‘An Mhurúch san Ospidéal’ by Nuala Ní Dhomhnaill

  An Mhurúch san Ospidéal Dhúisigh sí agus ní raibh a heireaball éisc ann níos mó ach istigh sa leaba léi bhí an dá rud fada fuar seo. Ba dhóigh leat gur gaid mhara iad nó slaimicí feola. ‘Mar mhagadh atá siad ní foláir, Oíche na Coda Móire. Tá leath na foirne as a meabhair [...]

‘Geasa’ le Nuala Ní Dhomhnaill.

  Má chuirim aon lámh ar an dtearmann beannaithe, má thógaim droichead thar an abhainn, gach a mbíonn tógtha isló ages na ceardaithe bíonn sé leagtha ar maidin romham.   Tagann  aníos an abhainn istoíche bád is bean ina seasamh  inti. Tá coinneal ar lasadh ina súil is ina lámha. Tá dhá mhaide rámha  aici. [...]

Two Poems by Colette Ní Ghallchóir.

The Spark of Joy / Dealan an Aoibhnis When I lit the sparkler long ago on the hearth, I ran the house with it screaming with delight. They scolded me, but grandfather said, 'Let her be, let her be, there is no use talking. She will always light any flame she wishes.' by Colette Ní [...]

A Saturday Woman Poet, Nuala Ní Dhomhnaill.

Mo Mháistir Dorcha. le Nuala Ní Dhomhnaill. Táimse in aimsir ag an mbás eadrainn tá coinníollacha tairrice réitíomair le chéile ar feadh tréimhse is spás aimsire, achar roinnt bliana is lae mar a cheapas-sa. Bhuaileas leis ag margadh na saoire. D'iarr sé orm an rabhas hire-áilte. 'Is maith mar a tharla ; máistir ag lorg [...]

An Irish Imprint , Cló Iar-Chonnachta.

I have decided to build up a set of links on Small Irish Publishers, this will evolve over time and I hope to add to it. The two that come immediately to mind and that I enjoy immensely are Cló Iar-Chonnachta and the Columba Press, both of which I am adding to the Links that run down the [...]