An interview with Ireland Professor of Poetry Paula Meehan, given to Near FM in advance of the Lingo Festival 2015. Paula discusses her thoughts on the emergence of the festival and the importance of poetry in all its forms. Interview conducted by Paul Loughran.
For more on Stephen James Smith visit http://irelandchairofpoetry.org/current-professor/
For more on Lingo visit www.lingofestival.com
This audio was originally produced and broadcast live by Near FM with the support of the Broadcasting Authority of Ireland Sound and Vision scheme. Thanks to all the staff in The Workman’s Club in Dublin for assisting us with our broadcast