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Salmon Poetry, taking its name from the Salmon of Knowledge in Celtic mythology, was established in 1981 as an alternative voice in Irish literature. The Salmon, a journal of poetry and prose was a flagship for writers in the west of Ireland, and Salmon's first books, Gonella by Eva Bourke and Goddess on the Mervue Bus by Rita Ann Higgins broke new ground for women poets. Since then over 300 volumes of poetry have been produced, and Salmon has become one of the most important publishers in the Irish literary world. By specialising in the promotion of new poets, particulary women poets, Salmon has enriched Irish literary publishing.  Read More >>

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Even The Daybreak - 35 Years of Salmon Poetry

- Lendennie, Jessie, editor

Clare County of Culture
“Like the sea-run Steelhead salmon that thrashes upstream ...

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€25.00

   

Ghost of the Fisher Cat

- Afric McGlinchey

In this, her second collection, Afric McGlinchey dives into a ‘river of familiars’, inspired by the Parisian urban myth of a black cat and its apothecary owner. Borders between the fantastical and the real blur as characters...

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€12.00

   

Granny's Interpreter

- Ian Watson

Granny’s Interpreter includes poems which wheel around home, belonging and memory on a sliding scale between tenderness and satire and between bereavement and celebration. Many of them have been coloured by the...

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€12.00

   

Gynaecologist in the Jacuzzi

- Marie Cadden

Marie Cadden’s debut collection, Gynaecologist in the Jacuzzi, is sassy and sensuous – at times wickedly dark, often rueful and nostalgic, always lyrically female – curving on the ear, easy on the eye, ‘juicing o...

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