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Five Go on a Treasure Hunt: Pat McCabe, please bag me a fortune

Five Go on a Treasure Hunt: Pat McCabe, please bag me a fortune | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
When asked for this series, in competition with four other bargain hunters, to pick up an old item that could turn a profit, I set out to find a decent rare volume
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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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The radical act of seeing things as they are – with two sets of eyes

The radical act of seeing things as they are – with two sets of eyes | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
Poet Liz Quirke and her partner, artist Yvonne Hennessy, discuss their collaboration on Quirke’s debut, ‘The Road, Slowly’
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Poetry Jukebox - Olive Broderick - BelfastTelegraph.co.uk

Poetry Jukebox - Olive Broderick - BelfastTelegraph.co.uk | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
As part of the Belfast International Arts Festival, a new initiative which brings new poetry to the streets of Belfast will launch in October.
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The statement of over 70 women supporting those who spoke out about Michael Colgan

The statement of over 70 women supporting those who spoke out about Michael Colgan | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
Actors, writers, directors, producers, designers and stage managers sign statement supporting others who ended silence about abuse of power
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Birdie by Nuala O’Connor

Birdie by Nuala O’Connor | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
Birdie For a heavy woman, I have oddly slender and agile fingers. These help when I pick out Chopin’s mazurkas. I play him as a gift to myself, he turns my guts to vapour. Today I play Opus 33, and the first part, as always, makes me rise above myself, like a revenant. ‘Your playing is…
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Johnny Depp hails ‘poet’ Shane MacGowan at 60th birthday bash for Pogues legend 

Johnny Depp hails ‘poet’ Shane MacGowan at 60th birthday bash for Pogues legend  | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
It was standing room only as fans from around the world joined a galaxy of stars at Dublin's National Concert Hall last night to celebrate the 60th birthday of legendary Pogues frontman
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Speaking With: Tramp Press

Speaking With: Tramp Press | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
The founders of the publishing company chat about their extraordinary success in the last few years.
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RTÉ to live stream Irish Times Irish Theatre Awards

RTÉ to live stream Irish Times Irish Theatre Awards | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
RTÉ Culture, in collaboration with RTÉ lyric FM, will be presenting a live stream of this year's Irish Times Theatre Awards, which take place at the National Concert Hall, Dublin on Sunday, February 25th.
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Shortlist Announced For Irish Theatre Awards | Events | Theatre | Hot Press

Shortlist Announced For Irish Theatre Awards | Events | Theatre | Hot Press | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
After a year of crisis in Irish theatre, the awards set down a marker as the celebration of Irish talent continues into its 21st year.
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New York Times-11 New Books We Recommend This Week including Mike McCormack

New York Times-11 New Books We Recommend This Week including Mike McCormack | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
Suggested reading from critics and editors at The New York Times.
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The Times: The TS Eliot poetry prize is now 25 years old, but the man himself might look askance at 2018’s mediocre shortlist

The Times: The TS Eliot poetry prize is now 25 years old, but the man himself might look askance at 2018’s mediocre shortlist | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
The TS Eliot poetry prize is now 25 years old, but the man himself might look askance at 2018’s mediocre shortlist

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A new year that changed me: when Seamus Heaney came round for tea | Conor O’Callaghan

A new year that changed me: when Seamus Heaney came round for tea | Conor O’Callaghan | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
An informal 30-minute encounter with Mr and Mrs Heaney showed me that change doesn’t always happen in big, dramatic chunks, says poet and writer Conor O’Callaghan
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Noted writers adapt James Joyce classic to interactive theater | Brooklyn Daily Eagle

Noted writers adapt James Joyce classic to interactive theater | Brooklyn Daily Eagle | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
Noted writers adapt James Joyce classic to interactive theater
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‘One solace I have had over the past terrible year is the knowledge that John was – and is – deeply loved’

‘One solace I have had over the past terrible year is the knowledge that John was – and is – deeply loved’ | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
Few could touch the quick of things as John Montague did in his verses
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Ballyturk-Enda Walsh's existential romp Ballyturk is Beckett on uppers

Ballyturk-Enda Walsh's existential romp Ballyturk is Beckett on uppers | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it

Theater review by Adam Feldman
Enda Walsh crams big themes into small spaces; his characters often live in hermetic, sometimes imaginary worlds that strain t
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Sneak preview: independent publishers’ top reads for 2018

