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First Seattle Beckett Festival off to promising start - The Seattle Times

First Seattle Beckett Festival off to promising start - The Seattle Times | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
First Seattle Beckett Festival off to promising start The Seattle Times At West of Lenin, a diverse, invigorating collection of four short plays from Samuel Beckett kicks off the Seattle Beckett Festival, a citywide collaboration between arts...
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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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Cow Book-From Sydney's beaches to my Longford farm —

Cow Book-From Sydney's beaches to my Longford farm — | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
It’s a cool April morning after what has been one of the worst winters in Ireland in living memory. I am sitting down to my computer after morning jobs on the farm and reflecting back on my years as an emigrant.  Outside my window the gentle waters of Lough Gowna lap and for a brief moment
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A Bowl of Mysteries: Poetry Ireland Introductions 2017 eBook: Poetry Ireland, Paul Lenehan, Colette Bryce: Amazon.co.uk: Kindle Store

A Bowl of Mysteries: Poetry Ireland Introductions 2017 eBook: Poetry Ireland, Paul Lenehan, Colette Bryce: Amazon.co.uk: Kindle Store | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
A Bowl of Mysteries: Poetry Ireland Introductions 2017 eBook: Poetry Ireland, Paul Lenehan, Colette Bryce: Amazon.co.uk: Kindle Store
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Irish Writers Calls For A Yes Vote | Politics | News | Hot Press

Irish Writers Calls For A Yes Vote | Politics | News | Hot Press | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
Authors Marian Keyes, Liz Nugent, Sinead Gleeson, Tara Flynn and Paula Meehan have joined forces to call on the Irish people to vote Yes in Friday’s referendum.
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John Connell: Exclusive Extract Reading

John Connell: Exclusive Extract Reading | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
We were thrilled to welcome bestselling Irish author John Connell to Eason HQ to tell us about his wonderful new memoir The Cow Book and read an extract from it, exclusively for Eason. The Cow Book is the story of a calving season. It is also the story of the cow itself, from its domestication and worship as …
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Irish writers on why they hang out with writers: ‘Gossip’

Irish writers on why they hang out with writers: ‘Gossip’ | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
‘We’re monkeys picking insects out of each other’s fur.’ By Anne Enright, John Boyne and more
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Wrongheaded - Hawk's Well Theatre Sligo-Liz Roche’s Wrongheaded merges film, voice and movement with the fierce spoken words of Galway poet Elaine Feeney

Wrongheaded - Hawk's Well Theatre Sligo-Liz Roche’s Wrongheaded merges film, voice and movement with the fierce spoken words of Galway poet Elaine Feeney | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
Liz Roche’s Wrongheaded merges film, voice and movement to confront the stark realities of women's rights and freedom of choice in Ireland today. The fierce spoken words of Galway poet Elaine Feeney
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William Trevor never put a foot wrong: 'Last Stories' is exceptional

William Trevor never put a foot wrong: 'Last Stories' is exceptional | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
William Trevor was a gifted, empathetic crafter of short stories, a talent that maintained its clarity to the end, as "Last Stories" shows.
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Louise O’Neill rips up the rules in feminist retelling of The Little Mermaid

Louise O’Neill rips up the rules in feminist retelling of The Little Mermaid | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
Her first adult novel, Almost Love, was published in March. This month she publishes The Surface Breaks, a needle-sharp feminist retelling of Hans Christian Andersen’s The Little Mermaid.
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County Galway author wins award for Nora Barnacle inspired story

County Galway author wins award for Nora Barnacle inspired story | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
BALLINASLOE-BASED author Nuala O’Connor has won the prestigious UK-based Short Fiction Prize for her story ‘Gooseen’, about Galway woman Nora Barnacle, wife and muse to James Joyce.
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47 of Your Favorite Writers on Their Favorite Poems | Literary Hub

47 of Your Favorite Writers on Their Favorite Poems | Literary Hub | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
It's April, which according to Wikipedia, is Financial Literacy Month. It is also Jazz Appreciation Month, Mathematics and Statistics Awareness Month, National Volunteer Month, Arab American Heritage Month, National Grilled Cheese Month, Donate Life Month, National Pecan Month, National Soft Pretzel Month, and National
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“Soul Clap its Hands and Sing”: In Flames: Doireann Ní Ghríofa (poet) & Linda Buckley (composer) | Poetry Ireland

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Watch: Sebastian Barry - Artists Repeal the 8th

This is "Sebastian Barry" by Artists Repeal the 8th on Vimeo, the home for high quality videos and the people who love them.
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FourXFour

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Current Issue - 25: Spring 2018 (released 21/03/18, World Poetry Day) with Darren Reihill, Gaynor Kane, Caimin O'Shea and Will Donnelly.Download Issue (PDF file) ​...
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Obituary: Tom Murphy – 'Irish playwright who captured the emigrant experience'

Obituary: Tom Murphy – 'Irish playwright who captured the emigrant experience' | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
In a generation of Irish playwrights who achieved international recognition by chronicling a country in rapid transition from centuries-old entrenchment to a Celtic Tiger-economy in waiting, Tom Murphy was the least persuaded by the notion of progress...
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WATCH:Frank Mc Guinness, playwright and writer, tells us in 10 eloquent seconds, why he's voting YES on the 25th of May.

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I wrote a novel about abortion – and couldn’t talk about it

I wrote a novel about abortion – and couldn’t talk about it | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
I hope that on May 26th, my novel about a young woman forced to travel for abortion becomes what it should be: historical fiction
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Lisa Coen, Co-founder of Tramp Press announced as NUI Galway 2018 Alumni Award Winner for Arts, Literature and Celtic Studies.

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Celebrating William Trevor: John Banville, Dermot Bolger, Roy Foster, Yiyun Li & Danielle McLaughlin | International Literature Festival Dublin

Celebrating William Trevor: John Banville, Dermot Bolger, Roy Foster, Yiyun Li & Danielle McLaughlin | International Literature Festival Dublin | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
Dublin's annual celebration of the best of Irish and international literary talent.
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Ireland's thriving literary magazine scene: space for tradition and experimentation

Ireland's thriving literary magazine scene: space for tradition and experimentation | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
Both online-only formats and print journals provide vital platforms for new and developing writers
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