RTÉ Arena presents a special edition devoted to 'one of the foremost voices in Irish literature', Eavan Boland, who has passed away aged 75, featuring tributes from friends and colleagues - listen above.

Contributors include the poets Eiléan Ní Chuilleanáin, Paul Muldoon and John O'Donnell; journalists Olivia O'Leary and Fintan O'Toole; the writer Sinéad Gleeson; and Maureen Kennelly, director of the Arts Council and former director of Poetry Ireland. 

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