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


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

A Solo Dancer

A poetic memory key, a USB to retrieve a long and well-lived life

At last to Ithaca

Derek Mahon: a poetic style balanced between levity and profundity