- Irish PEN , affiliated to International PENWeb-Master/Social-media, 2011 - 2013
- Office of Public WorksStone-cutter , Grade1 , time-served
- National Botanic GardensArtist-In-Residence, stone-work and etching
*and her yellow music caught in the throat of birds* - Diversity
I waited a minute on the wind, on your roof, outside. She had been awaiting me in the middle of the day, having come warm over those seas to
John Boyne: ‘The Catholic priesthood blighted my youth and the youth of ...
John Boyne – author of The Boy in the Striped Pyjamas – grew up gay in Catholic Dublin. Now, after years of silence he is finally ready to w
Hilary Mantel hits back at critics of her Thatcher assassination short s...
Author says it would be ‘unconscionable’ to regard such a fictional account as off-limits, as some Tory MPs and rightwing commentators sugge
Walt Whitman, Bohemian Dandy: The Story of America’s First Gay Bar and I...
"A failed romance. A restless sense of longing... These are raw ingredients that get mulled, weighed, processed -- and ultimately transforme
Madame Matisse Is Shown Her Portrait, 1913 & other poems by Susan Mi...
Dreams for Breakfast Sometimes everything is blue; the hills, my hands, house keys, chimney smoke. If I bit the air my mouth would fill with
Ted Hughes's poetry: wild at heart | Books | The Guardian
Alice Oswald on compiling a bestiary of Ted Hughes's animal poems
Poem inspired by Tweet from Cora Sherlock of the Pro-Life campaign
My new poem 'Renewable Energy: Cora Sherlock’s Excellent Suggestion' is published today on Chris Murray's Poethead website. I am hoping the
The Introduction by Christine Murray to The Bled Sun--Michael Mc Aloran ...
Seething in the dark spitting dragonfly seeds into crimson mists head snared the body limp skeleton of mud ashen blessed skyline of the fall
Samuel Beckett's articulation of unceasing inner speech
The literal sounds in his characters' minds express a subtle and revealing understanding of how we all talk to ourselves Hearing voices: wha
Minister expresses concern for woman in abortion case
Reports claim young woman was refused termination of pregnancy by expert panel