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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 24 February 2014

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    Operation Transformation Leaders

    The leaders of Operation Transformation passed the finish line with the final episode of OT being aired latter this week. Last night the six leaders walked the catwalk in Dublin, but today Sarah Campbell, Siobhan Mc Killen, Jennifer Bonus, Paudie O'Mahoney, Marc Gibbs & Deirdre O'Donovan joined John in our Dublin studio.

     

    The Operation Transformation Leaders pictured with John in studio.

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    Operation Transformation Family Members

    Operation Transformation has been a big ask and task of all the contestants, but even more so for their family members, Tara, Mark, Sally, Ger, John & Fiona spoke to John about what life was like when the cameras were switched off.

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    • Title: Marc Gibbs
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      Performer(s): The Wonder Of You
      Performer(s): The Wonder Of You
      Duration: 2:30

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