Poet, novelist and critic Seamus Deane has died. In his writing and in the formation of Field Day, Deane saw literature and the arts as a way of taking the power back from the discriminating regime that existed in Northern Ireland.

For RTÉ Arena, Tony Roche, Geraldine Meaney, Eamonn McCann, Fintan O' Toole and Gerald Dawe remember Seamus Deane's life and work - listen above.

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