Table of contents for Irish poems / edited by Matthew McGuire.

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St Columbanus
___A Boat Song
Anon.___Monastic Poem
Anon.___Hermit's Song
Anon.___Saint Patrick's Breastplate
Austin Clarke___Penal Law
Denis Devlin___Ank'hor Vat
W. R. Rodgers___Lent
Tom Paulin___Desertmartin
Peter Fallon___The Herd
John Hewitt___from Freehold: from The Lonely Heart


Fear Flatha Ó Gnimh
___from The Passing of the Poets
Mathghamlain Ó Hifearnain___My Son, Forsake Your Art_____________________
Dàibhí Ó Bruadair___For the Family of Cúchonnacht Ó Dalaigh_
Aogan Ó Rathaille___The Brightest of the Bright_________________
Brian Merriman___from The Midnight Court_____
Antoine Raifterirí__'I am Raifeirí, the poet'
Sir Samuel Ferguson___Deirdre's Lament for the Sons of Usnach
William Allingham___The Fairies
W. B. Yeats___Cuchulain's Fight with the Sea
Seàn Ó Ríordain___Claustrophobia
Nuala Ní Dhomhnaill___Miraculous Grass______________________________________

Fearghal Óg MacWard___from The Flight of the Earls, 1607
Anon.___The Croppy Boy
Anon.___The Shan Van Vocht
Anon.___The Orange Lily
James Clarence Mangan___Kathaleen Ny-Houlahan__________
Thomas Davis___Lament for the Death of Eoghan Ruadh O'Neill
Thomas Davis___A Nation Once Again
Robert Dwyer Joyce___The Wind that Shakes the Barley
W. B. Yeats___September 1913
W. B. Yeats___The Wild Swans at Coole
Seamus Heaney___Requiem for the Croppies
Seamus Heaney___Punishment
Seamus Heaney___from Whatever You Say Say Nothing
Seamus Heaney___from The Cure at Troy
Derek Mahon___A Disused Shed in Co. Wexford
Eilean Ní Chuilleanàn___Deaths and Engines
Paul Muldoon___Lunch with Pancho Villa_
Paul Muldoon___Anseo
Paul Muldoon___Cuba
Alan Gillis___Progress
Macdara Woods___Seconds Out


Jonathan Swift___Holyhead. Sept. 25, 1727
Oliver Goldsmith___from The Deserted Village
Thomas Moore___'Dear Harp of my Country!'
W. B. Yeats___The Lake Isle of Innisfree
Patrick Kavanagh___Epic
Louis MacNeice___Belfast
Louis MacNeice___Dublin
Peter St John___The Fields of Athenry
Seamus Heaney___Anahorish
Michael Longley___The Linen Industry
Derek Mahon__ Glengormley
Thomas McCarthy___The Standing Trains
Ciaran Carson___Belfast Confetti

Samuel Thompson___To a Hedgehog
James Orr___from The Irish Cottier's Death and Burial
Thomas Moore___''Tis the last rose of summer'
James Clarence Mangan___Dark Rosaleen
James Clarence Mangan___The Nameless One
James Clarence Mangan___Good Counsel_____________
Oscar Wilde___from The Ballad of Reading Gaol
Francis Ledwidge___June
W. B. Yeats___The Stolen Child
W. B. Yeats___Down by the Salley Gardens
W. B. Yeats___To a Wealthy Man Who Promised a Second_
______________________Subscription to the Dublin Municipal Gallery if It_
______________________were Proved the People Wanted Pictures
W. B. Yeats___An Irish Airman Forsees His Death
W. B. Yeats___The Second Coming
W. B. Yeats___Sailing to Byzantium
James Joyce__Ecce Puer
Patrick Kavanagh_ Memory of My Father
Patrick Kavanagh__Prelude
Samuel Beckett___Gnome
Thomas Kinsella___Chrysalides
John Montague___'Like dolmens round my childhood, the old people'
John Montague___11 rue Daguerre
Michael Hartnet___There Will be a Talking
Richard Murphy___Seals at High Island
Louis MacNeice___Snow
Louis MacNeice___Wolves
Michael Longley___In Memoriam
Seamus Heaney___Mid-Term Break
Seamus Heaney___from Clearances_
Seamus Heaney___The Underground
Eilean Ní Chuilleanàn___London
Eilean Ní Chuilleanàn___So She Looked, in that Company
Eavan Boland___In Her Own Image
Eavan Boland___Night Feed
Eavan Boland___Nocturne
Ciaran Carson___Turn Again
Ciaran Carson___The Exiles' Club
Medbh McGuckian___The 'Singer'
Medbh McGuckian___The Flower Master
Medbh McGuckian___The Sitting
Paul Muldoon___Quoof
Paul Muldoon___Symposium
Colette Bryce___The Full Indian Rope Trick
Alan Gillis___The Ulster Way
Nick Laird___Poetry

J. M. Synge___'Is it a month'
W. B. Yeats___He Wishes for the Cloths of Heaven
W. B. Yeats___No Second Troy
Padraic Colum___She Moved Through the Fair
Patrick Kavanagh___On Raglan Road
James Simmons___The Archaeologist
Paul Durcan___The Haulier's Wife Meets Jesus on the Road Near Moone
Louis MacNeice___Mayfly
Medbh McGuckian___On Not Being Your Lover
Sinead Morrissey___& Forgive Us Our Trespasses
Leontia Flynn___Come Live with Me

Index of First Lines

Library of Congress subject headings for this publication:
Irish poetry.