Rosita Boland

Life
1965- ; b. Co. Clare, ed. TCD; widely travelled in middle and far east; author of 'hitching' guides; Irish Times features writer; has lived in Australia, London and Dublin, where she now resides; issued Muscle Greek (1991); Sea Legs: Hitch-Hiking Around the Coast of Ireland (1992), and poetry collections; issued A Secret Map of Ireland (2005), featuring gems and curiosities of the island.

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Works
Poetry, Muscle Creek (Dublin: Raven Arts Press 1991), 64pp.; Dissecting the Heart (Oldcastle: Gallery Press 2003), 48pp. Also, ed., Raven Introductions, Pt. 4 ( Dublin: Raven Arts 1986), 112pp. [with Greg Delanty, et al.]

Travel, Sea Legs: Hitch-hiking the Irish Coast Alone (Dublin: New Island Books 1992), 271pp.; A Secret Map of Ireland (Dublin: New Island 2005), 280pp. [32 chaps.].

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References
Katie Donovan, A. N. Jeffares & Brendan Kennelly, eds., Ireland’s Women (Dublin: Gill & Macmillan 1994), contains extracts.

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