Pol O Muiri
About the book…
Since the publication of his first collection of poetry, Faoi Scáil na Ríona, in 1991, Pól Ó Muirí has emerged as one of the leading writers of his generation. Although not a native speaker of Irish, he writes mainly in that language and has, to date, written poetry, short stories, radio plays, biography and creative fiction for adult learners in Irish.
had two hour-length English-language radio dramas produced by RTÉ Radio 1 and
has produced one volume of English-language poetry, D-Day, translations from his own work with some original material
Cold War is drawn from three Irish-language collections he has written since 2000. In this collection O Muiri continues to explore the themes which have interested him from his earliest beginnings: identity; belonging; culture; violence; language and love.