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Poetic Lives Part Six

Ozgecan Kesici was born and raised in Munich, Germany, and has being living in Dublin for three years now. She came to Ireland to pursue a PhD in sociology, which looks at national identities. Her poetry deals with the history of migration, which has ...

Poetic Lives Part Five

Joseph Horgan was born and raised in England of Irish parents. Returned and living in Ireland since 1999. He is a previous winner of the Patrick Kavanagh Award and has been shortlisted for a Hennessy Award. He is the author of two collections of poetry ...

Poetic Lives Part Four

The fourth programme is about Nithy Kasa a law student at Griffith College Dublin born in the Democratic Republic of Congo but has lived in Ireland for 10 years. She started writing poetry at school, with her first poem “Teacher” published ...

Poetic Lives Part Three

The third programme in our series will feature the life of Nita Mishra originally from India, currently enrolled as a PhD student at University College Cork and is the current recipient of the “Strategic Research Fund Studentship” She is working on ...

Poetic Lives Part Two

Programme 2 of Poetic Lives tells the story of Dr. Theophilus Ejorh originally from Nigeria but now a naturalized Irish citizen and a PhD holder in Sociology from University College Dublin. Who worked as a newspaper reporter in Nigeria and has published ...

Poetic Lives

Poetic Lives is a 6 part series that follows the lives of 6 migrant poets not born in Ireland but now living and producing their art in Ireland, each poet will express their different experiences through the medium of poetry. The first programme is ...