Thomas Kinsella reads from his poem 'Nightwalker'.

Poet Thomas Kinsella was interviewed by Augustine Martin for the series Writer in Profile. During the programme he read from a section from his long poem 'Nightwalker' which Thomas Kinsella says describes, the ideal or typical civil servant setting out to work in the late Fifties.

Together we develop our community on clear principles with no fixed ideas

This episode of 'Writer in Profile' was broadcast 20 September 1976. The presenter is Augustine Martin.