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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 30 June 2014

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    The Family Project - Yvonne Keating

    A new tv series called the Family Project will be shown tonight on RTE One at 7.30pm. Tonight features John's next guest Yvonne Keating. Yvonne describes herself as a domestic engineer or a very busy single mum & tells us about the idea behind the tv programme.

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    Fresh Poems - Poet Busker

    John met with a busker with a difference when he went out on a sunny day in Grafton Street last week. He met with poet Stephen Clare, who would write a personalised poem for people on request.

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    Music Played on the Show

    • Title: On My Own
      Performer(s): Cast Of Glee
      Performer(s): Cast Of Glee
      Duration: 3:22
    • Title: If I Can't Have You
      Composer: N
      Performer(s): Michelle Lehane
      Performer(s): Michelle Lehane
      Duration: 3:00
    • Title: Fly Fly Away
      Composer: N
      Performer(s): Aoife Kilbane
      Performer(s): Aoife Kilbane
      Duration: 3:00

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