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http://www.nvtv.co.uk/shows/novel-ideas-annemarie-ni-churrean/ Annemarie Ní Churreáin is a poet from North West Donegal, Bloodroot is her debut collection of poems which Annemarie toured as part of Doire Press first cross boarder reading tour.
Bloodroot, by Annemarie Ní Churreáin, Doire Press, 70 pp, €12, ISBN: 978-1907682582 Memory, as we know, is unreliable. But certain things we know to be true can be recovered from the past. Events of human tragedy and enormous dimension still await our attention, to be written about in poetry. Eavan Boland recognised this, especially in [...]
It is quite possible, and beyond that most satisfactory, to lose one’s thoughts in consideration of the idea that the turbulently shifting great moments of history produce or recognise precisely the artists required to frame those occasions for present and future generations to understand and appreciate. Without Homer, ancient Greece would be but a rubble [...]
‘I was raised in the shadow of men who wanted to conquer wildness’ Annemarie Ní Churreáin’s debut Bloodroot is dedicated to the women of her family whose voices were not always heard I grew up in northwest Donegal on bogland named Cnoc Na Naomh. Legend tells that on this hill four men met to decide [...]