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Tatty as a Child Narrator

Female child narrators are rare in Irish Literature, while the notable presence of the male childhood is enough to form a genre of its own.  Thus when Christine Dwyer Hickey’s Tatty was published to great acclaim in 2004, it was breaking…

Poetry Week | Stop by Laura Rahill

Stop by Laura Rahill Stop. And listen. Don’t panic, but come home now. Time is waiting, impatient  for us all   to just stop. And listen. Have you ever really heard your heart beat before can you hear it now? Listen. Do the birds…