Award-winning poet and writer

Articles & Features

(Sample of articles written by Anne Casey)

 

Gliding between worlds: Anne Casey virtually launches ‘(Un)belonging’ by Nathanael O’Reilly  - published in  Rochford Street Review  on 14 May 2020.


Confronting the Dark Side of the Irish Down Under  was published in The Journal  (The Australian-Irish Heritage Association of Western Australia) in March 2020. This article was first published in The Irish Times  under the title The Lock Up  - see below. 


When coronavirus strikes and you are half a world from home  - an article by Anne Casey was published in print and online in the The Irish Times Magazine, the weekend supplement in leading national daily newspaper, The Irish Times  on 21 March 2020, featuring in the paper's Most Read items. This article was republished in FemAsia magazine  on 25 April 2020.


Baby Eliza escaped Famine Ireland to a life of beatings, prostitution and prison - an article by Anne Casey was published in print and online in leading national daily newspaper, The Irish Times  on 2 March 2020, featuring in the paper's Most Read items.


Australian bushfires: ‘The biggest cloud hanging over us is that there is no end in sight’  - an article by Anne Casey was published in print and online in the Weekend Review section of leading national daily newspaper, The Irish Times  on 11 January 2020, featuring in the paper's Most Read items.


'Home is where the heart is' - an article by Anne Casey was published in print in the Christmas Edition of The Irish Times Magazine  on 21 December 2019. This article also appeared in The Irish Times  newspaper online under the title 'The last Christmas I spent in Ireland was 12 years ago'.  This article featured in the Top 10 Most Read items in the newspaper, reaching No 1 over the weekend of its first publication.


'Anne Casey: My Writing Day' was published in  my (small press) writing day  on 10 July 2019.


'Always from there' - an article by Anne Casey was published in print in The Irish Times Magazine on 6 July 2019. This article was also published in The Irish Times online under the title "In Australia I’m regarded as Irish, but in Ireland I’m ‘not from here’" on 6 July 2019, when it featured in the Top 5 Most Read items in the newspaper. It was also published on the Wild Geese Irish cultural network in August 2019, featuring on the front page, under the title An uneasy haflway - where am I really from? and in the Wild Geese international newsletter.


It's easier to write a hard truth than to speak it - US poet and writer Maggie Smith in conversation with Anne Casey on what makes their writing tick - published in The Irish Times newspaper on 24 June 2019.


Valentine’s Day: Impress them with these love poems - published in The Irish Times newspaper on 14 February 2019, this article features contributions from leading Irish poets such as Michael Longley and Pat Boran. It includes a piece written by Anne Casey.


Secrets, lies and home truths (includes one poem) was published in Verity La Magazine in May 2018 and subsequently published under the title Marked women, unmarked graves and my typical Irish childhood in leading Irish national daily newspaper, The Irish Times, also in May 2018. The story reached No 5 Most-Read across all categories in the newspaper. This article was also published in the Diamond Jubilee (60th Anniversary) Edition of the  Clare AssociationYearbook in 2019. 


I barely recognise my hometown (includes two poems) No 1 most-read article overall in The Irish Times, over the weekend it was published in August 2017. Resulted in significant social media commentary. Republished under the title "When distance becomes your enemy" in The Irish Echo, Australia's Irish newspaper, in September 2017. Republished in The Clare Association Yearbook 2018.


The Lock Up (includes one poem) No 1 most-read feature and No 3 most-read piece overall in The Irish Times newspaper over the weekend it was published in May 2017. Subsequently published on the Wild Geese diaspora network under the title Confronting the Dark Side of the Irish Down Under, where it also reached No 1 most-read and featured under Top Content. This article was also published in  FemAsia Magazine  in August 2019 under the title  Confronting the Dark Side of the Irish Down Under. This article was also published in the Diamond Jubilee (60th Anniversary) Edition of the  Clare Association Yearbook  in 2019.


My Mum would ask "Would you ever think of coming home?" (includes one poem) Fifth most-read piece overall in The Irish Times newspaper on the day of its publication in January 2016. Resulted in a furore of social media commentary. 


Writing all the wrong things

Would you ever think of coming home?

Has "turn on, tune in..." dropped out..?

When every day feels like Wednesday

Off their Facebooks!

Mind the Gap! Social Media Trends in Australia

Flight of hope