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Mac Aodha, Aifric

Aifric Mac Aodha reads her poem 'Éalú Syrinx' [View]
Manuscript of Aifric Mac Aodha's poem 'Éalú Syrinx' [View]

Aifric Mac Aodha reads her poem 'Echtrae Conlae' [View]
Manuscript of Aifric Mac Aodha's poem 'Echtrae Conlae' [View]

Aifric Mac Aodha reads her poem 'M'Athair is mo Mháthair' [View]
Manuscript of Aifric Mac Aodha's poem 'M'Athair is mo Mháthair' [View]

Aifric Mac Aodha reads her commissioned poem 'Hogan, Photographer' (translated from the Irish by David Wheatley). [View]
Léann Aifric Mac Aodha a dán coimisiúnaithe 'Hogan, Grianghrafadóir'. [View]

Aifric Mac Aodha reads ‘An Dara Rós’. [View]

Aifric Mac Aodha reads 'Céad Bliain Anonn'. [View]

Aifric Mac Aodha reads ‘Lá Nollag’. [View]

MacCarthy, Catherine Phil

Catherine Phil MacCarthy reads eight of her poems.

Mac Fhearghusa, Pádraig

 Pádraig Mac Fhearghusa reads his poem 'Eibhlinn' [View]

 

Manuscript of Pádraig Mac Fhearghusa's poem 'Eibhlinn' [View]

 

Pádraig Mac Fhearghusa reads his poem 'An Teaghlach Naofa agus Naomh Eoin i dTírdhreach' [View]

 

Manuscript of Pádraig Mac Fhearghusa's poem 'An Teaghlach Naofa agus Naomh Eoin i dTírdhreach' [View]

McAuliffe, John

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John McAuliffe reads his poem 'Action' [View]

McConnell, Gail

Gail McConnell reads '[how did we spin the thread]'. [View]
Gail McConnell reads 'An Apple Seed'. [View]
Gail McConnell reads her poem 'Untitled/Villanelle'. [View]
Gail McConnell reads 'Talk Through The Wall'. [View]
Gail McConnell reads 'Octopus'. [View]
Gail McConnell reads her poem 'Start Out'. [View]
Gail McConnell reads 'Worm'. [View]

McCracken, Kathleen

'Affreca and the Rooks', read by Kathleen McCracken. [View]
'Red Dresses', read by Kathleen McCracken. [View]
'Alaska', read by Kathleen McCracken. [View]
'Chironomy', read by Kathleen McCracken. [View]
'The Gauntlet Road', read by Kathleen McCracken. [View]
'Today I Should Be In Medicine Hat', read by Kathleen McCracken. [View]
'Tucson Boots', read by Kathleen McCracken. [View]
'You Have To Love Them Enough To Let Them Be Wild', read by Kathleen McCracken [View]

McGlinchey, Afric

"A river of familiars", read by Afric McGlinchey [View]

"Going silent", read by Afric McGlinchey [View

"Between before and after", read by Afric McGlinchey [View]

"Body Notes", read by Afric McGlinchey [Views

"Do not lie to a lover", read by Afric McGlinchey [Views

"I Is Not Always Me", read by Afric McGlinchey [Views

"The attic and the id", read by Afric McGlinchey [Views

McCarthy, Thomas

'An Anglo-Irish Luncheon Party', read by Thomas McCarthy. [View]

'At Ink Level, The Sea', read by Thomas McCarthy. [View]

'Nathaniel Murphy in His Sister's Bedroom, 1798', read by Thomas McCarthy. [View]

'Rita Haywood Sleeping', read by Thomas McCarthy. [View]

'State Funeral', read by Thomas McCarthy. [View]

'The Phenomenology of Stones', read by Thomas McCarthy. [View]

'Thinking of My Father in the Musée Picasso', read by Thomas McCarthy. [View]

'In Memory of Eavan Boland', read by Thomas McCarthy [View]

McGuckian, Medbh

Medbh McGuckian reads her poem 'A Book of Rains' [View]

Manuscript of Medbh McGuckian's poem 'A Book of Rains' [View]

Medbh McGuckian reads her poem 'Gigot Sleeves' [View]

Manuscript of Medbh McGuckian's poem 'Gigot Sleeves' [View]

Medbh McGuckian reads her poem 'The Makeover' [View]

Manuscript of Medbh McGuckian's poem 'The Makeover' [View]

Medbh McGuckian reads her poem 'The Singer' [View]

Manuscript of Medbh McGuckian's poem 'The Singer' [View]

Medbh McGuckian reads her poem 'The Flower Master' [View]

Manuscript of Medbh McGuckian's poem 'The Flower Master' [View]

