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Series: Poets

Episode 19: UNESCO Poet Maureen Boyle, From Sion Mills to Dublin, Belfast and Strabane

Photo by Malachi O’Doherty Today’s guest won a UNESCO medal for a book of poems in 1979 at the tender age of eighteen. She went on to study at Trinity College Dublin and for a significant period of time after leaving, she didn’t continue writing. However, when she went back to writing poetry later –…

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Episode 18, Poet, Gaynor Kane, From Belfast To Dublin, Galway and the Ards Peninsula

This episode’s guest is poet, Gaynor Kane, who hails from East Belfast. Although Gaynor never imagined herself as a poet, her most recent collection, “Venus in pink marble’ is a “captivating collection full of personal and social history, with authentic snapshots of people and places, skillfully rendered.” Gaynor started a degree with the Open University when…

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