Charming, funny and erudite - we don't ask much from our Mystery Train passengers, but poet Paula Meehan is all these things, and she has fantastic taste in music, to boot.

Listen: Paula Meehan boards the Mystery Train

Sure enough, the lyric is key for Paula so there's music from Bob Dylan, Leonard Cohen and Joni Mitchell, along with a couple of musical curveballs.

Tune into Mystery Train, Sunday to Thursday, 7 - 9pm on RTÉ lyric fm - and listen back here.