A Sea of Bluebells by Maura O'Grady
Maura O'Grady is a native of Carracastle, Co. Mayo. She has lived in Dublin for many years. The spirit of both places influences her writing and her painting, thus bringing her to write "A Sea of Bluebells". Her poetry has been anthologised worldwide in Australia, India, Canada, USA, England, Scotland and Ireland.
She is also a book illustrator, closest to her heart is Eire le hAisling by Sorcha Gilroy - a translation of the poetry of Yeats into Irish. When she worked for the American Photographic Corporation in the 1950's her paintings were exhibited at the Burr Gallery, New York City. In Ireland, her work has been shown in the People's Art Hall, Powerscourt Townhouse Centre, The Guinness Hopstore, Bank of Ireland Baggot Street, Taylor's Guide Hall and Merrion Square. One of her paintings was presented to President Mary Robinson,
She is a long-time member of Rathmines Writers.
Dimensions: W 150mm, H 210 mm, D 5mm