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    RTÉ A POEM FOR IRELAND
    The Best-Loved Irish Poem of the Last 100 Years
    www.rte.ie/apoemforireland

    What is your most-loved Irish poem of the last century? RTÉ A Poem for Ireland is a major new RTÉ campaign which aims to get the public talking about the poems they feel are the most-loved Irish poems of the past 100 years.

    In this era of centenaries, RTÉ looks back at the Irish poems and poets of the past 100 years and asks the public to help us identify the Irish poems of the past century that we love the most. Whether it’s a poem you studied at school and loved; one that stood out for you at a wedding or funeral, a poem you came across at an important moment in your life, or one your father or mother used to recite; whether it’s a love poem, a political poem, a poem about nature, life, loss, emigration, and whether it’s in Irish or in English, it doesn’t matter. As long as it’s an Irish poem, published in the last century, and you love it, then tell us, and tell us why you love it.

    The campaign will be spearheaded by The Works, RTÉ One’s flagship arts show, and RTÉ Radio 1’s The John Murray Show in partnership with Poetry Ireland and An Post.

     

    The John Murray Show Monday 19 November 2012

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    Operation Transformation First Leader reveal

    This morning on the John Murray Show the first Leader for Operation Transformation www.rte.ie/ot will be revealed. John met 19 finalists on our show at Sportslink in Santry last week & Kathryn Thomas is on the line to John as she prepares to surprise one of the finalists later in the programme.

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    Detective Eoin Colbert & Detective Brian Dromney

    In studio with John are two members of An Garda Siochana, Detective Eoin Colbert & Detective Brian Dromey, who have been recently awarded Scott Medals for Bravery at a ceremony in the Garda College, Templemore.

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