Ted Hughes

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Barrie Cooke at the opening night of his exhibition in the Kerlin Gallery in Dublin in 2007. Photograph: Fran Veale

Artist Barrie Cooke has died in Leighlinbridge, Co Carlow, on Tuesday evening. Born in Cheshire, England, in 1924, he w(...)

The wren: wanted, dead or alive. Illustration: Michael Viney

They wore home-made masks cut from cornflake packets, but the little wren in their jam jar was, as it were, the real thing, still alive and fretful on(...)

Seamus Heaney did not confine himself to poetry. A respected critic, he also was a distinguished academic and his translations from Greek, Latin, Italian, Irish and Anglo-Saxon reflect the extent of his learning. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill/The Irish Times

Born: April 13th, 1939; Died: August 30th, 2013The Nobel laureate Seamus Heaney, who has died aged 74, was described by Robert Lowell as “the most imp(...)

Once a carpenter, poet Adam White is still inspired by construction: ‘I tend to try to recreate the woodwork, the sounds and smells and pleasures of it, in the writing’

Poetry and carpentry may seem worlds apart but for Adam White, shortlisted for a prestigious poetry award, both crafts require an apprenticeship and g(...)

Every morning that he is there Lord (Maurice) Saatchi has his breakfast beside his Irish wife’s tomb at their lakeside home in West Sussex. Two years (...)

Doonreagan House, Cashel in Connemara where the first Ted Hughes Weekend will be held to mark the British Poet laureate’s connection withthe area.

When North American poet, novelist and short-story writer Sylvia Plath died 50 years ago, her husband, the celebrated p(...)

Garda  Commissioner Martin Callinan at the  AGSI conference in Sligo this week.

The threat of disciplinary action against four Garda sergeants who walked out of conference speeches by Minister for Justice A(...)

The American poet Sylvia Plath (1932-1963) in 1961. New York Public LIbrary Picture Collection.

When Sylvia Plath’s novel The Bell Jar was published 50 years ago this year, it marked a cr(...)

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