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    Ailbhe Ní Ghearbhuigh and the Merriman Summer School

    Irish-language poet Ailbhe Ní Ghearbhuigh who is one of the guests at the Merriman Summer School in Ennis next week

    Further details:   www.merriman.ie   

    Official website:   http://ailbhenighearbhuigh.com/

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    "The Ringer" by Jane Clarke

    Jane Clarke reads "The Ringer" from her debut poetry collection "The River" (published by Bloodaxe Books)

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    Fred Johnston, poet

    Fred Johnston reads "Vertigo" from his poetry collection "Alligator Days" (published by Revival Press)

    Programme for Dublin Theatre Festival 2015

    Willie White, artistic director of the Dublin Theatre Festival announces the programme for Dublin Theatre Festival 2015

    Full details:  https://dublintheatrefestival.com  

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    "Brave New Voices", international youth poetry slam festival

    Spoken-word poets Melissa Kavanagh, Iobhar Stokes and Neasa McCormack who are representing Ireland in the ‘Brave New Voices’ international youth poetry slam festival taking place next week in Atlanta, Georgia, USA

    Further details:  http://youthspeaks.org/bravenewvoices/  

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    A poetic celebration of WB Yeats

    Today's programme was recorded in conjunction with Arena and Yeats 2015

    a special programme recorded in Sligo to mark the 150th birthday celebration of William Butler Yeats.  Hosted by Theo Dorgan, guests are six women poet laureates - the Chair of Irish Poetry Paula Meehan, Poet Laureate of England Carol Ann Duffy, the National Poet of Wales Gillian Clarke, National Poet of Scotland Liz Lochhead, the London Laureate Aisling Fahey and Northern Irish poet Sinead Morrissey

    (for copyright reasons this item is not available to download as a podcast)

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    'Cat Scan' by Angela Carr

    Angela Carr reads the poem “Cat Scan” from her collection “How To Lose Your Home & Save Your Life” (published by Bradshaw Books)

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