What does Ireland's nature poetry say about us as a people? How does it speak to us of our past, our inheritance, the values to which we aspire? What clues lie within its language that connect us to our deeper selves and our place within our commu
From TikTok phenomenon Whitney Hanson, a brand-new collection of poems exploring the progression of a life through the elements of musicIn this collection of all new poems, Whitney Hanson explores the progression of a life throu
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'Blow, winds, and crack your cheeks! rage! blow!'
Epic and tragic in its scope, King Lear explores a king's demise into madness
I come into the peace of wild thingswho do not tax their lives with forethoughtof grief. I come into the presence of still water.And I feel above me the day-blind stars waiting with their light. For a timeI rest in
Winner of the Forward Prize for Best First CollectionWinner of the E. M. Forster Award Winner of the Rooney Prize for Irish Literature Shortlisted for the Dylan Thomas Prize Shortlisted for the John Pollard Poetry Prize
A TELEGRAPH AND IRISH TIMES BOOK OF THE YEARLONGLISTED FOR THE POLARI FIRST BOOK PRIZE SHORTLISTED FOR THE FORWARD PRIZE FOR BEST FIRST COLLECTIONSHORTLISTED FOR THE JOHN POLLARD FOUNDATION INTERNAT
Shortlisted for the Forward Prize for Best CollectionA Financial Times, Irish Times and Telegraph Book of the Year history is what we call / what might have happened differently / and didn'tIt is
From the Royal Shakespeare Company - a modern, definitive edition of Shakespeare's enduringly popular comedy. With an expert introduction by Sir Jonathan Bate, this unique edition presents a historical overview of The Merry Wives of Windsor
This pocket-sized treasure is the perfect gift for fans of nature, language and rich artwork, adult and child alike!Kindred in spirit to The Lost Words but fresh in its form, The Lost Spells introduces a beautiful
The world has reopened and so has the Poetry Pharmacy: the powerful final instalment in the hugely beloved seriesAfter the tumult of the last years, William Sieghart is back to prescribe the perfect poem for a variety of l
The greatest of the late medieval Scottish makars, Robert Henryson wrote in Lowland Scots, a distinctive northern version of English. He was profoundly influenced by Chaucer's vision of the frailty and pathos of human life. His greatest poe
Seamus Heaney's translation of Beowulf (1999) was hailed as a masterpiece, alerting readers to his extraordinary ability to tune into other poets and languages and render their work fresh and alive in his own voice. In fact, as this volume
Soundings was first published in 1969. It was intended as an 'interim' anthology of poetry for the Leaving Certificate until such time as a more permanent volume could be devised. Twenty six years later it was replaced. In the meantime it
Translated by Frank O'Connor
Illustrations by Brian Bourke.
A brilliant way to brighten each day. In this playful, innovative collection, Brian Bilston writes a poem to accompany every day of the year.Each poem is inspired by a significant - often curious - event associated with that day
This beautifully illustrated collection brings together, for the first time, Carol Ann Duffy's much-celebrated festive poems.For a decade, while she was Poet Laureate, Carol Ann Duffy gifted her thousands of readers an illustrat
LONGLISTED FOR THE JAMES CROPPER WAINWRIGHT PRIZE FOR NATURE WRITING 2022
A year of looking, listening and noticing across four unique seasons and thirty-five beautifull