The Poetry Programme

The Poetry Programme

Saturday at 7.30pm

The Poetry Programme Saturday 14 February 2015

Rick O’Shea explores the diverse and vibrant world of poets and poetry in The Poetry Programme on Saturdays at 7:30 pm.

You can contact the Poetry Programme by emailing poetry@rte.ie, tweeting @PoetryProgRTE, or on our Facebook page www.facebook.com/RTEPoetryProgramme.

You can also listen back to all previous programmes in the Programme Archive (see above right).

The Poetry Programme: For everyone who loves poetry. And those who just don’t know it yet.

A Rockfinch production for RTÉ.

The Poetry Programme is currently off-air. Details of a new series on poetry will be announced in the coming months.

The Poetry Programme

The Poetry Programme

On tonights programme we marked Valentines Day in slightly unconventional fashion with Sarah Clancy, Bruce Guernsey and the first of a new series of essays on poetry as gaeilge from Doireann Ní Ghríofa.

Sarah Clancy mentioned "Oh Rascal Children Of Gaza" by poet Khaled Juma, you can find it here:

http://smpalestine.com/2014/08/24/illustrated-poetry-oh-rascal-children-of-gaza/

For information on Sarah’s collection and to hear her read more of her poems:

http://www.salmonpoetry.com/details.php?ID=345&a=216

 

Find out more about US poet Bruce Guernsey and read a selection of his work here:

http://www.bruceguernsey.com

Read about Ailbhe Ní Ghearbhuigh and her shortlisted poem for ‘A Poem for Ireland’ here:

http://apoemforireland.rte.ie/shortlist/filleadh-ar-an-gcathair/

 

More on the late Pearse Hutchinson here:

http://www.gallerypress.com/authors/g-to-l/pearse-hutchinson/

 

Doireann Ní Ghríofa's website is here:

http://www.doireannnighriofa.com/

 

And you can win the Love poetry anthology, just send a mail to poetry@rte.ie by Tuesday:

http://www.gillmacmillanbooks.ie/general-gift/general-gift/forgotten-beauty

About The Show

Rick O’Shea explores the diverse and vibrant world of poets and poetry. A Rockfinch production for RTÉ.

Music Played on the Show

You Are Here Four Tet Remix

You Are Here Four Tet Remix

Nathan Paul Fake/Four Tet

0:04

My Luve Is Like A Red Red Rose

My Luve Is Like A Red Red Rose

Only Men Aloud/Bbc National Orchestra Of Wales/Cond Tim Rhys-Evans

0:44

My Love Is Like A Red Red Rose

My Love Is Like A Red Red Rose

Finbar Furey

0:40

My Love Is Like A Red Red Rose

My Love Is Like A Red Red Rose

Eddi Reader

1:07

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Post: Rick O'Shea, The Poetry Programme, RTE, Donnybrook, Dublin 4.

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