Peter Fallon, with Moses Hill in Loughcrew. Photograph: Suella Holland/The Gallery Press

Peter Fallon was my first poet – the first I met, the first I heard read poems in public. When I moved to Dublin in 1970, unlettered in the ways of(...)

Eason’s bookshop on Dublin’s O’Connell Street had sold out of all works by Seamus Heaney  by last  Tuesday morning. Photograph: Matt Kavanagh/The Irish Times

Poetry collections by the late Seamus Heaney have been selling out in Dublin bookshops since the poet’s death last Friday.Eason’s bookshop on Dublin’s(...)