Nuala Ní Dhomhnaill was born in Lancashire in 1952, of Irish parents, and was brought up in the Dingle Gaeltacht and in Nenagh, Co Tipperary.
Her collections include An Dealg Droighin (Cork, Mercier Press 1981); Féar Suaithinseach (Baile Átha Cliath, An Sagart, 1984); Rogha Dánta/Selected Poems ([translated by Michael Hartnett] Dublin, Raven Arts Press, 1986); Phaoroh’s Daughter ([with translations by thirteen authors] Loughcrew, The Gallery Press, 1990), Feis (An Sagart, 1991); The Astrakhan Cloak ([with translations by Paul Muldoon] The Gallery Press, 1992); The Water Horse ([with translations by Medbh McGuckian and Eiléan Ní Chuilleanáin] The Gallery Press, 1999/Wake Forest University Press, 2000); Cead Aighnis (An Sagart, 2001); and The Fifty Minute Mermaid ([with translations by Paul Muldoon] The Gallery Press, 2007).
She has written plays for children including Jimín and An Ollphiast Ghrána, and has edited The Incredible Hides in Every House: A Collection of Short Stories and Poetry in Aid of Habitat for Humanity (Dublin, The Irish Writers’ Centre, 2005).
Her prose includes Selected Essays (Dublin, New Island Books, 2005).
Her awards include Duais Sheáin Uí Ríordáin (1982, 1984, 1990); Gradam an Oireachtas (1984); Duais Na Chomhairle Ealaíne um Filíochta (1985, 1988); The Irish American Foundation Award (1988); American Ireland Fund Literature Prize (1991).
She is a member of Aosdána, and lives in Co Dublin.
Nuala Ní Dhomhnaill at the Gallery Press
Nuala Ní Dhomhnaill at Munster Lit.
Nuala Ní Dhomhnaill at The National Library of Ireland
Nuala Ni Dhomhnaill: Poetry Reading
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