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Poem of the Week # 20 Wounds by Michael Longley

Poem of the Week # 20 is Wounds by Michael Longley and read by Brian McDonagh.     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 ...

Poem of the Week # 19 I Hope To Dream More by Kevin Bateman

Poem of the Week # 19 is I Hope To Dream More by and read by Kevin Bateman.   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 ...

Poem of the Week # 18 Twenty Golden Years Ago by James Clarence Mangan

Poem of the Week # 18 is Twenty Golden Years Ago by James Clarence Mangan read by Kenneth Nolan.   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 # 17 – Liffey Swim by Jessica Traynor

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 ...

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 #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 ...