The winner of the Percy French Prize for Witty Verse.
Working through Irish-music tune-names for an article in the 3rd edition of Companion to Irish Traditional Music, Fintan Valelly was time-travelled back to the 1800s, conjured by those melodic ‘handles’ into a heaving landscape of people, lives, places and the everyday.
The only 1916 rebel to be given a state funeral
Poems in Irish by Colin Ryan.
Eavan Boland wrote of the wounds carried in the Irish psyche through the death of its heroes.
Poetry and Paul Kelly’s preferences provide insight into the singer/songwriter’s mind.
Irish Language poems by Colin Ryan
The Irish-Australian Literature Symposium of 2019 may be remembered in years to come as the event that marked the formal initiation of ‘a distinctive new field of research’.
When the day of your confinement came / they gave you nothing to ease the pain…
Poems from the Leitrim soil….