Category: Irish Poetry
Irish Poetry from our authors at Doire Press.
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Age of the Microwave Dinner
Age of the Microwave Dinner explores where we are as a society, along with universal themes of heartbreak, family, relationships, and death. Renowned for his thought-provoking work, these poems are...
Moyra Donaldson’s Bone House is furious in its range, depth and grief. It is the work of a poet fully alive to the moments of pure light ‘before the darkness...
Empty House is a multi-genre anthology of Irish and international writing responding to the climate crisis. The leading challenge facing our world today, here writers share pieces that address what...
The poems in Fear Knot are heightened by Susan’s evocative use of language and metaphor, layered by her skillful weaving of the intricacies of the human condition.
In a Hare’s Eye
Here are poems of wonder, imagination, grief, bewilderment and delight. Drawing on an awareness formed during a rural childhood, they record the natural world and the way we, as humans,...
In the Museum of Misremembered Things
The poems in In the Museum of Misremembered Things revolve around the local, the historic and the mythic. Linda McKenna’s poems are based around historical events and themes with a...
Inheritance, the debut poetry collection by farmer-poet Miceál Kearney, include poems that convey both the beauty and the brutality of life on the farm.
Describing and reflecting on home, habitat, and environment, the poems traverse the boundaries of the surreal, mining the realms of historical and personal myth, to pose coherent questions.
Revolutions of Humming Things
Revolutions of Humming Things explores a sense of belonging and home in a contemporary Ireland in a state of flux.
Rules of Engagement
On the centenary of the Great War and the Irish Revolution, Rules of Engagement explores an Irish soldier-poet’s search for truth and meaning, his efforts to reconcile his place in...
Some of These Stories are True
Available for pre-order. Books won’t be posted until May 10th Some of These Stories are True seek out the mystery in everyday urban life in a conversational tone, often with...
The Cloud Architect
The Cloud Architect is the third full-length poetry collection by Kinsale-based poet Matthew Geden. This new collection looks at the world through the smoke and mirrors which cloud and hide...
The Day of the Three Swans
The poems in The Day of the Three Swans work with the sense of place, the shifting ground of emotion and the pressure of politics and external events. There are...
The Lie of the Land
The Lie of the Land is a beautiful mix of poems rooted in the landscape Elaine grew up in and those she discovered on some of her travels.
The Weather-Beaten Scarecrow
In The Weather-Beaten Scarecrow, the second poetry collection by James Finnegan, he focuses on place, history, nature, movement, animal, landscape, humanity and what it means to have clear space for...