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Issue 135

Poetry Ireland Review Issue 135 :

Edited by Colette Bryce

Issue 135 of Poetry Ireland Review, edited by Colette Bryce, features new poems from Róisín Tierney, Colm Tóibín, Tara Bergin, Louis de Paor, Neetha Kunaratnam, Scott McKendry, Lianne O'Hara, and many others. Books reviewed in this issue include the latest titles from James Harpur, Kayo Chingonyi, Dairena Ní Chinnéide, and Mary O'Donnell, along with the debut collections from Audrey Molloy, Victoria Kennefick, Aoife Lyall, and Gail McConnell. In essays, Vona Groarke takes WB Yeats's 'A Prayer for my Daughter' to task, and Annemarie Ní Churreáin recounts the personal and political revelations that form the backdrop to her latest collection, The Poison Glen. Issue 135 also features artwork from the outstanding shortlist for the 2021 Zurich Portrait Prize, courtesy of Jonathan Mayhew.