Welcome to Rosemary Canavan’s page on podcasts.ie, here we have included some unique audio recordings for you to listen to.

Rosemary Canavan was born in Scotland, brought up in Co. Antrim and now lives in County Cork.  She has published two collections of poetry, ‘The Island’, shortlisted for the Vincent Buckley Poetry Prize (University of Melbourne, Australia) and ‘Trucker’s Moll’ published this year with Salmon Publishing.


Other publications include the children’s books, ‘Catriona and the Golden Bird’ 1999, ‘Catriona’s Fairy Fort’ 1991 both published by An Gúm, Dublin. Her work has been featured in the anthologies, ‘A safe harbour’, a collection of writing by Asylum Seekers, 2005 and ‘Breacadh’, an anthology of Kerry writing, 2002.  Rosemary has undertaken residencies in Cork and Kerry, and was poetry editor of the literary journal Southword.  She has also worked on writing projects with asylum seekers and prisoners. Rosemary has also worked in translation and translated French short stories.

Below you will find an interview with Rosemary about her work and a reading from Rosemary for you to listen to.

Click on play to listen here or download to listen later.

For more details visit Rosemary Canavan’s Website 

Our thanks to The Cork International Airport Hotel for providing excellent facilties for us to make this recording