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15 memories every Irish person has of the Feis
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15 memories every Irish person has of the Feis

Aug 11th 2016, 9:30 PM 4,768 Views 0 Comments

Pick your poison: poems, music, or Irish dancing. We all had one.

Every Leaving Cert has the same prayer about tomorrow's English Paper II
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# Come On Eilean

Every Leaving Cert has the same prayer about tomorrow's English Paper II

Jun 3rd 2015, 10:23 AM 8,602 Views 2 Comments

PLEASE PLEASE PLEASE PLEASE PLEASE….

These are Ireland's 10 favourite poems
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These are Ireland's 10 favourite poems

Jan 30th 2015, 9:00 PM 56,899 Views 115 Comments

And we still have to choose the best one of them…

Rick O'Shea: I'm fronting RTE's new poetry show but I'm no expert
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Rick O'Shea: I'm fronting RTE's new poetry show but I'm no expert

Jan 12th 2015, 3:00 PM 7,058 Views 21 Comments

The DJ wants to share his passion for poetry with the masses.

7 reasonable reactions to Seamus Heaney's WTF appearance on English Paper I
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# Digging

7 reasonable reactions to Seamus Heaney's WTF appearance on English Paper I

Jun 5th 2014, 8:04 AM 6,165 Views 3 Comments

Oh, Seamus, we weren’t expecting you.

A bored Sainsbury's baker hid angry poems in packs of biscuits
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# TheBoredBaker

A bored Sainsbury's baker hid angry poems in packs of biscuits

May 24th 2014, 1:45 PM 4,307 Views 1 Comment

“Seven pound an hour/ Is the price of my labour/ Loyalty costs more.”

Unpublished Heaney poems feature in new anthology
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Unpublished Heaney poems feature in new anthology

Mar 26th 2014, 1:03 PM 4,028 Views 2 Comments

The book features poetry and song lyrics about Dublin, but it’s not just for poetry buffs.

Independent TD to publish book of poetry later this month
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Independent TD to publish book of poetry later this month

Sep 2nd 2013, 6:31 AM 3,440 Views 9 Comments

John Halligan said the poems will be based on his life in politics.

Share your favourite Seamus Heaney poetry and school memories
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# RIP

Share your favourite Seamus Heaney poetry and school memories

Aug 30th 2013, 10:54 PM 29,044 Views 91 Comments

“Between my finger and my thumb…”

6 poets to stir up some secondary school memories
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# PAPER 2 MEMORIES

6 poets to stir up some secondary school memories

Mar 21st 2013, 6:00 PM 12,483 Views 32 Comments

Today is World Poetry Day, and it’s Leaving Cert Paper 2 all over again.

Videos: Tributes to the late poet Dennis O'Driscoll
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Videos: Tributes to the late poet Dennis O'Driscoll

Dec 27th 2012, 8:14 AM 5,591 Views 5 Comments

The 58-year-old died suddenly on Christmas Eve.

Orla Tinsley: Honesty about death and purpose in life
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Orla Tinsley: Honesty about death and purpose in life

Sep 23rd 2012, 1:00 PM 2,250 Views 12 Comments

The Seamus Heaney poem ‘Mid-term Break’ always resonated with cystic fibrosis rights campaigner Orla Tinsley – and made her realise that life, though fragile, can be “calculated and powerful”.