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New York Times - ‘Swing & Beowulf,’ at the Irish Arts Center

New York Times - ‘Swing & Beowulf,’ at the Irish Arts Center | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
“Swing & Beowulf,” paired one-acts at the Irish Arts Center, both come from the Dublin Fringe Festival, but that’s all they have in common.
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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.

 

http://www.gerardbeirne.com

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Winter Papers 3: a deluxe but adventurous anthology Edited by Kevin Barry and Olivia Smith, this third edition has many fantastic moments, including work by Eimear McBride and Sara Baume

Winter Papers 3: a deluxe but adventurous anthology Edited by Kevin Barry and Olivia Smith, this third edition has many fantastic moments, including work by Eimear McBride and Sara Baume | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
Edited by Kevin Barry and Olivia Smith, this third edition has many fantastic moments, including work by Eimear McBride and Sara Baume
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How did Irish schoolchildren become the best readers in Europe?

How did Irish schoolchildren become the best readers in Europe? | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
Not so long ago there was real anxiety Irish students were falling behind others
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Teenage book reviews –including Tangleweed and Brine by Deirdre Sullivan

Teenage book reviews –including Tangleweed and Brine by Deirdre Sullivan | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
Tangleweed and Brine by Deirdre Sullivan
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Bang Bang – Bewleys Cafe Theatre @ Powerscourt, Dublin

Bang Bang – Bewleys Cafe Theatre @ Powerscourt, Dublin | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
Writer: Dermot Bolger Director: Mark O’Brien Reviewer: Saoirse Anton From Wyoming to Whitehall, the well known Dublin character Thomas “Bang Bang
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The Saturday Poem: Plantar fasciitis A new poem by Martina Evans

The Saturday Poem: Plantar fasciitis A new poem by Martina Evans | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
A new poem by Martina Evans

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Ablution - By Eleanor Hooker

Ablution - By Eleanor Hooker | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
By Eleanor Hooker                            Ghost me. Fossil me.                                          Resurrect me near dawn.   – Traci Brimhall   On my father’s side I am …
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Winter Papers 3: a deluxe but adventurous anthology

Winter Papers 3: a deluxe but adventurous anthology | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
Edited by Kevin Barry and Olivia Smith, this third edition has many fantastic moments, including work by Eimear McBride and Sara Baume
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'It became increasingly challenging to eat properly because I was concerned about what my body would look like on camera'

'It became increasingly challenging to eat properly because I was concerned about what my body would look like on camera' | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
Headline 'It became increasingly challenging to eat properly because I was concerned about what my body would look like on camera'
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Readers, have your say: What were your favourite books of 2017?

Readers, have your say: What were your favourite books of 2017? | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
We want to hear about the titles that impressed you most this year and why
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The best novels of 2017 – a Five Books interview with Arifa Akbar

The best novels of 2017 – a Five Books interview with Arifa Akbar | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
The best novels of 2017, as recommended by editor and critic Arifa Akbar.
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Sally Rooney wins Young Writer of the Year award

Sally Rooney wins Young Writer of the Year award | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
Irish writer becomes joint youngest winner of the Sunday Times prize with ‘Conversations With Friends’
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Van Morrison's Belfast - an extract from Gerald Dawe's new book

Van Morrison's Belfast - an extract from Gerald Dawe's new book | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
In Another World is a unique trip through the music scene of 1950s and 60s Belfast, mapped into the mystic through the timeless lyrics of Van 'the Man' Morrison, courtesy of acclaimed poet and fellow Belfast man, Gerald Dawe.
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July 2017 - Second Noelle Vial book launched 14 years after her death | Donegal Now

July 2017 - Second Noelle Vial book launched 14 years after her death | Donegal Now | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
The establishment of a school of poetry and creative writing in Killybegs, with public performances at various times of the year, was a dream cherished by the lat
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Sinead Crowley picks her Books Of The Year

Sinead Crowley picks her Books Of The Year | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
This year I've decided not to do a Top 10 - don't panic editor, you're still getting a decent list. But given the type of reading I did this year, which ranged from literary shortlists to my beloved crime fiction, I didn't really want to rat
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The Irish spy novel comes in from the cold

The Irish spy novel comes in from the cold | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
Given our history of colonisation, it’s no surprise that Irish writers should balk at celebrating the spy as hero
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Sneaky abortion novels? They’re a new movement, and I’ve signed up

Sneaky abortion novels? They’re a new movement, and I’ve signed up | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
We can’t write about young women without writing about the Eighth Amendment
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The best children’s and YA books of 2017

The best children’s and YA books of 2017 | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
Sara Keating and Claire Hennessy select their favourite works for young people
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On making the Three Decades By Michael D. Higgins, President of Ireland- Other Terrain Journal

On making the Three Decades By Michael D. Higgins, President of Ireland- Other Terrain Journal | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
By Michael D. Higgins, President of Ireland
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Fiction, history, humour, emotion: Writers name their favourite works of the year

You’ll laugh, you’ll cry, you’ll learn stuff ... Writers name their favourite works of the year
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Christmas Gift Guide: Books | Arts Council of Northern Ireland

Christmas Gift Guide: Books | Arts Council of Northern Ireland | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
Christmas Gift Guide: Books
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Free homeless protest gig to happen outside the Dail-Some of the biggest names in Irish music and spoken word will appear at the event on December 12

Free homeless protest gig to happen outside the Dail-Some of the biggest names in Irish music and spoken word will appear at the event on December 12 | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
Some of the biggest names in Irish music and spoken word will appear at the event on December 12

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Highlights of the Year 2017 Part 1 - Wales Arts Review

Highlights of the Year 2017 Part 1 - Wales Arts Review | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
Welcome to Wales Arts Review‘s look back on the cultural highlights of 2017, a tour of the moments that have lifted up the year for some of our top contributors.   …
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The Guardian - Irish debut novelist Sally Rooney wins Young Writer of the Year award

The Guardian - Irish debut novelist Sally Rooney wins Young Writer of the Year award | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
Rooney’s Conversations With Friends was described by the judges as a ‘sophisticated erotic quadrille’ that recalls Jane Austen’s Emma
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Sally Rooney wins Young Writer of the Year award | The Bookseller

Sally Rooney wins Young Writer of the Year award | The Bookseller | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
Sally Rooney has become the first Irish winner of the Sunday Times/Peters Fraser + Dunlop Young Writer of the Year Award for her "fearless, sensual" debut novel Conversations with Friends (Faber).
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