Ciaran Carson

Ciaran Carson was a northern Irish poet who passed away in 2019. He was the author of several poetry collections, including The Irish for No and First Language: Poems. The latter T.S. Eliot prize. He worked as the Director of the Seamus Heaney Center for Poetry at Queens University in 2003.

Belfast Confetti

Ciaran Carson’s poem ‘Belfast Confetti’ describes how external conflicts influence a speaker’s mind. It speaks on the aftermath of the Troubles in Belfast.

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