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The power of poetry and plays to help us find courage, solace, and energy is widely acknowledged. In reading poetry we are free to extract our own meanings, and we accept that there is no one right answer. Plays bring to life the stories we tell, encouraging empathy and imagination.

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Philadelphia, Here I Come!

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A Doll's House

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Romeo and Juliet

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HarperCollins is proud to present its new range of best-loved, essential classics.
€3.40

Macbeth

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€3.40

100 Poems

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Seamus Heaney had the idea to form a personal selection of poems from across the entire arc of his writing life, small yet comprehensive enough to serve as an introduction for all comers. But now, finally, the project has been returned to, resulting in an intimate gathering of poems chosen and introduced by the Heaney family.
€14.85

Leonard Cohen Poems

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An anthology that includes such legendary songs as "Suzanne", "Sisters of Mercy", "Bird on the Wire", "Famous Blue Raincoat" and "I'm Your Man" and poems from many collections including "Flowers for Hitler", "Beautiful Losers" and "Death of a Lady's Man".
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Blood Brothers

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Twin brothers are seperated at birth because their mother cannot afford to keep them both. She gives one of them away to wealthy Mrs Lyons and they grow up as friends, in ignorance of their fraternity until the inevitable quarrel unleashes a blood-bath.
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Poetry Pharmacy

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Thousand Mornings

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Pulitzer Prize-winning poet Mary Oliver celebrates morning, in a collection published for the first time in the UK, along with selected backlist.
€12.15

Milk and Honey

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milk and honey is a collection of poetry and prose about survival. About the experience of violence, abuse, love, loss and femininity.
€13.50

New and Selected Poems: v. 1

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€20.25

What Day Is it?

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What day is it? Who gives a f*ck. I teach, I clean, I play, I cook.
€9.95

Medicine & The Same: Two Plays (NHB Modern Plays)

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John Kane sits on a hospital trolley. Very shortly, a giant lobster, two women called Mary, a very old man and a jazz percussionist arrive. Then everything starts.Devastatingly funny and profoundly moving ,Medicine examines how, for decades, we have treated those we call 'mentally ill'.
€14.85

Othello

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The Year's at the Spring: An Anthology of Best-Loved Poems

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A beautiful new publication of a century-old anthology with illustrations by Harry Clarke.
€9.00

Three Dublin Plays: "Shadow of a Gunman", "Juno and the Paycock" and "Plough and the Stars"

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This volume contains the three plays commonly recognized as the height of O'Casey's achievement as a playwright. His tragi-comedy has relevance to the violent politics in the North and the post-nationalist bewilderments in the Republic.
€14.85

Best-loved Yeats: William Butler Yeats

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An illustrated collection of forty of Yeats' best-loved works, on topics including Love, Politics, Old Age, Myth and Legend includes people, places and events that were important to him.
€15.00

By the Bog of Cats

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Set in the mysterious landscape of the bogs of rural Ireland, Carr's lyrical and timeless play tells the story of Hester Swane, an Irish traveller with a deep and unearthly connection to her land.
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Irish Poems

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With its roots in the devotional verse of the early Christian church and the long lyric poems of the Irish bards, Irish poetry has a rich and robust tradition both of engagement and self-reflection. Thematically organized and spanning many centuries, this selection features a section of Gaelic poetry in translation.
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The Hill We Climb, An Inaugural Poem

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Amanda Gorman's powerful and historic poem "The Hill We Climb," read at President Joe Biden's inauguration, now available as a collectible gift edition.
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The Historians

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A new collection from Eavan Boland, a pioneering figure in Irish poetry who has been credited with inspiring a generation. This will be her final collection, following her passing in April 2020.
€14.85

The Sun and her Flowers

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From Rupi Kaur comes her long-awaited second collection of poetry. Illustrated by Kaur, 'The Sun and Her Flowers' is a journey of wilting, falling, rooting, rising and blooming. It is a celebration of love in all its forms.
€17.55

TO STAR THE DARK

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A Midsummer Night's Dream

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Home Body

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Pathogens Love a Patsy: Pandemic & Other Poems

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€12.00

A Woman without a Country

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The poems in this new collection, by arguably the most important living Irish woman poet, seek out the delicate intersections between generation, identity, and the deep losses inflicted by history on those who can bear them least.
€13.45

Death of a Naturalist

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Reissues Seamus Heaney's collection, which on its appearance in 1966 won the Cholmondeley Award, the E C Gregory Award, the Somerset Maugham Award, and the Geoffrey Faber Memorial Prize.
€14.85

Pam Ayres on Animals

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A beautiful collection from much-loved poet Pam Ayres, compiling her best verse dedicated to animals, illustrated by Ellie Snowdon.
€22.95

The Field

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A fascinating play about a man's greed for land.
€8.00

The Humans

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'Matt Haig is a supreme talent and a writer to cherish, and The Humans is undoubtedly his magnum opus' Guardian
€12.15

Averno

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Book of Longing

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Leonard Cohen made his name as a poet before he came to worldwide attention as a singer and songwriter. This collection of his poetry was written in Montreal, Mumbai and during his retirement in Mt Baldy.
€13.50

Cheryl's Destinies

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Collected Poems

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This volume contains all the major lyric poems reflecting the diverse moods and phases of this important and inspiring poet, from He Wishes for the Cloths of Heaven and The Lake Isle of Innisfree to Sailing to Byzantium.
€13.50

Forward Book of Poetry 2021

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Hamlet

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€3.40

Selected Poems

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Thirteenth-century Persian philosopher, mystic, scholar and founder of the order of the Whirling Dervishes, Jelaluddin Rumi was also a poet of transcendental power. His inspirational verse speaks with the universal voice of the human soul and brims with exuberant energy and passion.
€12.15

The Book of Dog Poems

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€17.55

Blue Horses

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Pulitzer Prize-winning poet Mary Oliver celebrates the beauty of nature, in a collection published for the first time in the UK, along with selected backlist.
€12.15