Medbh McGuckian reads her poem 'The Statement of my Right Honourable Friend' [View]

Manuscript of Medbh McGuckian's poem 'The Statement of My Right Honourable Friend' [View]

Medbh McGuckian reads her poem 'Hazel Lavery, The Green Coat, 1926' [View]

Manuscript of Medbh McGuckian's poem 'Hazel Lavery, the green coat, 1926' [View]

Medbh McGuckian reads her poem 'Regaining Control of the Night' [View]

Manuscript of Medbh McGuckian's poem 'Regaining Control of the Night' [View]

McGuinness, Frank

"Morehampton Road', read by Frank McGuinness [View] https://youtu.be/FvV6gQ8kUv0

"Manuscript of Frank McGuinness's poem "Morehampton Road" [View] digital.ucd.ie/view/ucdlib:38553

"Manuscript of Frank McGuinness's poem "Morehampton Road" [View] digital.ucd.ie/view/ucdlib:38554

"Blackrock Park", read by Frank McGuinness [View]  

"Fists", read by Frank McGuinness [View]  

"Galleon", read by Frank McGuinness [View]  

"Laughter", read by Frank McGuinness [View]   

"Our Lady of Kylemore Abbey", read by Frank McGuinness [View

"Paul Léon", read by Frank McGuinness [View]

"Rooms in Denmark", read by Frank McGuinness [View]  

"The Old House", read by Frank McGuinness [View]   

"The Palm of His Hands", read by Frank McGuinness [View

"The Torn Sleeves", read by Frank McGuinness [View]

"The Winter Coat", read by Frank McGuinness [View

"Yekaterinburg", read by Frank McGuinness [View]

 

Makris, Christodoulos

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Christodoulos Makris reads his poem Civilisation's Golden Dawn: A Slide Show [View]

Christodoulos Makris reads his poem Consequences [View]

Christodoulos Makris reads his poem Library Cutups [View]

Christodoulos Makris reads his poem Palmists [View]

Christodoulos Makris reads his poem 'Take the Word Butterfly' [View]

Christodoulos Makris reads his poem xxxxx [View]

Medbh, Máighréad

Máighread Medbh reads her poem "Caged" [View]

Máighread Medbh reads her poem "Coming Out" [View] 

Máighread Medbh reads her poem "Easter 2016" [View]

Máighread Medbh reads her poem "Mór (February 1846)" [View]

Máighread Medbh reads her poem "Pod and Pine" [View]

Máighread Medbh reads her poem "Samhain" [View]

Máighread Medbh reads her poem "Turning Point" [View]

Meehan, Paula

Paula Meehan reads her poem 'My Father Perceived as a Vision of St. Francis' [View]

Paula Meehan reads her poem 'The Pattern' [View]

Manuscript of Paula Meehan's poem 'My Father percieved as a vision of St. Francis' [View]

Paula Meehan reads her poem 'A Remembrance of my Grandfather, Wattie, who taught me how to read and write' [View]

Paula Meehan reads eight poems from the Collection Geomantic' [View]
...The Trust; The Old Neighbourhood; The Boy from the Gloucester Diamond; The Melter; The Broken Bough; The Old Professor; The Wood Pile; The Flood

Paula Meehan reads her poem 'Hannah, Grandmother' [View]

Paula Meehan reads her poem 'Sister Trauma' [View]

Paula Meehan reads her poem 'The Solace of Artemis' [View]

Mendes, Rafael

Self-recorded
"32 kg Suitcase", read by Rafael Mendes. [View]
"I Remember", read by Rafael Mendes. [View]
"On the Streets after Lockdown", read by Rafael Mendes. [View]
"Summer Solstice", read by Rafael Mendes. [View]

Special Collections Reading Room recordings
"First Death", read by Rafael Mendes. [View]
"Franco da Rocha", read by Rafael Mendes. [View]
"On Swords Road", read by Rafael Mendes. [View]
"Response to Cavafy"/"Resposta para Cavafy" (Portuguese version), read by Rafael Mendes. [View]
"Response to Cavafy"/"Resposta para Cavafy" (English version), read by Rafael Mendes. [View]

Mills, Billy

Billy Mills reads his poem "Chorale" [View]
Billy Mills reads his poem "Walk No.2" [View]
Billy Mills reads his poem "Walk No.3" [View]
Billy Mills reads an excerpt from his poem "Imaginary Gardens" [View]

