• Rachael Hegarty

    Rachael Hegarty is a prize winning poet, educator and broadcaster

  • Rachael Hegarty

    Rachael Hegarty is a prize winning poet, educator and broadcaster

Books by Rachael Hegarty
Rachael Hegarty - Dancing with Memory - book cover

Dancing with Memory

“Rachael Hegarty’s Dancing with Memory is a unique suite of poems – and of dances – where a parent’s dissipating memories are renewed and recoloured in vivid, tender and honest verses that span a lifetime. Shot through with love, these poems not only recreate memories slipping away from a mother afflicted by dementia, but grow into a social portrait of Irish working class life over the past century through a mosaic...

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Rachael Hegarty Flight Paths Over Fing;as Book Cover

Flight Paths Over Finglas

** Winner of the 2018 Shine/Strong Poetry Award ** This powerful debut collection takes us back to ‘the hatchling, nestling, fledgling grounds’ of Finglas where Rachael Hegarty was born and reared. Portrait of a working class community, portrait of a dispossessed and politically betrayed community, portrait of a self-reliant, proud, and supportive community — ultimately it is a portrait made with love an...

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Rachael Hegarty May Day 1974 Book Cover

May Day 1974

Rachael Hegarty’s May Day 1974 is an act of remembrance and reclamation. It not only commemorates each innocent victim of those bombings but restores a sense of their unique individuality; a deeper understanding of the lives they were leading and the stolen lives they might have led; the dreams they possessed and the dreams they were denied the chance to ever see realised. It is richly humane, sobering and profoundly movin...

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