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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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Insights and interviews in the world of video games - Podcast with Julian Gough

Insights and interviews in the world of video games - Podcast with Julian Gough | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
Insights and interviews in the world of video games. Episodes post once a month.
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Review: The Collected Letters of Flann O'Brien | Kate Webb

Review: The Collected Letters of Flann O'Brien | Kate Webb | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
Letters - Kate Webb | Flann O'Brien: Hard-working and hard-drinking, the ‘antic holy ghost’ of Ireland’s modern literary trinity
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A Skull in Connemara at Olympia Theatre Dublin from Tuesday 14th August 2018 to Saturday 1st September 2018, tickets euros.

A Skull in Connemara at Olympia Theatre Dublin from Tuesday 14th August 2018 to Saturday 1st September 2018, tickets euros. | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
Buy tickets for A Skull in Connemara at the Olympia Theatre, Dublin from Tuesday 14th August 2018 to Saturday 1st September 2018, tickets euros.. ROI call 0818 719 330. UK call 0844 847 2455.
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Theatre review: The Lonesome West at Everyman, Cork | Irish Examiner

Theatre review: The Lonesome West at Everyman, Cork | Irish Examiner | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
Martin McDonagh’s The Lonesome West is practically a period piece now, portraying an Ireland where cheaply-framed pictures of the Pope and JFK still hang on the yellowed walls, a packet of Tayto costs 17p and the local priest drops by to sip poitín at the kitchen table.
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The Bookworm: Belle of this ball, finding Mr. Right; the latest gig

The Bookworm: Belle of this ball, finding Mr. Right; the latest gig | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
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'A teenage girl always comes in alone, and stays for most of the day' - How Kevin Street Library is a welcome solace since its reopening

'A teenage girl always comes in alone, and stays for most of the day' - How Kevin Street Library is a welcome solace since its reopening | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
'A teenage girl always comes in alone, and stays for most of the day' - How Kevin Street Library is a welcome solace since its reopening
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19 things I know about writing - John Boyne

19 things I know about writing - John Boyne | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
Ever dreamed of writing a novel only for it to stall halfway through, or remain unstarted after years of trying? Perhaps John Boyne, a master of the form, can help
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Waiting for Grace’s Day to dawn-William Wall: ‘It took me eight years to write the book – every sentence took shape slowly

Waiting for Grace’s Day to dawn-William Wall: ‘It took me eight years to write the book – every sentence took shape slowly | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
William Wall: ‘It took me eight years to write the book – every sentence took shape slowly’
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The Saturday poem: The New Information A new poem by Oana Sanziana Marian

The Saturday poem: The New Information A new poem by Oana Sanziana Marian | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
The Saturday poem: The New Information
A new poem by Oana Sanziana Marian
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Big house darkness and drama in Claire Fuller’s new novel

Big house darkness and drama in Claire Fuller’s new novel | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
With nods to her Irish roots, ‘Bitter Orange’ reads like an assured, old-school classic
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Poem of the week: Triad for Shane MacGowan by Derek Mahon

Poem of the week: Triad for Shane MacGowan by Derek Mahon | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
A Rainy Night in Soho, Fairytale of New York and Brought Up to Agitate
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Becoming Belle by Nuala O'Connor | PenguinRandomHouse.com

Becoming Belle by Nuala O'Connor | PenguinRandomHouse.com | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
A witty and inherently feminist novel about passion and marriage, based on a true story of an unstoppable woman ahead of her time in Victorian London....
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'Poetry has always changed with the changing world': Eavan Boland keen for poetry to move with digital age | Irish Examiner

'Poetry has always changed with the changing world': Eavan Boland keen for poetry to move with digital age | Irish Examiner | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
After blazing a trail for female poets, 73-year-old Eavan Boland is still keen to see the medium moving forward in the digital age, writes Marjorie Brennan.
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Opening of Poetry Exhibition

Opening of Poetry Exhibition | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
It may be hard to believe, but 2018 marked the 20th International Poetry Festival in Strokestown, making it one of Ireland’s longest running literary get-togethers.   And today, Majella Hunt (Director of Services, Corporate Services, Roscommon County Council) officially opened the exhibition of 20:20 poems in the Áras an Chontae, Roscommon. Last Spring we introduced an extra Read more about Opening of Poetry Exhibition…
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Eavan Boland’s still seeking poetic justice - The Sunday Times

Eavan Boland’s still seeking poetic justice - The Sunday Times | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
In late 1991, the three-volume, 4,000-page Field Day Anthology of Irish Writing was published, claiming to be the most complete collection of Irish writing yet assembled. Charles Haughey, the taoiseach at the time, described the publication as “one of the most important events of our present era”. Y
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Graiguenamanagh Town of Books

Graiguenamanagh Town of Books: information on the annual Graiguenamanagh book festival, County Kilkenny, Ireland
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For the first time in decades, the Modern Irish Classics series brings The Becker Wives by Mary Lavin to a new generation of readers.

For the first time in decades, the Modern Irish Classics series brings The Becker Wives by Mary Lavin to a new generation of readers. | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
For the first time in decades, the Modern Irish Classics series brings The Becker Wives by Mary Lavin to a new generation of readers.
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The Most Exciting Historical Fiction Books to Read: August 2018 including Becoming Belle by Nuala O’Connor

The Most Exciting Historical Fiction Books to Read: August 2018 including Becoming Belle by Nuala O’Connor | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
If you're looking to replenish your historical fiction to-be-read pile, look no further. We've rounded up some of the most exciting new historical fiction books, from World War II epics to heartbreaking family sagas, this book list has something for everyone!
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Grace’s Day by William Wall: a novel that wallows unhappily in itself

Grace’s Day by William Wall: a novel that wallows unhappily in itself | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
Tale of island family exudes weary cynicism of a man who has been around literary block
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1954: A good year for an Irish woman writer to be born

1954: A good year for an Irish woman writer to be born | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
Éilís Ní Dhuibhne looks at the social and gender progress made since her birth
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Irish Bestsellers 4th August 2018

Irish Bestsellers 4th August 2018 | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
The complete online writing magazine...
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Rogha Gabriel: The Little White Rose / An Róisín Bán

Rogha Gabriel: The Little White Rose / An Róisín Bán | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
The Little White Rose  (To John Gawsworth) The rose of all the world is not for me. I want for my part Only the little white rose of Sco...
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