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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.

 

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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 Honest Ulsterman - Whatever Happened to Mighty Joe Cartwright? by Mike Murray

The Honest Ulsterman - Whatever Happened to Mighty Joe Cartwright? by Mike Murray | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
Whatever Happened to Mighty Joe Cartwright?
Mike Murray
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CBC The Sunday Edition — February 18, 2018 Colum McCann....

CBC The Sunday Edition — February 18, 2018 Colum McCann.... | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
Trump's "best people"; Juries and justice; La Bolduc; Colum McCann; #MeToo and migrants; Curling clergy
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The Japanese Effect in Contemporary Irish Poetry | Irene De Angelis | Palgrave Macmillan

The Japanese Effect in Contemporary Irish Poetry | Irene De Angelis | Palgrave Macmillan | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
The Japanese Effect in Contemporary Irish Poetry
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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
Episode 3
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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

Disturbing Words: a short story by Evelyn Conlon | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
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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The Art of the Spoken Word with Jessica Traynor - Hawk's Well Theatre Sligo

The Art of the Spoken Word with Jessica Traynor - Hawk's Well Theatre Sligo | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
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Around the World in Poetry, Haiku and Haibun: Maeve O’Sullivan interviewed by Susan Lindsay

Around the World in Poetry, Haiku and Haibun: Maeve O’Sullivan interviewed by Susan Lindsay | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
Around the World in Poetry, Haiku and Haibun
Maeve O’Sullivan interviewed by Susan Lindsay
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A Welsh view of Thomas Morris: an exile’s sharpened vision and a Joycean ambition

A Welsh view of Thomas Morris: an exile’s sharpened vision and a Joycean ambition | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
This self-imposed exile from Caerphilly has unquestionably given Morris the level of detachment necessary to write about it without becoming bogged down in sentimentality
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Jews in Irish Literature – 19 Feb

Jews in Irish Literature – 19 Feb | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
The Irish Literary Society is engaging with writers and academics to reflect on 'Representations of Jews in Irish Literature'. The innovative research project of the same title was developed out of NUI Galway and Ulster…
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The Willson Center and Avid Bookshop Present Author Kevin Barry | Avid Bookshop

The Willson Center and Avid Bookshop Present Author Kevin Barry | Avid Bookshop | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
The Willson Center and Avid Bookshop present an evening with acclaimed author Kevin Barry on Tuesday, February 20, from 6-7:30p.m. at Ciné. There will be a public reception with light refreshments and book sales will begin at 6 p.m.
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