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Bill Richardson – Five Poems

Bill Richardson is Emeritus Professor in Spanish at the National University of Ireland Galway. He has published numerous books and articles on Spanish and Latin American literature, Spanish culture and society, Translation and Linguistics. He is a specialist in the … Continue reading

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Ciarán O’Rourke – Two Poems

Ciarán O’Rourke was born in 1991 and is based in Dublin. He has won the Lena Maguire/Cúirt New Irish Writing Award, the Westport Poetry Prize, and the Fish Poetry Prize. His first collection, The Buried Breath, is available from Irish … Continue reading

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Alec Solomita – Tip

Alec Solomita’s fiction has appeared in the Southwest Review, The Mississippi Review, Southword Journal, and The Drum (audio), among other publications. He was shortlisted by the Bridport Prize and Southword Journal, and named a finalist by the Noctua Review. His … Continue reading

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Jo-Anne Foster – Donna and Robbie Williams

Jo-Anne Foster is a traveller and a people-watcher. Her short stories and screenplays focus on the funny side of everyday life. She has a short story published in Blackbird New Writing from The Seamus Heaney Centre and a flash fiction … Continue reading

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Michael J Leach – Alternative Meanings of COVID-19

Michael J Leach is a researcher, lecturer, and poet who enjoys writing across multiple disciplines. Michael’s poems have appeared in literary journals, including Cordite and Meniscus, as well as scientific journals, including the Medical Journal of Australia and The Mathematical … Continue reading

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Jack McCann – Four Poems

Jack McCann. Born in Rush, Co. Dublin, Ireland. He is a retired Plastic Surgeon living in Co. Galway in the West of Ireland and was on the European Board of Plastic Surgery. Some of his poetry is inspired by his … Continue reading

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Maire Holmes – Two Poems in Irish

Maire Holmes took part recently in WE ARE THE POETS celebrating the work of younger poets. For thirty years or more she has facilitated writing groups nationally, particularly in Galway, Connemara and on THE Islands. She has an MA in … Continue reading

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Dorothy Aughey’s book to be launched by the Mayor of Mullingar

Mayor of Mullingar, Michael Dollars will be doing the honours at the book launch of Dorothy Aughey’s book, “HOLLY BUSH FOREST”. This book will be launched at the Grenville Arms, Mullingar on Thursday, March 12th, 2020 @ 7:30 pm

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Daniel Sammon – Auschwitz

Daniel Sammon recently graduated with a Master’s degree in Writing from NUIG. It was late in life when he discovered he had a latent talent or a hidden love of the written word. Not long after his first book was published … Continue reading

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Susan Tepper – Rim

Susan Tepper is the author of eight published books of fiction and poetry. Her most recent book just out in June is a road novel titled “What Drives Men.” It was shortlisted at American Book Fest Best Book Awards. Other honors … Continue reading

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Alec Solomita – Hospitality

Alec Solomita’s fiction has appeared in the Southwest Review, The Mississippi Review, Southword Journal, and The Drum (audio), among other publications. He was shortlisted by the Bridport Prize and Southword Journal, and named a finalist by the Noctua Review. His … Continue reading

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Coleen Jones – Three Poems

Coleen Jones is a writer & philosopher who lives and works in Cork, Ireland who strives to inhabit enviro-centric and worldcentric spaces in her work as a psychotherapist. Virus Trump’s Keeping blind red-necks happy Keeping the masses contained Feeding fox … Continue reading

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