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    "The Heart of Everything" by Henrietta McKervey

    Henrietta McKervey chats about her latest novel “The Heart of Everything”,  the story of a mother who disappears after learning she has early-stage dementia and whose disappearance forces her three grown children to come together in their search for their missing mother (published by Hachette Books Ireland)

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    "Children's Children" by Jan Carson

    Jan Carson talks about her debut collection of short stories “Children’s Children”, set in post-conflict Northern Ireland and exploring the role of the family within a society (published by Liberties Press)

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    "Vertigo" by Joanna Walsh

    Joanna Walsh talks about her latest collection of short stories “Vertigo”, a glimpse into the lives of various women (published by Tramp Press)

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    "Doing The Past" by Paula Meehan

    Paula Meehan reads her poem ‘Doing The Past’ which features in the new special-edition book “16”, an anthology of poetry and art from the past and the present inspired by the 1916 Rising (published by Stoney Road Press with An Post and Poetry Ireland)

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    "Exposure" by Helen Dunmore

    Helen Dunmore talks about her latest novel “Exposure”, a story of an English family torn apart during the Cold War of the 1960’s when the father is arrested as a spy (published by Hutchinson)

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    "Aeneid Book VI", by Seamus Heaney

    Matthew Hollis, Seamus Heaney’s editor at Faber; before his death Seamus Heaney had completed a translation of Book VI of Virgil's "Aeneid (Aeneas travels to the underworld to meet the spirit of his father); it has now been published by Faber

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