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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 Wednesday 9 April 2014

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    Brooks Timber Products Specialists & Building Materials Competition
     
    Its that time of year when our thoughts turn to the garden & Brooks is the one stop shop when it comes to all your decking & landscape materials so we’d like to help you transform your garden by giving you a € 1,000 voucer for Brooks every day this week.
     
    You can spend it on new fencing, decking & patio materials, they’ve also got Kilsaren Design & Oxigen skips service available at all their branches so they’ve literally everything you’d need to create something special!
     
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    The Word of Breda

    John's next guest is a young Galway woman who is trying her hand at comedy. Breda Larkin, has recently performed her a gig at the Comedy Club in Dublin's International Bar & is hoping to undertake a tour around the country. Breda's website is www.thewordofbreda.com

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    Collecthaloics - Francis van Maele

    Earlier this week we spoke about unusual things people collect & we are joined on the line this morning by Francis Van Maele who lives in Achill to tell us about his collection of paper cups!

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