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A rehearsed reading of Peter Sirr's first stage play | Siamsa Tíre

A rehearsed reading of Peter Sirr's first stage play | Siamsa Tíre | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
In association with Listowel Writers' Week, a rehearsed reading of a play by Peter Sirr, Krakow
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National Mentoring Programme:We are pleased to announce the eleven writers selected for the Words Ireland National Mentoring Programme.

National Mentoring Programme:We are pleased to announce the eleven writers selected for the Words Ireland National Mentoring Programme. | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
We are pleased to announce the eleven writers selected for the Words Ireland National Mentoring Programme.
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A Troubles novel? Nobody wants that

A Troubles novel? Nobody wants that | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
Adrian McKinty: ‘I think readers can sniff out authenticity. Before I’d been making stuff up but now I was telling the truth’
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John Banville: 'Many people regard me as a misogynist. I am the opposite of a misogynist'

John Banville: 'Many people regard me as a misogynist. I am the opposite of a misogynist' | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
Considered one of Ireland’s greatest writers, he has penned what he says is a feminist sequel to Henry James’ novel The Portrait of A Lady.
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Want to Make a Living? Let’s Stop Undermining Our Own Profession » Oisín McGann's Blog

Want to Make a Living? Let’s Stop Undermining Our Own Profession » Oisín McGann's Blog | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
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Seamus Heaney Award for New Writing 2018 – closing 15 Dec

Seamus Heaney Award for New Writing 2018 – closing 15 Dec | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
Literature and Verbal Arts (LaVA) at Community Arts Partnership is delighted to open the submissions process for the 2017-18 Poetry in Motion project. This year we are excited to announce that with the support of the
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Greek & Irish Writers | Corfu | October 18-20 | Kathimerini

Greek & Irish Writers | Corfu | October 18-20 | Kathimerini | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
Novel Encounters, a festival celebrating Greek and Irish fiction, is being hosted by the Durrell Library of Corfu in association with the Ionian University's Department of Foreign Languages, Translation and Interpreting from October 18-20.
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Irish Women in Literature Talks

Irish Women in Literature Talks | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
On Thursday 5th October the event starts at 2pm with Professor Christine Kinealy talking about Fanny Parnell who politicised the Great Famine to further her campaign for land reform. This will be followed by readings by Nuala O’Connor the well-regarded short-story writer and novelist (Joyride to...
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Theatre review: King of the Castle (Druid Theatre Company)

Theatre review: King of the Castle (Druid Theatre Company) | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
THOUGH WIDELY acknowledged as one of our foremost writers, Eugene McCabe is also, paradoxically, somewhat unsung. This may be explained by his output being less than prolific, with lengthy gaps where he focused on tending his farm, and that he wrote across different media – stage, television and fiction.
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Poetry Book Society Showcase: Sinéad Morrissey, Colette Bryce and Tara Bergin | Durham Book Festival

Poetry Book Society Showcase: Sinéad Morrissey, Colette Bryce and Tara Bergin | Durham Book Festival | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
Join three stunning Irish voices as the Poetry Book Society celebrates some of this year’s most exciting releases. T.S. Eliot Prize-winner Sinéad Morrissey returns to Durham Book Festival with a poignant and compelling collection, On Balance.
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Story: An Armenian in Dublin by Mary O’Donnell | THRESHOLDS

Story: An Armenian in Dublin by Mary O’Donnell | THRESHOLDS | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
Story: An Armenian in Dublin by Mary O’Donnell ('Mellows Bridge, Dublin' © Paul Lloyd, 2017) * ‘AN ARMENIAN IN DUBLIN’ A SHORT STORY by MARY O’DONNELL * Mary O’Donnell lives in Co Kildare, Ireland and has published sixteen books (poetry, short stories and novels), including her recently...
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Novelist Sally Rooney on contemporary Irish writing | British Council

Novelist Sally Rooney on contemporary Irish writing | British Council | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
Sally Rooney released her first novel this year and is one of a group of new authors reshaping Irish writing. We asked her about her book and her contemporaries.
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Victoria, Famine Queen, and the silence of survivors Paul Lynch, author of Famine novel ‘Grace’

Victoria, Famine Queen, and the silence of survivors Paul Lynch, author of Famine novel ‘Grace’ | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
Victoria, Famine Queen, and the silence of survivors
Paul Lynch, author of Famine novel ‘Grace’
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Long friendship with Gene Tunney was one that George Bernard Shaw could count on

Long friendship with Gene Tunney was one that George Bernard Shaw could count on | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
Headline Long friendship with Gene Tunney was one that George Bernard Shaw could count on
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Waiting for Godot National and International Tour Announced - Druid Theatre

Waiting for Godot National and International Tour Announced - Druid Theatre | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
Our award-winning production of Waiting for Godot will embark on an extensive Irish and international tour in 2018.
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My hero: Flann O’Brien by John Banville

My hero: Flann O’Brien by John Banville | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
The author of the comic masterpiece At Swim-Two-Birds would have laughed at the notion of being anybody’s hero
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Frank Ormsby: I would hate to be remembered as the poet with Parkinson's

Frank Ormsby: I would hate to be remembered as the poet with Parkinson's | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
FRANK Ormsby does not want to be known as the 'Parkinson's poet', though, of all the poems in his new collection The Darkness of Snow, he's had the biggest response to those about his condition.
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Henry James’ best-known novel, The Portrait of a Lady comes back to life in John Banville’s sequel: Mrs Osmond by John Banville

Henry James’ best-known novel, The Portrait of a Lady comes back to life in John Banville’s sequel: Mrs Osmond by John Banville | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
Henry James’ best-known novel, The Portrait of a Lady comes back to life in John Banville’s sequel
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2017 FESTIVAL PROGRAM - 2017 Irish Writers' Festival

2017 FESTIVAL PROGRAM - 2017 Irish Writers' Festival | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
THURSDAY, OCTOBER 5, 2017 Opening Reception • Thursday, October 5, 11.00am-12.30pm, Montalvo Arts Center, Saratoga • $50/Early Bird $35 Ticket includes brunch and Seamus Heaney event at Carriage House Theater, 1-3pm   The Irish Consulate and Irish Culture Bay Area welcome you to the Second Annual...
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8 Irish women writers who should be famous like Joyce

8 Irish women writers who should be famous like Joyce | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
Joyce, Yeats, and Beckett are legends, but there are many female Irish writers who should be just as widely known.
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Poetry Ireland’s First Anniversary at Parnell Square – 10 October

Celebrating One Year of Poetry Ireland at Parnell Square. Join Poetry Ireland for an evening of great poetry and music with Moya Cannon, Tom French and John Mc Intyre, to celebrate the first anniversary of Poetry Ireland at 11 Parnell Square. 7.00pm Tuesday 10 October Poetry Ireland, 11 Parnell Square East, Dublin 1 Tickets: Free, […]
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Irish Poet W.B. Yeats in Boston in September 1911 to Discuss the Irish National Theatre

Irish Poet W.B. Yeats in Boston in September 1911 to Discuss the Irish National Theatre | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
Portrait of W.B. Yeats by John S. Sargent, 1908 Courtesy of  John J. Burns Library  at Boston College    William Butler Yeats
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Poetry jukebox: amplifying quiet voices and beautiful words

Poetry jukebox: amplifying quiet voices and beautiful words | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
Poetry Jukebox might seem a feeble fightback set against the weight of prevailing discourse, but doing nothing is also to collude
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