BBC Documentary Profiling Derek Mahon

BBC Documentary Profiling Derek Mahon

A definite to watch this coming Sunday is BBC Two’s documentary profiling the late Belfast poet Derek Mahon. The Poetry Nonsense will be aired on BBC Two at 7pm Sunday 25 October 2020 Mahon takes viewers on a personal journey from his childhood home in...
October New Titles

October New Titles

We’re pleased to announce the publication of three new titles from Eiléan Ní Chuilleanáin, Derek Mahon and a writer new to The Gallery Press, Grace Wilentz. Eiléan Ní Chuilleanáin’s Collected Poems is a book of singular beauty and uncommon cohesion. It contains...
Poem of the Month – October 2020

Poem of the Month – October 2020

Our October Poem of the Month comes from Justin Quinn’s recently published collection, Shallow Seas. Regreen   Green comes even so from cracked concrete, bare black branches. The doe rocks to the roe-deer. Pollen everywhere, on me, even here, as I walk past...
Watch Back: A Celebration of Ciaran Carson

Watch Back: A Celebration of Ciaran Carson

If you didn’t get a chance to view last week’s Poetry Ireland’s Celebration of Ciaran Carson yon Friday 9 October you can now watch it on http://ed.gr/cwviq Celebrating the life and work of Ciaran Carson (1948-2019) with a commemorative event...
A Celebration of Seamus Heaney: 21 October

A Celebration of Seamus Heaney: 21 October

Wednesday 21st October sees A Celebration of Seamus Heaney as part of Bealtaine At Home October. 1995 was the year that Seamus Heaney was awarded the Nobel Prize for Literature. His Nobel address ‘Crediting Poetry’ has been hailed as a masterpiece. To celebrate this...
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