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Leabhar na hAathghabhála/Poems of Repossession: A Reading of Modern Irish Poetry

Book Cover: Leabhar na hAathghabhála/Poems of Repossession
Date and Time: 
May 4, 2016 - 7:00PM
Event Location: 
Kray Hall
Admission: 
Free and open to the public

Join us for the launch of the first comprehensive critical anthology of modern poetry in Irish Gaelic with English translations. Leabhar na hAthghabhála/Poems of Repossession, edited by Louis De Paor, consists of poems in the Irish language written since 1900 with translations by Valentine Iremonger, Michael Hartnett, Paul Muldoon, Eiléan Ní Chuilleanáin, Bernard O’Donoghue, Maurice Riordan, Peter Sirr, David Wheatley and Mary O’Donoghue. Most of the poems have not previously been available in English.

Poems will be read in Irish Gaelic and English by Julie Agoos, Melanie Best, Louis de Paor, Theo Dorgan, Susan McKeown, Leanne O'Sullivan, and Kevin Young.

Preceded by Curator’s tour for The Poet’s Rebellion: Poetry, Memory, and the Easter Rising

Event Sponsored By: 
Poets House
Event Type: 
Readings and Conversations
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