Category Archives: Award

Fur Coat and No Knickers By Louise G Cole

Louise G Cole is a poet and writer from Co Roscommon and the new winner of THE Hennessy Literary Awards Fur Coat and No Knickers Drawing breath between tales of dead little brothers and elderly neighbours moved away, my mother … Continue reading

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Booker winner Marlon James tops Tarantino for body count

Title: Booker winner Marlon James tops Tarantino for body count Author: Eileen Battersby, The Irish Times Full Text & Source: http://www.irishtimes.com/culture/books/booker-winner-marlon-james-tops-tarantino-for-body-count-1.2390751 The Internet, Online, 14/10/2015 Sample Text: ‘A Brief History of Seven Killings’ is based on attempt to kill reggae king … Continue reading

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“A doctoral hat and sword are major part of the academic dress of Ph.D. recipients in Finland and Sweden.

Right so if ever I go back for my Ph.D I am going to Finland!!!!! The Procession The Ceremony In Wales it is slightly different from Ireland you nod to the president and accept your degree from him!!  

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Ireland Literature Exchange

Title: Ireland Literature Exchange Author: Ireland Literature Exchange (ILE) Full Text & Source: http://www.irelandliterature.com/resources-publications The Internet, Online, 17/5/2015 Sample Text: Ireland Literature Exchange (ILE) makes international friends for Irish literature, by bringing the finest of Irish literature in the best … Continue reading

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A Whole New World Blog By Dublin City Libraries

Celebrating National Libraries Week Book Blog of Dublin City Libraries and please note it is soon moving over to its website..pity! I hope they can add their RSS feed to this blog or vice versa Title: A Whole New World … Continue reading

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Longlist of the 2015 International IMPAC DUBLIN Literary Award

  Title: Longlist of the 2015 International IMPAC DUBLIN Literary Award Author: Dublin City Council Source: http://www.impacdublinaward.ie/news/2015-printable-longlist/ The Internet, Online, 10/4/2015 Abstract: The International IMPAC DUBLIN Literary Award is presented annually for a novel written in English or translated into … Continue reading

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Sara Baume named Hennessy New Irish Writer 2015

Title: Sara Baume named Hennessy New Irish Writer 2015 Publisher: The Irish Times Source: http://www.irishtimes.com/culture/books/sara-baume-named-hennessy-new-irish-writer-2015-1.2115679#.VOzzDvGTpFg.twitter The Internet, Online, 24/2/2015 Sara Baume, whose acclaimed debut novel Spill Simmer Falter Wither was published last month, has been named Hennessy New Irish Writer … Continue reading

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