Sinéad Morrissey is Northern Ireland's first Poet Laureate - talking to RTÉ Arena, she reveals how her childhood in Belfast with communist parents shaped her creative outlook. Listen above...

Her new book Found Architecture features selected poems from all six of the acclaimed writer's poetry collections and is published by Carcanet.

RTÉ Arena, live on RTÉ Radio 1, weekdays from 7pm - listen back here.