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Poem of the Week # 17 – Liffey Swim by Jessica Traynor

Poem of the Week # 17 is Liffey Swim by and read by Jessica Traynor.   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 Authority of Ireland with the television ...

Poem of the Week # 16 Annie by Guillaume Apollinaire

Poem of the Week # 16 is Annie by Guillaume Apollinaire, read by Aoife Brennan and Alan Jude Moore.   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 Authority ...

Poem of the Week # 15 The YCV’s and the Ulster Division by John Hewitt

Poem of the Week # 15 is The YCV’s and the Ulster Division by John Hewitt, read by Gerry Dawe.   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 # 14 The Second Coming by William Butler Yeats

Poem of the Week # 14 is The Second Coming by William Butler Yeats, read by Theophilus Ejorh. 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 Authority of ...

Poem of the Week #13 – My father perceived as a vision of saint Francis by Paula Meehan

                           Paula Meehan Poem of the Week # 13 is My father perceived as a vision of saint Francis by Paula Meehan, read by Debbie Hutchinson. Poem of the Week is produced and presented by Morgan O’Reilly and Near FM. Poem ...

Poem of the Week #12 – Notturno (Night) by Tin Ujevic

                   Tin Ujevic Poem of the Week # 12 is Notturno (Night) by Tin Ujevic read by Lidija Radacic. 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 # 11 Lover by Vincente Aleixandre

  Poem of the Week # 11 is Lover by Vincente Aleixandre read by Sally Galiana. The poem is a vivid and physical description of love. Poem of the Week is produced and presented by Morgan O’Reilly and Near FM. Poem of the Week is made with the ...

Poem of the Week #10 – Grief for Dead Soldiers by Ted Hughes

Poem of the Week #10  is Grief for Dead Soldiers by Ted Hughes and read by Daniel Wade. The poem  commemorates the D-Day landings in Normandy on June 6th 1944. Poem of the week is produced and presented by Morgan O’Reilly and Near FM. Poem of the ...

Poem of the Week #9 – by Catherine Ann Cullen

Poem of the Week #9  is a poem penned especially to commemorate World Hunger Day. This is ‘The Earth does not starve us’ written and read by Catherine Ann Cullen. Poem of the week is produced and presented by Morgan O’Reilly and Near ...

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 ...