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Turning true crime into true blue fiction - Irish Times

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Turning true crime into true blue fiction
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McNamee's new novel, Blue Is The Night , revisits a 1949 murder trial in Belfast, presided over by the then attorney general, Lance Curran. ...
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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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READ BY THE AUTHOR: ‘Nighttown’ by Martina Evans

READ BY THE AUTHOR: ‘Nighttown’ by Martina Evans | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
Issue Nine of The Lonely Crowd features four new poems by Martina Evans. Here, Martina reads one of those poems, 'Nighttown', exclusively for our website. Don't miss Martina reading at our event at Little Man Coffee Co. on May 10th, from 7pm. https://soundcloud.com/user-58636177/nighttown-martina-evans   © Martina Evans, 2018. Image © Jo Mazelis, 2018.
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Tony-winning director Garry Hynes speaks to Broadway World about taking @DruidTheatre's WAITING FOR GODOT on a yearlong tour

Tony-winning director Garry Hynes speaks to Broadway World about taking @DruidTheatre's WAITING FOR GODOT on a yearlong tour | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
One of the great things about DC theatre is that we have the opportunities to experience theater from all over the world, including from some of the most artistically renowned companies.  Take for example the Druid Theatre Company in Galway, Ireland.  Today's subject Garry Hynes is living her theatre life as Artistic Director of that esteemed company.  The Druid's production of Waiting for Godot is embarking on its year-long tour with a run at Shakespeare Theatre Company through May 20.
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Watch: World class play 'Belfast Girls' makes regional debut - KCTV5

Watch: World class play 'Belfast Girls' makes regional debut - KCTV5 | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
Belfast Girls is a play that tells the story of five young women on a three-month journey from Ireland to Australia during the early Irish potato famine. Two of the stars joined us in studio t
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 THE TEAR AND THE SMILE (FROM THE VAULTS)-Elizabeth Bowen is credited with writing this controversial US TV documentary

 THE TEAR AND THE SMILE (FROM THE VAULTS)-Elizabeth Bowen is credited with writing this controversial US TV documentary | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
Elizabeth Bowen is credited with writing this controversial US TV documentary
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US Launch: David Hayden with Maryse Meijer Tickets, Thu, Apr 26, 2018 at 7:00 PM

US Launch: David Hayden with Maryse Meijer Tickets, Thu, Apr 26, 2018 at 7:00 PM | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
Eventbrite - The Dial Bookshop presents David Hayden with Maryse Meijer - Thursday, April 26, 2018 at The Dial Bookshop, Chicago, IL. Find event and ticket information.
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Morrissey to chair T S Eliot prize judging panel | The Bookseller

Morrissey to chair T S Eliot prize judging panel | The Bookseller | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
Sinead Morrissey is to chair the judging panel for the 2018 T S Eliot Prize.
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Advertiser.ie - Arrival on Irish poetry scene of true original

Advertiser.ie - Arrival on Irish poetry scene of true original | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
RACHEL COVENTRY was born in Scotland to an Irish mother, spent her teenage years in Galway attending the Mercy secondary school, and lived for most of the 1990s in north London.
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Psychedelic Cyclists – An Irishman’s Diary about Albert Hofmann and Flann O’Brien

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The best new Irish crime fiction

The best new Irish crime fiction | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
John Connolly, Gerard Brennan, Dervla McTiernan, Cormac O’Keeffe and Olivia Kiernan
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Off-Broadway Review: “The Seafarer” at Irish Repertory Theatre

Off-Broadway Review: “The Seafarer” at Irish Repertory Theatre | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
The latest offering of the Irish Repertory Theatre is the revival of “The Seafearer” by Conor McPherson, which opened on Broadway in 2007 and was nominated for a TONY award for best play that seaso…...
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Has Irish literature ignored our colonial experience?

Has Irish literature ignored our colonial experience? | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
James Kelman claims ‘there has been nothing of note in the Irish tradition for about 100 years’. Does he have a point?Critics and historians respond...
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Adventures in Ideas: The Essay Now

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NON-FICTION Kevin Breathnach is a writer from Dublin. His essays have appeared in the Dublin Review, The White Review, Granta (online), gorse, The New Inquiry, The Tangerine and elsewhere. His first book – a sequence of critical essays and personal essays about internalized homophobia, misogyny and racism – is forthcoming in January 2019. Brian Dillon …
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Hodges Figgis: A 250-year-old story of selling books

Hodges Figgis: A 250-year-old story of selling books | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
‘On Christmas Eve there was always a sherry reception for the customers’
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Waking the women writers: Lucy Caldwell on The Long Gaze Back

Waking the women writers: Lucy Caldwell on The Long Gaze Back | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
Maybe a story about babies and motherhood was the last thing you should submit for a women writers’ anthology. Was I defying the buggy in the hallway, or succumbing to it?
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The Marginalisation of Irish Women Poets from Literary Magazines During the 1980s

The Marginalisation of Irish Women Poets from Literary Magazines During the 1980s | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
The Marginalisation of Irish Women Poets from Literary Magazines During the 1980s
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Announcement of the Ireland Chair of Poetry Travel Award to Andrew Eaton | Ireland Chair of Poetry

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PhD Fellowship in Gothic Literature: University of Limerick – International Association for the Study of Irish Literatures

The Faculty of Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences at UL is offering a PhD fellowship in any area of Gothic or Irish Gothic literature, working under the supervision of Dr. Tina Morin. The Sheridan Le Fanu PhD fellowship is a one-year fellowship, including EU level PhD fees (€4,321) plus a monthly stipend of €1,000. The successful applicant will be expected to apply for Irish Research Council postgraduate funding over the course of the year and will also be required to provide up to five hours of teaching per week. Non-EU students are eligible to apply but, if successful, will be responsible for the shortfall between non-EU fees and EU fees. The fellowship is kindly sponsored by the University’s Athena SWAN Steering Committee.   For further information and details on how to apply, please see https://www.ul.ie/artsoc/fee-waivers-and-scholarships.
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Michael Longley: The Vitality of Ordinary Things

Michael Longley: The Vitality of Ordinary Things | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
To reassert the liveliness of ordinary things, precisely in the face of what is hardest and most broken in life and society — this has been Michael Longley’s gift to Northern Ireland as one of its foremost living poets. He is a voice for all of us now, wise and winsome about the force of words in a society that has moved away from sectarianism in living memory. The Good Friday Agreement was signed 20 years ago this month, and social healing is ongoing work to this day.
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The Word welcomes Kevin Barry-by Luke Henderson

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IN recent years, it is nigh on impossible to speak of fiction in Ireland without mentioning Kevin Barry. A truly unique literary voice, his novels ‘City Of Bohane’ and ‘Beetlebone’ have won a plethora of prizes both in Ireland and abroad and he is a highly respected writer of short stories worldwide with anthologies of …
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Doireann Ní Ghríofa: Recipe for the Bad Times, the Sad Surprise Times, the No Light Times - YouTube

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