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Gerry Boland


Gerry Boland

13th September at 2.30pm
Cork Central Library (Grand Parade)
Reading with Lane Ashfeldt. Admission: FREE


Gerry Boland is a poet and author. He was born and lived for much of his life in Dublin and moved to north Roscommon in 1999. His first collection of poems, Watching Clouds, was published by Doghouse Books in 2011, and his second, In the Space Between (Arlen House) appeared in 2016. In 2011 and 2012, O’Brien Press published his trilogy, A Rather Remarkable Grizzly Bear, the first of which, Marco Moves In, was nominated for an Irish Book Award. He has written two travel books on his native city, A Pocket Guide to Dublin (1994) and Stroller’s Guide to Dublin (1999), both from Gill & Macmillan. He has also published a collection of poems for the young reader, The Secret Life of Mothers, and his first collection of short stories, The Far Side of Happiness is due out in 2017 by Arlen House. He was Writer-in-Residence for Roscommon County Council in 2013 and again in 2014.



Arlen House

Read work by Gerry Boland in Southword Journal



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