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# literature - Tuesday 12 April, 2011

Three Irish authors in running for prestigious IMPAC prize
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Three Irish authors in running for prestigious IMPAC prize

# literature - Tuesday 5 April, 2011

Kate Bush gets permission for song based on Joyce's Ulysses
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Kate Bush gets permission for song based on Joyce's Ulysses

Apr 5th 2011, 1:47 PM 1,054 Views 0 Comments

The singer first applied to use references to Joyce’s seminal work 22 year ago but has been refused permission to do so – until now.

# literature - Monday 4 April, 2011

Joseph O'Connor made member of Aosdána group
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Joseph O'Connor made member of Aosdána group

Apr 4th 2011, 5:40 PM 1,379 Views 0 Comments

Five new additions may be eligible for annual ‘cnuas’ – or grant – for five years from the Arts Council to help them “concentrate fulltime on their art”.

# literature - Wednesday 30 March, 2011

Messing with Miss Marple? Jennifer Garner touted for role
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Messing with Miss Marple? Jennifer Garner touted for role

Mar 30th 2011, 11:53 AM 1,247 Views 0 Comments

Hot Hollywood star tipped to “reinvent” the Agatha Christie character of elderly lady detective.

# literature - Thursday 3 March, 2011

Poll: How many books do you read a month?
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Poll: How many books do you read a month?

Mar 3rd 2011, 11:48 AM 1,413 Views 0 Comments

Our daily poll is dedicated to World Book Day – we want to know how often you read a book.

# literature - Wednesday 2 March, 2011

Attention bookworms: fancy a million free books?
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Attention bookworms: fancy a million free books?

Mar 2nd 2011, 11:48 AM 1,785 Views 0 Comments

Free tomes are being handed out across Ireland on Friday to celebrate World Book Night.

# literature - Friday 4 February, 2011

Colm Tóibín to be awarded Irish Pen award
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Colm Tóibín to be awarded Irish Pen award

Feb 4th 2011, 12:15 PM 686 Views 1 Comment

Tóibín has been awarded the prize for his “outstanding contribution to Irish literature”.

# literature - Tuesday 1 February, 2011

Top designers name most influential books
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Top designers name most influential books

Feb 1st 2011, 3:41 PM 827 Views 0 Comments

Some of the world’s leading creatives disclose the works of literature that have influenced them throughout their careers.

# literature - Thursday 27 January, 2011

Colm Tóibín takes over from Martin Amis as professor of creative writing
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# Culture

Colm Tóibín takes over from Martin Amis as professor of creative writing

Jan 27th 2011, 11:02 AM 529 Views 0 Comments

Multi-award winning novelist Colm Tóibín will leave his post in Princeton to begin teaching to students in the University of Manchester.

# literature - Thursday 7 October, 2010

Vargas Llosa beats all others to the Nobel punch
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Vargas Llosa beats all others to the Nobel punch

Oct 7th 2010, 2:09 PM 179 Views 0 Comments

Esteemed author Mario who once had fisticuffs with fellow South American writing star, Gabriel Garcia Marquez, wins Nobel Prize for Literature.

# literature - Tuesday 7 September, 2010

Irish novelist among six Man Booker Prize nominees
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Irish novelist among six Man Booker Prize nominees

Sep 7th 2010, 12:33 PM 305 Views 0 Comments

Emma Donoghue’s ‘Room’ is one of the six shortlisted entries for one of the world’s leading literary prizes.

# literature - Monday 26 July, 2010

Dublin named a UNESCO City of Literature
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Dublin named a UNESCO City of Literature

Jul 26th 2010, 11:39 AM 285 Views 0 Comments

The land of saints and scholars is recognised on the world stage – and is just the fourth city given the honour.