, having self-published three previous chapbooks. It perhaps says something about the state of publishing in Ireland, how difficult it can be, wit…
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Belfast Book Festival: Top Ten Picks –

Belfast Book Festival: Top Ten Picks – | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
The ever popular Belfast Book Festival returns on 6th-16th June, with a bumper crop of events ranging from workshops, book launches, poetry, readings, music, family activities and more. Needless to…
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Read: Egress by David Hayden

Read: Egress by David Hayden | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
"Egress" is the first story in the collection "Darker With the Lights On" by David Hayden, out from Transit Books in the U.S., Little Island Press in the U.K.
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The Only Jealousy of Emer: Yeats play at

The Only Jealousy of Emer: Yeats play at | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
Yeats's tower this spring hosts the theatre event of the season, as WB Yeats's play The Only Jealousy of Emer receives its Thoor Ballylee premiere in a spectacular production by Galway-based theatre group DancePlayers. Fresh from a highly-acclaimed run at Galway Theatre Festival, this new production, featuring resonant music, dance, acting, and design is re-imagined especially…
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