RTÉ Radio 1 Drama On One

The Venice Suite

A Voyage Through Loss by Dermot Bolger

Christmas may be Calvary for many folk whose loss of a loved one can be particularly present to them during this festive season. Accordingly, Drama on One devotes the last Sunday of the calendar year to the recitation by the distinguished Abbey actor John Kavanagh of a recent requiem for one such missed and missing person. The Venice Suite; A Voyage Through Loss by Dermot Bolger In Memory of Bernie, 3rd July 1958-26th May 2010.

Read for us, on the threshing floor of the old year and the dim threshold of a new one by John Kavanagh.

The poem was recorded by Mark McGrath

The programme was produced by Aidan Mathews

Series Producer is Kevin Reynolds