Award-winning poet and writer

"Until the sunshine and the hustle
Had worn it threadbare
This extra bit of baggage
In every emigrant’s case..."

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"There is a special brand of human misery so steeped in hopelessness that it leaves its mark in time and place."

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​​"Read this for its beautiful, heartrending poetry about emigration and bereavement."

– Martin Doyle, Books Editor,

The Irish Times

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