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Poem of the Week #8 – Saint Kevin and The Blackbird by Seamus Heaney

Seamus Heaney Poem of the Week #7, to commemorate Heaney’s first collection published ‘Death of a Naturalist’ , is Saint Kevin and The Blackbird read by Frank O’Connor. Poem of the week is produced and presented by Morgan O’Reilly and Near ...

Poem of the Week #7 – Danny Murphy by James Stephens

James Stephens Poem of the Week #7, to commemorate Bealtaine Festival, is Danny Murphy by James Stephens and read by Siobhan Farrelly. Poem of the week is produced and presented by Morgan O’Reilly and Near FM. Poem of the Week is made with the support ...

Poem of the Week #6 – Marina by T.S. Eliot

The writer and poet Mairide Woods Poem of the Week #6, to commemorate the sinking of the Lusitania, is Marina by T.S. Eliot and read by Mairide Woods. Poem of the week is produced and presented by Morgan O’Reilly and Near FM. Poem of the Week is made ...

Poem of the Week #5 – Film to video by Paul Murray

Poem of the Week #5, to commemorate May Day,  is Film to video by Paul Murray and read by the his son Ciaran Murray. Poem of the week is produced and presented by Morgan O’Reilly and Near FM. Poem of the Week is made with the support of the Broadcasting ...

Poem of the Week #4 – For what dies the sons of Roisin by Luke Kelly

Luke Kelly Poem of the Week #4, to commemorate Easter Week,  is For what dies the sons of Roisin by Luke Kelly and read by Brendan Murran. Produced and presented by Morgan O’Reilly and Near FM. Poem of the Week is made with the support of the Broadcasting ...

Poem of the Week #3 – Easter 1916 by W.B. Yeats

W.B. Yeats Poem of the Week #3, to commemorate Easter Week,  is Easter 1916 by W.B. Yeats and read by Ray Kennedy. Produced and presented by Morgan O’Reilly and Near FM. Poem of the Week is made with the support of the Broadcasting Authority of Ireland ...

Poem of the Week #2 – Digging by Seamus Heaney

Seamus Heaney Poem of the Week #2 to commemorate the Good Friday agreement,  is Digging by Seamus Heaney and read by ER Murray. Produced and presented by Morgan O’Reilly and Near FM. Poem of the Week is made with the support of the Broadcasting Authority ...

Poem of the Week #1 – Anyone lived in a pretty how town by E.E. Cummings

Programme 1, to commemorate Aprils Fools day,  is Anyone lived in a pretty how town by E.E. Cummings and read by Dublin based poet Kate Dempsey. Produced and presented by Morgan O’Reilly with support of Near FM. Poem of the Week is made with the ...