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Six Irish Poets: A Review

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Undercurrents, a psychogeography of Irish rivers in haibun and haiku, by Amanda Bell, Alba Publishing, ISBN 9781910185353, €12 / £9 / $14 Haibun is a literary form of mixed prose and verse that has its origins in the travel journals of Basho, the great Japanese master haiku poet. These include his most famous work, the…
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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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Irish women writers: ‘This country’s done punishing me. I can do whatever I like now’

Irish women writers: ‘This country’s done punishing me. I can do whatever I like now’ | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
Catherine Toal's ‘Brigid in Berlin’ keynote speech praises Lisa McInerney, Eimear McBride, Sally Rooney, Anna Burns, Sara Baume and Louise O’Neill
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Valentine’s Day: MICHAEL LONGLEY, PAT BORAN, ELAINE FEENEY AND SEVEN OTHER IRISH POETS CHOOSE THEIR FAVOURITE ROMANTIC VERSE

Valentine’s Day: MICHAEL LONGLEY, PAT BORAN, ELAINE FEENEY AND SEVEN OTHER IRISH POETS CHOOSE THEIR FAVOURITE ROMANTIC VERSE | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
Michael Longley, Elaine Feeney and eight other Irish poets choose their favourite romantic verse
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Last Ones Left Alive by Sarah Davis-Goff

Last Ones Left Alive by Sarah Davis-Goff | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
“The minute you slow down, that’s the same minute they get you.” As accurate as that sentence is when it comes to the Skrake, the same is true for how it feels to read Sarah Davis-Goff’s brilliant …
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special collections irish poetry reading archive tim cunningham - YouTube

special collections irish poetry reading archive tim cunningham - YouTube | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
Enjoy the videos and music you love, upload original content, and share it all with friends, family, and the world on YouTube.
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My Coney Island Baby by Billy O'Callaghan - read an extract

My Coney Island Baby by Billy O'Callaghan - read an extract | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
We're delighted to present an extract from acclaimed author Billy O'Callaghan's new novel My Coney Island Baby, published by Jonathan Cape.
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Poem Of The Week: Picking Figs by Anne Tannam

Poem Of The Week: Picking Figs by Anne Tannam | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
This week's Poem Of The Week, presented in association with Poetry Ireland, is Picking Figs by Anne Tannam - read it in full below.
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Watch: Sebastian Barry and Mia Gallagher in conversation

Watch: Sebastian Barry and Mia Gallagher in conversation | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
The Laureate for Irish Fiction, Sebastian Barry, hosts a series of brief conversations with fellow writers asking what is writing?  In the latest conversation, he speaks with Mia Gallagher.
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The three greatest love letters to famous Irishmen

The three greatest love letters to famous Irishmen | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
These Irish love letters from Maud Gonne, Kitty Kiernan, and Kitty O'Shea to famous Irishmen have become timeless.
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BBC Book t Bedtime Radio 4 - A Ladder to the Sky, Episode 1 - John Boyne

BBC Book t Bedtime Radio 4 - A Ladder to the Sky, Episode 1 - John Boyne | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
Acclaimed novelist Erich Ackermann is approached by a young man claiming to be a fan.
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A tale of poverty and survival: the economic reality of being a writer

A tale of poverty and survival: the economic reality of being a writer | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
Your book may be a page-turner, but it probably won’t be a money-maker
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She's Missing: Alexandra McGuinness on her new movie

She's Missing: Alexandra McGuinness on her new movie | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
Virgin Media Dublin International Film Festival preview: Irish writer & director Alexandra McGuinness writes for Culture about her new film, She's Missing, starring Eiza Gonzalez (Baby Driver) and Josh Hartnett (Penny Dreadful), which premieres at this ye
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Announcing The longlist for the Seamus Heaney Award for New Writing 2019

Announcing The longlist for the Seamus Heaney Award for New Writing 2019 | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
Community Arts Partnership is delighted to announce the longlist for the Seamus Heaney Award for New Writing 2019 Supported by our principal funder, The Arts Council of Northern Ireland and carrying the endorsement of the Heaney
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David Hayden - Hotel

David Hayden - Hotel | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
‘The Past’s Future is Not our Present’    David Hayden ¶    Jen punched the laptop and broke her hand. The screen rocked back but did no
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Valentine’s Day: Impress them with these love poems

Valentine’s Day: Impress them with these love poems | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
Michael Longley, Elaine Feeney and eight other Irish poets choose their favourite romantic verse
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Theater Review: The Importance of Being Seriously Insignificant

Theater Review: The Importance of Being Seriously Insignificant | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
What makes Portland Stage's production of Earnest such a delight is its physicality.
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Martina Devlin's Truth & Dare - read an extract

Martina Devlin's Truth & Dare - read an extract | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
We're delighted to present an extract from Tucked Away, a new short story from Truth & Dare: Stories about Women Who Shaped Ireland by Martina Devlin.
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When All Is Said by Anne Griffin - read an extract

When All Is Said by Anne Griffin - read an extract | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
At the bar of a grand hotel in a small Irish town sits 84-year-old Maurice Hannigan. He's alone, as usual - though tonight is anything but. Pull up a stool and charge your glass, because Maurice is finally ready to tell his story.
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New Irish voices - literary debuts to watch in 2019

New Irish voices - literary debuts to watch in 2019 | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
Irish writing is in particularly good health at the moment, and 2019 sees the return of many of Irish literature's biggest names, from Roddy Doyle and Tana French to Kevin Barry and Edna O'Brien. But who are the new writers everyone should know about?
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50 books to keep you reading all year long

50 books to keep you reading all year long | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
Irish and British independent and smaller publishers pick some of their favourites
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UCD on Joyce - Joyce and Irish Tweed: A Family Affair - Anthony Roche

UCD on Joyce - Joyce and Irish Tweed: A Family Affair - Anthony Roche | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
Joyce and Irish Tweed: A Family Affair - Anthony Roche - UCD UCD on Joyce...
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Poems about life forces, Magdalene laundries and birds, and reflections on Spain

Poems about life forces, Magdalene laundries and birds, and reflections on Spain | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
New publications from Jessica Traynor, Maureen Boyle and Patrick Kehoe
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