Geraldine Clinton Little
Geraldine Clinton Little (September 20, 1923 – March 7, 1997) was a poet born in Northern Ireland. Emigrating to the United States with her family at age 2, she spent her life in the United Sta...
Hymns to the Silence (book)
Hymns to the Silence: Inside the Words and Music of Van Morrison is a book published via Continuum Books in June 2010, written by English academic Peter Mills. The book is the first full-length study ...
James Orr (poet)
James Orr (1770 – 24 April 1816) was a poet or rhyming weaver from Ulster also known as the Bard of Ballycarry, who wrote in English and Ulster Scots. He was the foremost of the Ulster Weaver Poets, a...
Gerard McKeown
Gerard McKeown (born 1980) is a writer from Ballymena, Northern Ireland. A graduate of Cumbria Institute of the Arts, he is best known for his performance poetry, which draws as much from disciplines ...
Louis MacNeice
Frederick Louis MacNeice CBE (12 September 1907 – 3 September 1963) was an Irish poet and playwright. He was part of the generation of "thirties poets" that included W. H. Auden, Stephen Spender and ...
Colette Bryce
Colette Bryce (born 1970) is a critically acclaimed poet from Derry, Northern Ireland.Bryce lived in London until 2002 when she moved to Scotland. She moved to the North East of England in 2005. Bryc...
Nick Laird
Nicholas "Nick" Laird (born 1975) is a Northern Irish novelist and poet.
He studied at Sidney Sussex College, Cambridge, where he attained a first in English, and won the "Arthur Quiller-Couch Awa...
North (poetry)
North (1975) is a collection of poems written by Seamus Heaney, who received the 1995 Nobel Prize in Literature. It was the first of his works that directly dealt with the Troubles in Northern Ireland...
James Hunter (singer)
James Hunter (born 2 October 1962, Colchester, Essex) is a Grammy Award-nominated English R&B musician and soul singer.
Hunter's career began with a band called "Howlin' Wilf and the Vee-Jays,...
Mairtín Crawford
Mairtín Crawford (November 1967 – 11 January 2004) was a poet and journalist who was born and educated in Belfast, Northern Ireland. He co-founded and edited the Big Spoon literary arts magazine in th...
Sinéad Morrissey
Sinéad Morrissey (born on 24 April 1972 in Portadown, County Armagh) is an Irish poet. In January 2014 she won the T. S. Eliot Prize for her fifth collection Parallax.
Raised in Belfast, she was e...
The Belfast Group
The Belfast Group was a poets' workshop which was organized by Philip Hobsbaum when he moved to Belfast in October 1963 to lecture in English at Queen's University.As with Hobsbaum's earlier discussio...
Paul Muldoon
Paul Muldoon (born 20 June 1951) is an Irish poet. He has published over thirty collections and won a Pulitzer Prize for Poetry and the T. S. Eliot Prize. He held the post of Oxford Professor of Poetr...
Candy Dulfer
Candy Dulfer (born 19 September 1969) is a Dutch smooth jazz and funk alto saxophonist who began playing at the age of six. She founded her band, Funky Stuff, when she was fourteen years old. Her debu...
Weaver Poets
Weaver Poets, Rhyming Weaver Poets and Ulster Weaver Poets were a collective group of poets belonging to an artistic movement who were both influenced by and contemporaries of Robert Burns and the Rom...
Andrew Jamison
Andrew Jamison (born 1986) is a Northern Irish poet and teacher. His first collection of poetry, Happy Hour, was published by Gallery Press in July 2012. He was educated at Down High School before stu...
The Chieftains
The Chieftains are a traditional Irish band formed in Dublin in November 1962, by Paddy Moloney, Sean Potts and Michael Tubridy. The band had their first rehearsals at Moloney's house, with Tubridy, M...
Robert Greacen
Robert Greacen (24 October 1920 – 13 April 2008) was an Irish poet and member of Aosdána. Born in Derry, Ireland, on 24 October 1920, he was educated at Methodist College Belfast and Trinity College D...
Medbh McGuckian
Medbh McGuckian (born as Maeve McCaughan on 12 August 1950) is a poet from Northern Ireland.
She was born the third of six children as Maeve McCaughan to Hugh and Margaret McCaughan in North Belfa...
Paul Murray (poet)
Paul Brendan Murray, O.P., S.T.M.(born 26 November 1947), is an Irish Dominican priest of the Catholic Church, poet, writer, and professor. Murray was born at Newcastle, County Down, in the North of I...
Padraic Fiacc
Padraic Fiacc (born 1924 in Belfast, Northern Ireland) is an Irish poet, and member of Aosdána, the exclusive Irish Arts Academy.
He was born Patrick Joseph O'Connor in Belfast on 15 April 1924 to...
Tom Paulin
Thomas Neilson Paulin (born 25 January 1949 in Leeds, England) is a Northern Irish poet and critic of film, music and literature. He lives in England, where he is the GM Young Lecturer in English Lite...