Murray, Christine

"And Her Yellow Music Caught in the Throat of Birds", read by Christine Murray [View]
"A Conversation Among Trees" and "Bower", read by Christine Murray [View]
"I and the Village", read by Christine Murray [View]
"Morning in the Garden", read by Christine Murray [View]
"The Bird-Keepers", read by Christine Murray [View]
"Three Red Things", read by Christine Murray [View]
"Eve Labouring for 37 Hours; the yes poem", read by Christine Murray [View]

Murphy, Lizz

"The Weight of Tomatoes" read by Lizz Murphy [View]
"Syria's Children" read by Lizz Murphy [View]
"Departure" read by Lizz Murphy [View
"Out of the White" read by Lizz Murphy [View
"Felt" read by Lizz Murphy [View]
"Brown Hills" read by Lizz Murphy [View
"A Woman's Work" read by Lizz Murphy [View]
"$600" read by Lizz Murphy [View]

Narayanan-Mohan, Chandrika

"Arrarat", read by Chandrika Narayanan-Mohan [View
"Downwind of Sally's Bridge", read by Chandrika Narayanan-Mohan [View]
"Plane: Train", read by Chandrika Narayanan-Mohan [View]
"Sea", read by Chandrika Narayanan-Mohan [View]
"Stargazing With My Mother", read by Chandrika Narayanan-Mohan [View]
"Two Countries", read by Chandrika Narayanan-Mohan [View]
"Oscar Square Birthday", read by Chandrika Narayanan-Mohan. [VIew]
"Superglue", read by Chandrika Narayanan-Mohan. [VIew]

Nidhi Zak/Aria Eipe

Nidhi Zak/Aria Eipe reads her poem, 'Berlin/First: Love [View]
Nidhi Zak/Aria Eipe reads her poem, 'be/cause' [View]
Nidhi Zak/Aria Eipe reads her poem, 'Exclusion' [View]
Nidhi Zak/Aria Eipe reads her poem, 'Filial, at the pyre of the body burned, the day after' [View]
Nidhi Zak/Aria Eipe reads her poem, 'Formerly exotic, fruit' [View]
Nidhi Zak/Aria Eipe reads her poem, 'Luna' [View]   

 

Ní Churreáin, Annemarie

"Bog Medicine", read by Annemarie Ní Churreáin [View

"Doire Chonaire", read by Annemarie Ní Churreáin [View]  

"Family Law", read by Annemarie Ní Churreáin [View]  

"Penance", read by Annemarie Ní Churreáin [View

"Rita of Cascia", read by Annemarie Ní Churreáin [View

"Sisters", read by Annemarie Ní Churreáin [View]  

"The Kerry Foot", read by Annemarie Ní Churreáin [View]  

"The Secret", read by Annemarie Ní Churreáin [View]

Ní Dhomhnaill, Nuala

'Dán do Mhelissa', read by Nuala Ní Dhomhnaill [View]

'Ceist na Teangan', read by Nuala Ní Dhomhnaill [View]

'Tusa', read by Nuala Ní Dhomhnaill [View]

Ní Ghearbhuigh, Ailbhe

"Tuathal/Anticlockwise", read by Ailbhe Ní Ghearbhuigh [View]

"Cró/Byre", read by Ailbhe Ní Ghearbhuigh [View]

"Cuairteoir", read by Ailbhe Ní Ghearbhuigh [View]

"Gasse Matinée", read by Ailbhe Ní Ghearbhuigh [View] "Deireadh na Feide/Last Blast", read by Ailbhe Ní Ghearbhuigh [View]

"Filleadh ón Antartach/Return from Antarctica", read by Ailbhe Ní Ghearbhuigh [View]

"Tom Waits i dTrá Lí/Tom Waits comes to Tralee", read by Ailbhe Ní Ghearbhuigh [View]

"X ", read by Ailbhe Ní Ghearbhuigh [View]

Ní Ghlinn, Aíne

Aíne Ní Ghlinn reads her poem, "An Cailín a Théadh Isteach sa Bháisteach" [View]

Aíne Ní Ghlinn reads her poem, "Cuair" [View]

Aíne Ní Ghlinn reads her poem, "Idirlinn" [View]  

Aíne Ní Ghlinn reads her poem, "Linne an Oíche" [View]  

Aíne Ní Ghlinn reads her poem, "Mise Leis" [View]  

Aíne Ní Ghlinn reads her poem, "Rule Britannia" [View]  

Aíne Ní Ghlinn reads her poem, "Tostanna" [View]  

Aíne Ní Ghlinn reads her poem, "Tú Féin is Mé Féin" [View]

Muldoon, Paul

Paul Muldoon reads 'Coywolves'. [View]
Paul Muldoon reads 'By the Time You Read This'. [View]
Paul Muldoon reads 'The Belfast Pogrom, Some Observations'. [View]