Dermot Healy Award 2017 Longlisted Poems


A Quire of Stones Winifred McNulty
Aughawillan Karen McDonnell
Avondale Avenue Winifred McNulty
Baltimore Beacon Roisin Kelly
Banna Strand Alan Weadick
Beautiful Swimmer Eamonn Mahoney
Bees at Swann’s Winifred McNulty
Beyond Reason Audrey Molloy
Black Rocks Enda Wiley
Bogeyman Nessa O’Mahoney
Bow Side Jenny Pollack
Collins Gem Sharon Black
Cornflower Blue Maurice Devitt
Dragon Pearls Majella Kelly
Early Music Peter Sirr
Earthmusic Eithne Lannon
Emasculate Majella Kelly
Endgame Geraldine Mitchell
Finally Felicia McCarthy
Fish Bake Audrey Molloy
Haven Breda Wall Ryan
He Needed to Know Steven Pelcman
In Diquini Aidan Rooney
Keeper Gavan Duffy
Listening for Code Edel Burke
Loughshinny Bay Eithne Lannon
Marilyn, in the Channel Islands Ray Givans
Midlife Rebecca O’Connor
Motherhood in Euclidean Terms Dawn Watson
Mystic Emily Holt
Oasis Connie Roberts
Off Season Noelle Sullivan
Poet’s Grave Susan Flynn
Say Goodbye, Catullus Peter Sirr
Sea Change II Jenny Pollack
Sionnach Elizabeth Laragy
Sisyphus Decides Ciaran Parkes
Sour Milk Lucetta Moelwyn Hughes
Spectre Marian Kilcoyne
Still Never Ben McGuire
Storm Light Peggie Gallagher
Stretched Beauty Eamon McGuinness
Swailing Sharon Black
Talking in Pictures Karen O’Connor
The Eye in the Wall James Peake
The Gauntlet Road Kathleen McCracken
The Heart Uncut Marian Kilcoyne
The Heartbeat James Peake
The M1 to Belfast Dawn Watson
The Old Man and the Portrait Afric McGlinchey
The Pearl Diver Dermot Lahiff
The Reading Andrew Jamison
The Resonance of Shells Orla Fay
The River Finch Michael O’Connor
The Shroud Evan Costigan
The Sun is one inch above the horizon Dawn Watson
The Women’s Circle Paul Bregazzi
Thing Rebecca O’Connor
This is not a Poem Christine Valtners Paintner
To that Other Me behind The Looking Glass Patrick Holloway
Transgression Jackie Gorman
Triangle Eithne Lannon
Tuam Roisin Kelly
Vertigo at Killadoon Michael Farry
When We Were Foreign Emily Holt
When you Dream of the Dead Eleanor Hooker
Winter Picnic Evan Costigan
Words of Silence Noel Monahan
You can’t blame the water James Finnegan



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