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'Coming from an Indian background, it was easy for me to relate to Irish poets'

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THE AWARD-winning Anglo-Indian poet, Daljit Nagra, whose ebullient, sharp-witted poems have made him one of Britain’s most popular and acclaimed poets, reads from his work at the Town Hall Theatre this Saturday, as part of Cúirt.

Arrival on Irish poetry scene of true original

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RACHEL COVENTRY was born in Scotland to an Irish mother, spent her teenage years in Galway attending the Mercy secondary school, and lived for most of the 1990s in north London.

Two women’s poems of experience

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POST-HEANEY, Irish poetry is in desperate need of a 'next big thing'. It should, preferably, be a poet with a haircut sufficiently stylish to allow him/her at least pretend to be young.

See Mise Éire in Clifden

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THE SOUNDTRACK to Mise Éire, Sean Ó Riada's great orchestral achievement, marrying classical and traditional Irish forms, is, especially its main theme, one of the most stirring and powerful works of Irish music, so powerful it is better known than the film.

Five-star meat at Heaney Meats Factory Shop

The Heaney family’s association with master butchery stretches back more than 300 years. Heaney Meats produces only the highest quality meat which has now become synonymous with the Heaney name.

Public talk on Yeats' The Wild Swans at Coole

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WB YEATS The Wild Swans at Coole, published in 1917 and again, in an expanded edition in 1919, is one of his finest collections, containing such enduring works as the title poem, 'An Irish Airman Foresees His Death', 'The Phases of the Moon', and 'Ego Dominus Tuus'.

Poet leaves Enniscorthy to drive around America

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EAMONN WALL has, over the past two decades, written a body of work that has made him one of Ireland’s leading diaspora poets, though he is nothing like as famous as he should be.

Cúirt festival opens next week

The 30th Cúirt International Festival of Literature opens on Wednesday April 22 with an official reception and a poetry reading.

Second collection of Tom Duddy’s poems

THE YEARS, a collection of poetry by the late philosopher and academic Tom Duddy, is to be launched in Galway city this month.

Nuala Ní Conchuir and Gabriel Rosenstock event for Literary Festival

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Athlone Literary Festival is delighted to welcome to the festival writer Nuala Ní Chonchúir. Born in Dublin in 1970, Nuala Ní Chonchúir is a full-time fiction writer and poet, living in Ballinasloe.

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