Harry Clifton

22 results

Derek Mahon’s latest work Against The Clock was described by   the judges as a masterpiece, dwelling with style and wit on “love and loss, transience, age and time”. File photograph: Michael Mac Sweeney/Provision

The winner of this year’s Irish Times Poetry Now award is the Belfast-born poet Derek Mahon for Against the Clock (Gallery Press). This is the third t(...)

Poet Leontia Flynn,  winner of this year’s Irish Times Poetry Now award  for her collection ‘The Radio’.

The winner of this year’s Irish Times Poetry Now award is Leontia Flynn for her collection The Radio. The €2,000 award will be presented on Saturday(...)

Paddy Bushe: he writes in both English and Irish and  has published 10 collections. Photograph: Pat Boran

The winner of this year’s Irish Times Poetry Now Award is Dublin-born Paddy Bushe for his collection On A Turning Wing, published by Dedalus Press. Th(...)

Harry Clifton: “I wonder whether I am allowed to salute a man who, probably against his better judgement, set me free once with an image, on the roads of the world.”

The death of Cardinal Desmond Connell, tragically miscast some would say as archbishop of Dublin, brings me back to classrooms in the philosophy depar(...)

 Alex Ryan (18) from Millstreet, Co Cork

A coroner at the inquest into the death of an 18-year-old man in Cork has called for a more structured approach to educating young people about the da(...)

Harry Clifton: New Portobello Sonnets is is part of Dublin in the Coming Times, Fighting Words’ creative-writing programme, run in partnership with Dublin Unesco City of Literature
New Portobello Sonnets
  • Books
  • December 3, 2016, 05:00

1 Clouds, too, are incoming information. And I sit interrogating silence On Bloomfield Avenue, the soul on trial In the ever-changing light of cont(...)

Nicole Ryan at Cork Circuit Criminal Court: “you can do as you please and it holds no consequences”. Photograph: Daragh Mc Sweeney/Cork Courts Limited

Nicole Ryan has described as “an insult” to her brother the sentences given to three accused for drug offences following an investigation into his de(...)

Alex Ryan (18), who died after taking ‘N-Bomb’ at a party in Cork.

The risks that young people are taking by consuming potentially lethal drugs are alarming, a judge said on Wednesday. Judge Gerard O’Brien was speaki(...)

Alex Ryan (18) became ill at a house party at St Patrick’s Terrace, Green Street, Cork, on January 19th

Three people are due to be sentenced on Wednesday for drug offences arising from a Garda investigation into the death of a young man who died after in(...)

Alex Ryan (18), who died in January after he took drugs.

Three people have been sent forward for trial after they were charged following a Garda investigation into the death of a teenager in Cork city earlie(...)

  • 1
  • 2
  • 3
  • Next
  • Last »