The Rain Bridge

Derek Mahon The Rain Bridge (A Story for Rory) with drawings by Sarah Iremonger ‘There once was a boy who fell in love with a bridge. It was a beautiful bridge . . . ’ So begins The Rain Bridge, a story by one of the finest living poets, written for his son, then aged...

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Andrew Jamison ‘Clearly enraptured with language and sound . . . Jamison is an impressive new talent and Happy Hour reveals him as a multi-faceted poet with a bold and unique voice.’ — Madeleine Callaghan, Irish Literary Supplement. Ben Wilkinson, in the TLS, praised...

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Conor O’Callaghan Live Streaming, Conor O’Callaghan’s first book since The Sun King was rapturously welcomed, is a book of many registers: the recent past’s ‘traumatic quotidian’, the seasons of a caravan park, a rhapsodic ode to marriage, a schoolboy imagining...

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Aifric Mac Aodha (Bilingual) Poems in Irish by Aifric Mac Aodha translated by David Wheatley Chuireas mo long trí thine, ar chéadteacht dom i dtír: leor liom an seomra ar cíos; ní hacmhainn dom dul siar. I set my ship ablaze 
at the first safe landing: 
a rented room...

Deeds and Their Days

Peter Fallon Peter Fallon’s widely acclaimed translation of The Georgics of Virgil appeared in 2004. A subsequent edition was published by Oxford in its World’s Classics series. Now he turns his hand to a poem by Hesiod (c.700 bce) which was a model for Virgil’s ‘song...
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