Via Sunday Miscellany on RTÉ Radio 1: Gerald Dawe on "speaking Belfast" with his fellow poet Derek Mahon, who passed away last week - listen above.

"Poetry meant the world to Derek Mahon. What he couldn't stand was the poetry 'business’. He had a deep unease with notions of ‘ego’ and the promotion of one’s self in the place of an understanding of the value of the poem..." 

Sunday Miscellany, Sundays from 9.10 am on RTÉ Radio 1 – listen back here.