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    Poet Leanne O'Sullivan

    Poet Leanne O'Sullivan on her new collection 'The Mining Road' which is Published by Bloodaxe Books.

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    Melissa Kavanagh

    RTE Junior was launched on Monday April 15th and young adults have been a feature of the radio schedule across the week. 17-year-old Poet and Writer Melissa Kavanagh joins Seán Rocks and reads her poems 'Sellout', 'Gorgeous' and 'Freedom is Fashionably Late'. www.rte.ie for more information.

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    Poet Máighréad Medbh

    'Savage Solitude, Reflections of a Reluctant Loner' is the title of a book from poet Máighréad Medbh. The author describes it as 'a walk in the mind of someone who's alone'. The Publishers are Dedalus Press. Máighréad Medbh joins Seán Rocks.

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    Tom Macintyre

    Tom MacIntyre on his poetry collection 'Poppy's Leavetaking' - the Publishers are New Island.

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    Stag's Leap

    Sharon Olds became the first woman to win the TS Eliot prize for poetry. Her collection is called Stag's Leap and we asked Nuala Ní Chonchúir to read it

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    Poetry - Dermot Bolger

    Dermot Bolger reads 'The Empty Car' from his latest poetry collection 'The Venice Suite. The book is available to buy online at www.newisland.ie.

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    Poetry - Elaine Feeney

    Elaine Feeney performs 'The Polish Have Caused a Crash' from the Poetry CD 'Cinderella Backwards'. The CD can be bought online at www.poetrygirls.com.

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    Poetry - Elaine Feeney

    Elaine Feeney reads her poem 'The Radio was Gospel' from the CD 'Cinderella Backwards' from Salmon Poetry.

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    Barack Obama Inauguration

    Hispanic Poet Richard Blanco reads the opening section of 'One Today' at the inauguration of Barack Obama in Washington.

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    Poet Dermot Bolger

    Dermot Bolger reads 'Little X's for Eyes' from his latest collection 'The Venice Suite'. The collection is available to buy online at www.newisland.ie.

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