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Oh, Krapp John Hurt on Samuel Beckett's loner hero

Oh, Krapp  John Hurt on Samuel Beckett's loner hero | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
Krapp's Last Tape is a kind of essay in aloneness so playing it 10 times a week was an intense experienceYears before I did Krapp's Last Tape I'd seen Patrick Magee and Jack MacGowran do it both of the bishops of the church of Beckett.
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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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Anne Enright: Making arguments about gender will eat your head

Anne Enright: Making arguments about gender will eat your head | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
The writer reflects on her three years as the inaugural Laureate of Irish Fiction
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Home - The Princess Grace Irish Library

Home - The Princess Grace Irish Library | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
The Princess Grace Irish Library was opened in November 1984 by His Serene Highness The Sovereign Prince Rainier III of Monaco (1923-2005) as his tribute to the attachment Princess Grace (1929-1982) felt for her Irish origins. Operating under the ægis of the Fondation Princesse Grace, the Library is situated in the former family home of the late Countess Brame-Gastaldi, a short walk from the Palace on the Rock of Monaco.
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Maria Edgeworth letters illustrate devotion to Ireland and its people

Maria Edgeworth letters illustrate devotion to Ireland and its people | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
Inspired selection offers witty and honest insight into the life of a pioneering writer
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The best Irish-language books of 2017

The best Irish-language books of 2017 | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
Writers tackle subjects ranging from the history of TG4 to teenage bullying
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Darker With the Lights On by David Hayden review – stories of the subconscious

Darker With the Lights On by David Hayden review – stories of the subconscious | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
An undercurrent of primal violence runs through this Irish author’s brilliantly disturbing and unclassifiable debut collection
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Two New Board Appointments - Druid Theatre

Two New Board Appointments - Druid Theatre | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it

The Board of Druid today announced two exciting additions to the Board: recently retired Irish senior diplomat and trailblazer Anne Anderson and business maven and innovator Helen Ryan.
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The Pledge - Fired! Irish Women Poets and the Canon

The Pledge - Fired! Irish Women Poets and the Canon | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
Fired! Irish Women Poets and the Canon Our dismay at the gender imbalance in the representation of Irish poets in The Cambridge Companion To Irish Poets (2017) is exacerbated by the gender imbalance in the critical contributors to it. Out of thirty invited contributors, only four are women. As writers and academics, this is an…
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What We Talk About When We Talk About Housing  by Danielle McLaughlin The Stinging Fly

What We Talk About When We Talk About Housing  by Danielle McLaughlin The Stinging Fly | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
1. Opening Lines ‘My friend Herb McGinnis, a cardiologist, was talking. The four of us were sitting around his kitchen table drinking gin.’ So opens an early version of a Raymond Carver story ‘Drinking gin and talking about love,’ that would later, after edits by Gordon Lish, be published as ‘What We Talk About When … Continue reading "What We Talk About When We Talk About Housing"
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Two new categories added to Irish Times Irish Theatre Awards

Two new categories added to Irish Times Irish Theatre Awards | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
Best Ensemble and Best Movement Direction are being introduced for the awards ceremony in February 2018
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What Will Build and Break a Girl: Tangleweed and Brine by Deirdre Sullivan

What Will Build and Break a Girl: Tangleweed and Brine by Deirdre Sullivan | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
Life is beautiful and ugly at the same time. There is a little indent in the concrete on the road I live on shaped like a heart. It’s remained constant through the things I can and cannot bring myself to pick up and put in the nearest bin on my way to work (coffee cups…
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Review: Maureen Boyle – The Work of a Winter

Review: Maureen Boyle – The Work of a Winter | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
Maureen Boyle, The Work of a Winter, Arlen House, p90 ISBN: 978-1-95132-183-4 Winner of the Strokestown Poetry Prize and Ireland Chair of Poetry Prize in 2007, fans of Boyle have waited a long time…
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Portraidi -Portraits of Irish Language Writers: Biddy Jenkinson

Portraidi -Portraits of Irish Language Writers: Biddy Jenkinson | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
Biddy Jenkinson is an Irish poet, dramatist and short story writer.
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2017: A stellar year for new poetry

2017: A stellar year for new poetry | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
Tara Bergin, Sinéad Morrissey, Leontia Flynn and Michael Longley among the highlights
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Poetry reviews: Kevin Higgins, Paul Muldoon and David Wheatley

Poetry reviews: Kevin Higgins, Paul Muldoon and David Wheatley | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
John McAuliffe on Song of Songs 2.0: New & Selected Poems; The President of Planet Earth; and Lamentations
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The Phantom Flann – An Irishhman’s Diary about the framing of Brian O’Nolan for a photograph he wasn’t in

The Phantom Flann – An Irishhman’s Diary about the framing of Brian O’Nolan for a photograph he wasn’t in | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
O’Nolan spent his career pretending to be other people.  And sometimes even the other people were not who they were supposed to be
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The Guardian best books of 2017: the hits and misses of the publishers’ year

The Guardian best books of 2017: the hits and misses of the publishers’ year | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
The Man Booker winner, the diary of a junior doctor and the secret lives of cows ... Which books made their publishers proud – and which ones made them envious?
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The world’s greatest – but probably least-known – Irish library

The world’s greatest – but probably least-known – Irish library | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
Film star Grace Kelly's roots prompted her to collect Irish literature, including rare editions of Joyce, Beckett and Shaw
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LIZ MELDON owner of THE RATHGAR BOOKSHOP about why it’s so important to habitually shop in your LOCAL INDEPENDENT BOOKSHOP …

LIZ MELDON owner of THE RATHGAR BOOKSHOP about why it’s so important to habitually shop in your LOCAL INDEPENDENT BOOKSHOP … | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
SOPHIE GRENHAM talks to LIZ MELDON owner of THE RATHGAR BOOKSHOP about why it’s so important to habitually shop in your LOCAL INDEPENDENT BOOKSHOP …
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The Irish Theatre Paula Rojo Salamanca Diciembre 2017.

The Irish Theatre Paula Rojo Salamanca Diciembre 2017. | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
The Irish Theatre Paula Rojo Salamanca Diciembre 2017.

Entradas, 6 € en anticipada y 8 € en taquilla.
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Portrait of the artist as a poet and playwright too

Portrait of the artist as a poet and playwright too | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
I think all my work, painting, poems and plays are expressive of whatever passion I’m feeling, says Anne Le Marquand Hartigan
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