I am so at home in Dublin, more than any other city, that I feel it has always been familiar to me. It took me years to see through its soft charm to its bitter prickly kernel - which I quite like too.

Home Poetry


Mad About Poetry

Translating the poem, and the reader into the world of the poem

Larkin at 100

The elusive depth that lies behind the all-too-explicit ordinariness

Darts of Thought

An exploration of the complexities of identity and relationships

The Spin of Things

Darkly optimistic poems salvaged from the suburban humdrum

Poetic Bears and Others

An anthology marked by warmth, bigness of heart and generosity of spirit

Life in the Ghost Dog

A collection in which many poems are akin to well-worked short stories

Against the Grain

Poems marked by fierce imagination and enlivened by puckish wit

Moonlight and Stars

Two new poetry collections from Louise Callaghan and Jean O’Brien

Poems from the Lake

The compassionate vision and literary mastery of Eleanor Hooker

The Stendhal of Norfolk

New poetry volumes from Annemarie Ní Churreáin and George Szirtes