Ní Dhomhnaill, Nuala

(1952- )
   One of Ireland's foremost women poets writing in Irish, she was born in Lancashire of Irish parents and grew up in the Irish-speaking areas of West Kerry and in Tipperary. She studied at University College, Cork, then lived in Holland and in Turkey with her Turkish husband. She returned to Ireland in 1980 and now lives in Dublin with her family. She has held the Burns Chair of Irish Studies at Boston College and the Humboldt Chair of Irish Studies at Villanova University, Pennsylvania. She was Ireland Professor of Poetry from 2002 to 2004, and has won numerous international awards for works which have been translated into many different languages. Some of her publications: An Dealg Droighin, 1981. Féar Suaithinseach, 1984. Rogha Dánta/Selected Poems, 1986, 1988 and 1990. Feis, 1991. Cead Aighnis, 1988. Pharoah's Daughter, 1990. The Astrakhan Cloak, 1992. The Water Horse, 1999. Some of her poems: "An Orphan at the Door," "Annunciations," "Aubade," "Cathleen," "I Cannot Lie Here Anymore," "Miraculous Grass," "The Broken Doll," "The Language Issue," "The Shannon Estuary Welcomes the Fish."
   Sources: Biography of Nuala Ní Dhomhnaill (http://www.usna.edu/EnglishDept/ilv/nuala.htm). Biography of Nuala Ní Dhomhnaill; The Gallery Press (http://www.gallerypress.com/Authors/NNdhomhnaill/nndhom.html). Bitter Harvest: An Antholog y of Contemporary Irish Verse. John Montague, ed. Scribner's, 1989. Modern Irish Poetry. Patrick Crotty, ed. The Blackstaff Press, 1995. The Columbia Granger's Index to Poetry. 11th ed. The Columbia Granger's World of Poetry, Columbia University Press, 2005 (http://www.columbiagrangers.org). The Oxford Companion to English Literature. 6th edition. Margaret Drabble, ed. Oxford University Press, 2000. Works of Nuala Ní Dhomhnaill (http://www.irishwriters-online.com/nualanidhomhnaill.html).

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