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Pat Boran, Building the Ark book cover
Building the Ark. Orange Crate Books, 2022
Pat Boran, The Statues of Emo Court cover
The Statues of Emo Court. Orange Crate Books, 2021
Then Again. Dedalus Press, 2019
A Man Is Only As Good. Orange Crate Books, 2017
Waveforms: Bull Island Haiku. Orange Crate Books, 2015
The Next Life. Dedalus Press. 2012
New and Selected Poems. Dedalus Press, 2007
As the Hand, the Glove. Dedalus Press. 2001
The Shape of Water. Dedalus Press, 1996
Familiar Things. Dedalus Press, 1993
The Unwound Clock. Dedalus Press, 1990


The Invisible Prison. New edition. Dedalus Press, 2018
How to start writing, The Portable Creative Writing Workshop. Dedalus Press, 2013
The Portable Creative Writing Workshop. Dedalus Press, 2013
A Short History of Dublin. Mercier Press, 2000
All the Way from China. Poolbeg. 1999

Books in translation

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Pat Boran, Then Again, Greek book cover
Then Again, Greek edition. Vakxikon Publications, 2021.
D'altro canto. Italian version of Then Again. Trans Chiara De Luca. Edizioni Kolibris, 2020
Un'infanzia irlandese. Italian edition of The Invisible Prison. Trans Chiara De Luca. Edizioni Kolibris, 2019
O sussurro da corda. Selected Poems. Trans. Francisco José Craveiro de Carvalho. Edições Eufeme, Portugal, 2018
Natura morta con carote. Selected Poems 1990–2007. Trans Chiara De Luca. Italy. Edizioni Kolibris
La prossima vita (The Next Life). Poems. Trans Chiara De Luca. Italy. Edizioni Kolibris
Il Jukebox Castlecomer. Poems. Italy. Trans Manuela Giabardo. Edizioni del Leone, 2009
Come La Mano Il Guanto. Italy. Trans. Lara Ferrini. Raffaelli Editore. 2006
Answering Machine, Selected Poems. Trans. Magdalena Horvat. Blesok, Macedonia, 2012
Válogattot versek (Selected Poems). Trans. Thomas Kabdebo. CET, Budapest, 2006
Fotnoter Till Lokalhistorien. Sweden. Trans. Lasse Söderberg. Private edition.

Selected Anthologies (as editor)

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The Word Ark: A Pocket Book of Animal Poems. Dedalus Press, 2020
Writing Home: The 'New Irish' Poets
Writing Home: The New Irish Poets. Co-editor Chiamaka Enyi Amadi. Dedalus Press, 2018
The Deep Heart's Core: Irish Poets Revisit a Touchstone Poem. Co-editor Eugene OConnell. Dedalus Press (2017)
If Ever You Go
If Ever You Go: A Map of Dublin in Poetry and Song. Co-editor Gerard Smyth. Dedalus Press, 2014
Shine On. Irish Writers supporting those affected by mental ill health. Dedalus Press, 2011
The Bee-Loud Glade: A Living anthology of Irish Poetry. With Audio CD by Crazy Dog Audio Theatre, 2011