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Diarmuid Ó Gráinne (1950-2013) RIP 31 August 2013 – Posted in: News

Diarmuid Ó Grainne, born in 1950  was a native Irish speaker from the Aill an Phréacháin in Na Forbacha, Co. Galway. He attended Coláiste Éinde in Galway (1963-68) and St. Patrick’s College, Drumcondra (1968-70) where he won Duais Uí Mhaolónaigh in history. During his time as a student there he was encourages by Séamus Ó Mórdha, Professor of Irish in the college, to start writing. Later Ó Gráinne  attended the National University of Ireland, Dublin…

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Wood cuttings: Selected Poems in The Galway Review 12 August 2013 – Posted in: Uncategorised

The poet and critic Micheál Ó hAodha has published a written a review [in English]  of  An Fuíoll Feá: Rogha Dánta / Wood Cuttings: Selected Poems by Liam Ó Muirthile in The Galway Review. The full review of this magnum opus from Ó Muirthile, whom he describes as ‘one of the foremost European post-war poets in any language’ can be read at the link here. In the review, Ó hAodha displays a depth of knowledge of the context of the work…

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