The Myth and Memory Of Eavan Boland’s Latest Poems by J P O’Malley

I do not often recommend newspaper articles on Irish poetry, but I am making an exception in the case of The Examiner’s review of Eavan Boland’s latest book New and Selected Poems Eavan Boland (Carcanet). J P O’Malley offers an extensive review, some illuminating video links, and a preview of his upcoming interview with Boland…

Renewable Energy: Cora Sherlock’s Excellent Suggestion by Kevin Higgins

“Over 15,500 human remains incinerated to heat UK hospitals over 2-year-period.  #800babies #outrage @amnesty” Tweet by Cora Sherlock of the Pro-Life Campaign Renewable Energy: Cora Sherlock’s Excellent Suggestion     We must stop giving it away for nothing –our greatest natural resource – the Department of Finance estimates Tallaght Hospital could heat itself entirely on foetuses…

The Elm Tree by Peter O’Neill

The Elm Tree by Peter O’Neill   64 pages   Paperback   Lapwing Publications, 2014 Available at link The structure of Peter O’Neill’s The Elm Tree (Lapwing Publications, 2014) is quite interesting. The contents page is divided into five sections, each section is actually the name of a full poetry collection. Thus, the reader is…