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    Winner of A Poem For Ireland

    Abie Philbin Bowman reports from the ceremony today to announce the winner of A Poem For Ireland/Ireland’s Best-Loved Poem

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    The Water Stealer

    The Water Stealer is the latest collection of poetry by Maurice Riordan. He joins Seán on air from London and reads some of his poems. 

    The Water Stealer is published by Faber and Faber and is widely available.

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    Martin Dyar, poet

    Martin Dyar reads his poem “The Group Scheme” from his first collection “Maiden Names” (published by Arlen House)

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    Martina Evans, poet

    Martina Evans read her poem "The Prompt", from her latest collection "Burnfort, Las Vegas" (published by Anvil Press)

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    Celia de Fréine, poet

    Celia de Fréine talks about and reads from her 2014 collection “Blood Debts” written about her personal experience of the Hepatitis C blood scandal  (published by Scotus Press)   

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    Sam Riviere, poet

    Sam Riviere talks about his latest collection “Kim Kardashian’s Marriage” (published by Faber Poetry)

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    Celia de Fréine, poet

    Celia de Fréine reads the poem “Word Search” from her latest collection “A Lesson In Can’t" (published by Scotus Press)

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    Dave Lordan poetry

    Dave Lordan reads the poem "Return Of The Earl" from his latest collection "Lost Tribe of the Wicklow Mountains" (published by Salmon Poetry)

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    Official website:  http://davelordanwriter.com/ 

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    Celia de Fréine, poet

    Celia de Fréine talks about her latest collection of poetry “A Lesson in Can’t”, inspired by the time she spent teaching travellers (published by Scotus Press)

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