One of the founders of the poetry magazine Cyphers, Ní Chuilleanáin was awarded the Patrick Kavanagh Award for her first collection of poetry, published in 1973. Her poems are noted for their use of history, mythology and religion in their themes and their sometimes elusive style. She is the daughter of the writer Eilís Dillon and is married to the poet MacDara Woods.
Original and international in tone and scope, MacDara Woods has also engaged with the local environment of Dublin streets and scenes. Woods was born in 1942 and has been a presence in the Irish poetry scene since the 1970s. With his wife, Eiléan Ní Chuilleanáin and others, he was one of the founders of the poetry magazine Cyphers.
Browse a list of titles by MacDara Woods in the library catalogue.
Browse a list of titles by Eiléan Ní Chuilleanáin in the library catalogue.