Sneak preview: independent publishers’ top reads for 2018 | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
Irish and British small presses select two of their books they’re most excited about this year
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Over 70 theatre women call for Gate inquiry to be replaced

Over 70 theatre women call for Gate inquiry to be replaced | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
Investigation of conduct of former director Michael Colgan ‘needs trust’ of alleged victims
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Video: Poet Nessa O'Mahony - BelfastTelegraph.co.uk

Video: Poet Nessa O'Mahony - BelfastTelegraph.co.uk | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
Nessa O'Mahony reads her poetry as featured on the Poetry Jukebox.  The Poetry Jukebox will open at the Crescent Arts Centre on the 12th of October as part of the 2017 Belfast Internati
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Old Georgian House to be transformed into new home for Irish poetry... and it has some major backers

Old Georgian House to be transformed into new home for Irish poetry... and it has some major backers | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
After 40 years, it looks like Poetry Ireland may finally get its own centre in Dublin.
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Pearse Hutchinson: An Irish poet in Catalonia

Pearse Hutchinson: An Irish poet in Catalonia | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
What I love most about Catalonia is Catalan. That may sound almost inhuman, but through languages I love the people who made them. Pearse Hutchinson. Poetry Ireland Review, Spring, 1997 Pearse Hutchinson (1927 – 2012), és un reconegut poeta irlandès amb estrets lligams amb Catalunya i el món literari català de la segona meitat del segle…
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Samuel Beckett a secret Irish rebel

Samuel Beckett a secret Irish rebel | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
Beckett scholar Michael Coffey reminds us of the Nobel Laureate Samuel Beckett’s nationalistic influences and writings.
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Samuel Beckett and Technology Conference

Samuel Beckett and Technology Conference | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
The conference will explore the manifold intersections of technology with Beckett’s oeuvre throughout the years, and will consider their future trajectories. This includes the development of modern technologies in the fields of communication, broadcasting, medicine, and transportation in the beginning of the 20th century and their influence on Beckett’s early writing; his employment of new…
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Samuel Beckett Featured on BBC Radio 4’s Great Lives

Samuel Beckett Featured on BBC Radio 4’s Great Lives | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
BBC Radio 4: "Business guru Sir Gerry Robinson was born in Ireland but moved to England in his teens, and he chooses Samuel Beckett, another Irishman who lived away for much of his life - in Paris. Gerry, a late convert to Beckett's plays, loves him because he's accepting of the human condition: that we're…
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Review of Elsewhere by Maeve O'Sullivan

Review of Elsewhere by Maeve O'Sullivan | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
Irish poet Maeve O'Sullivan set off on what she calls a 'life-changing world trip' in late 2016, visiting 13 countries on 4 continents - one of the outcomes of her peregrinations is Elsewhere (Alba Publishing, London, 2017, $US10; click on the link for other currencies), a collection of haiku, haibun and long-form poetry. In her preface, O'Sullivan…
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Quintessence Theatre Group Kicks Off 2018 with Samuel Beckett's Timely WAITING FOR GODOT Starring Frank X and Johnnie Hobbs

Quintessence Theatre Group Kicks Off 2018 with Samuel Beckett's Timely WAITING FOR GODOT Starring Frank X and Johnnie Hobbs | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
Quintessence Theatre Group continues its blockbuster 8th season with Samuel Beckett's existential and absurdist classic, Waiting for Godot. People's Light Founding Member Ken Marini makes his Quintessence debut as director of this classic work which stars local legends and Barrymore Winners Frank X and Johnnie Hobbs Jr. Waiting for Godot runs January 31-February 18. Opening Night is Saturday February 3, at 7:30 p.m. Tickets cost $15-$50. Tickets are available online at www.quintessencetheatre.org or at the Box Office at time of performance. Quintessence performs at The Sedgwick Theater located at 7137 Germantown Avenue in Mt. Airy.
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ARTS: Corcadorca Theatre Company receive 7 nominations in Irish Times Theatre Awards

ARTS: Corcadorca Theatre Company receive 7 nominations in Irish Times Theatre Awards | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
13 January 2018 By Elaine Murphy elaine@TheCork.ie Cork’s Corcadorca Theatre Company have received an unprecedented 7 nominations in the Irish Times prestigious Theatre Awards including Best Produc…
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