Ireland

‘Only Connect’ – An Anthology of Poetry Written During the Pandemic

This week on Trasna we feature a new publication by Beir Bua Press, ‘Only Connect,’ an anthology of poetry and prose written during the pandemic and shared weekly with a group of writers on Zoom sessions led by Margaret O’Brien. Featured here is the introduction to ‘Only Connect’ and four…

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Trasna writers in The Lowell Review 2021

The Lowell Review Several writers featured in Trasna (2020) have been included in a new annual publication, The Lowell Review. Copies of The Lowell Review are available for purchase, or online through Richardhowe.com. Below are selections from those Trasna pieces included in the 2021 edition with selections from 2020. We…

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‘A Morning Walk’ from “Intimate City: Dublin Essays” by Peter Sirr

Featured in today’s Irish Times is a collection of essays by prize-winning poet, Peter Sirr: “Intimate City: Dublin Essays.” This week, Trasna is pleased to present ‘A morning walk,’ one of the essays from this brilliant collection.  Sirr’s essays explore Dublin’s past and present; travel its narrow lanes; meditate on…

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