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When the Summer Finally Comes...©

Who will you gather with of a summers evening? To unwind under bright skies of whispy clouds and kick your feet up when the day is done? 505 more words

An Analysis of the Poetry of John Montague

THIS IS A PERSONAL REVIEW OF SOME THEMES AND ISSUES WHICH FEATURE IN THE POETRY OF JOHN MONTAGUE. IT IS HOPED THAT IT WILL HELP THOSE STUDYING FOR LEAVING CERT HIGHER LEVEL (POSSIBLY A LEVEL ALSO).   5,779 more words

Leaving Cert English

A book that takes place in your hometown: Here Are the Young Men

This book is an odd one and definitely won’t be for everyone. As it’s written in the perspective of Dublin, Ireland which is my hometown, it’s hard for me to know if it would strike a cord with anyone outside of that context. 323 more words

Book Review

Three poems by Patrick Deeley

Precursor

Tetrapod hardly covers it, old boy or girl coming out
of the sea. Tetrapod, four-foot, accurate
but basic as the mud in my mind’s eye you’re treading. 750 more words

Poetry

Two poems by Mary Noonan

The Moths

The artist is sitting, perfectly still,
by his mulberry tree, watching
it. He has been in that pose all day.

The white moths have flown… 468 more words

Poetry

Three poems by Victoria Kennefick

Rib

I have visited your grave many times expecting to find you
tending your plot, maybe with a shovel or a strimmer,
turning your handsomely-lined face towards the sun. 462 more words

Poetry

Irish Book Day 2015

News from the Irish Book Day 2015, which took place on St Patrick’s Day 2015.

Here’s The Story, a publication of new Irish writing from… 31 more words

Literature