Daily links Update – 07/02/2010

British Library to offer 19th Century first editions for free download on Amazon Kindle
An incredible number this!
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An Inspiration
Apparently Cecelia inspired Laura.
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Sting in the tail for a fine literary tradition
Alison Walsh covers The Stinging Fly journal in the Sunday independent. (They are taking submissions right now)
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Irish Poetry Presses
Emerging Writer shares a list of the Irish Poetry presses
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Hennessy X.O awards first step on road to literary glory
The Sunday Tribune writes about the Hennesy XO awards
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New Online Literary Magazine
A new online literary magazine
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LITERARY DEATH MATCH IN DUBLIN
This does sound like fun!
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Review: In the shadow of men by Valerie O’Brien
The Independent reviews Valerie O’Brien’s memoir of being a female soldier!
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The Sun-Fish by Eiléan Ní Chuilleanáin
Eilean Ni Chuilleanain gets a review from the Guardian
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Landing Places: Immigrant Poets in Ireland
An interesting launch from Dedalus Press
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Connecting to Ireland’s ancient history
The Irish Times Reviews the Knights Of Glin
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High street loses two independent bookshops a week
Scary note from The Bookseller!
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2010 Over The Edge New Writer of The Year competition
An interesting competition: 2010 Over The Edge New Writer of The Year
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No Grant from the Arts Council
The Arts Council offers no funding to the Irish Writers Centre
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The Good Mood Food Blog- Donal Skehan: :: New Campaign To Put Irish Students In A Good Mood With Food!
Very interesting move from Donal this!
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E-commerce drives 100pc growth in online sales at Arnotts
Interesting stats on Arnotts online sales!
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And the Oscar goes to …
Good news for O’Brien
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Drawing Doppelganger
Nice note from Oisin McGann on drawing Mad Grandad’s Doppelganger’s jacket!
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Gabriel Fitzmaurice at the Gallery Cafe, Gort, Co. Galwa
Emerging shares word of an audience with Gabriel Fitzmaurice
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