Icarus (magazine)

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Icarus
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Frequency Three issues per academic year
First issue 1950
Country Ireland
Language English
Website Icarus Online


Icarus is a student literary magazine based in Trinity College, Dublin. It publishes three issues per academic year and accepts submissions of poetry, prose and drama from students, staff and alumni of Dublin University. It was founded in 1950 by Cecil Jenkins, and has been published with regularity three times a year ever since. Former editors include Rudi Holzapfel, Brendan Kennelly, Derek Mahon, Michael Longley, Iain Sinclair, David Norris, John Haffenden, Maurice Scully, Sebastian Barry, Eiléan Ní Chuilleanáin, David Wheatley, and Selina Guinness.

  • Not to be confused with Icarus, the magazine of gay speculative fiction.

Notable contributors[edit]

Notable contributors have included John Montague, Seamus Heaney, Paul Durcan, Louis MacNeice, Matthew Sweeney, E. A. Markham, Donald Davie, Dermot Bolger, John F. Deane, Thomas Kinsella, W. R. Rodgers, Frank O’Connor, Edward Lucie-Smith, Eavan Boland, Seamus Deane, Gerald Dawe, Caitriona O'Reilly, Sinéad Morrissey, Justin Quinn, Thom Gunn, Colm Tóibín, Vona Groarke, Brian Keenan, Eilis Ni Dhuibhne, Desmond Hogan, Monk Gibbon, Arland Ussher.

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