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Seamus Heaney (1939-2013)

Even if we didn’t know Seamus Heaney, we felt we knew him. Not only for the poems, or the commentary, but for the generosity of his presence. He was a man you’d see regularly at festivals and readings. He made his … Continue reading

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“For This: Poems for Our Ireland” (A session at PN11)

At a Saturday afternoon session of the 2011 Poetry Now Festival in the Pavilion Theatre in Dun Laoghaire, sixteen readers, some of them poets participating in the festival, and some invited notables, were invited to read a poem that reflects … Continue reading

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