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Medbh McGuckian Reviews Eiléan Ní Chuilleanáin's The Boys of Bluehill.

Medbh McGuckian Reviews Eiléan Ní Chuilleanáin's The Boys of Bluehill. | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
Author: Medbh McGuckian (Queen's University Belfast)

Eiléan Ní Chuilleanáin. The Boys of Bluehill. Winston-Salem, NC: Wake Forest University Press: 2015. 68 pp.
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The Boys of Bluehill by Eiléan Ní Chuilleanáin review – distinctive and rewarding

The Boys of Bluehill by Eiléan Ní Chuilleanáin review – distinctive and rewarding | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
A murmur of nuns, dens, ruins … Ireland’s secret histories and the pain of the past echo through this powerful collection
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Eiléan Ní Chuilleanáin poet talks about her latest collection “The Boys Of Bluehill”

Eiléan Ní Chuilleanáin poet talks about her latest collection “The Boys Of Bluehill” | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
The RTÉ Radio Player lets you listen live and catch up on all of the broadcasts and podcasts from the RTÉ family of radio services. Programmes and podcasts are listed on the RTÉ Radio Player for 28 days after broadcast
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Poem of the Week: "Calendar Custom" from The Sun-fish - Eiléan Ní Chuilleanáin

Poem of the Week: "Calendar Custom" from The Sun-fish - Eiléan Ní Chuilleanáin | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
Calendar Custom What is the right name of that small red flower? It's everywhere, spilling down over the stones In the sun, every year at just this time. The colour dims for a minute as the line of...
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Daily Poem: "Bessboro" by Eiléan Ní Chuilleanáin

Daily Poem: "Bessboro" by Eiléan Ní Chuilleanáin | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
Today's poem is "Bessboro" by Eiléan Ní Chuilleanáin from The Girl Who Married the Reindeer. This is what I inherit— It was never my own life, But a house’s name I heard And others heard as warning...
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Eiléan Ní Chuilleanáin “He feels no gravity at all”: Poem of the Day, “The Call Has Been Answered”

Eiléan Ní Chuilleanáin “He feels no gravity at all”: Poem of the Day, “The Call Has Been Answered” | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
“The Call Has Been Answered” by Ileana Mălăncioiu, translated from the Romanian by Eiléan Ní Chuilleanáin from The Legend of the Walled-Up Wife  The call has been answered, this sun Has risen over the green field.
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Three Irish poets shortlisted for £10,000 Forward Prize

Three Irish poets shortlisted for £10,000 Forward Prize | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
Ciaran Carson, Eiléan Ní Chuilleanáin and Paul Muldoon in running for Best Collection award
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Echoes from the Cistern-Thomas McCarthy reviews Eilean Ni Chuilleanain

Echoes from the Cistern-Thomas McCarthy reviews Eilean Ni Chuilleanain | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it

There is nothing tentative, or merely suggestive, in Eiléan Ní Chuilleanáin’s new collection. Her academic training is outraged by vagueness, so that the poems grab a firm hold of their subject-matter; the work is pre-meditated, never a pen shuffling in the hope of inspiration.

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Poem: The Door by Eiléan Ní Chuilleanáin

Poem: The Door by Eiléan Ní Chuilleanáin | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
            The Door When the door opened the lively conversation Beyond it paused very briefly and then pushed on; There were sounds of departure, a railway station, Everyone talking with such hurried animation The voices … Continue reading →...
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Videos: 'Tis the season for Poetry Readings

Videos: 'Tis the season for Poetry Readings | The Irish Literary Times | Scoop.it
Everyone knows that poetry is best when listened to, so kick back, relax and belatedly celebrate National Poetry Day with some readings from our poets. Conor O’Callaghan reading “January Drought” f...
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