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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 Tuesday 29 January 2013

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    James Murphy & Laura-Jayne Halton

    Well the story gets better for fashion designer Laura-Jayne Halton who has designed a dress for Fodhla Cronin O'Reilly to wear at the Oscars. This morning we have James Reilly, CEO of Lifes2Good with a surprise for Laura-Jayne who also is on the line to John.

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    Cat Conundrum

    Yesterday we played a clip of a man with a problem & asked our listeners what would they do? Joining John on the line is Helen McGowan, from Wicklow & Sean, the man with the cat conundrum.

    Left to right are, Edi, Pep, Henri, Maya, Chispa, Suzi, Sam and Chui

    Ranging in age from 12/13 years to 5 months - all rescues :-)

     

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