Colm Scully and Conor McManus (two fine Cork-based writers) kindly agreed to make this video for ‘Filleadh ar an gCathair’:
There was a nice piece in The New York Times yesterday about ‘A Poem for Ireland’. I particularly like that the journalist, Douglas Dalby, acknowledges the dual literary tradition (Irish and English) in this country. What an honour to have been on the shortlist.
Máiréad Ní Mhaonaigh and Louis de Paor talk about my poem ‘Filleadh ar an gCathair’ (‘Citybound’) on the Works on RTE1. You can hear what they had to say at this link (available for the next 19 days):
Rudaí deasa ar fad a deir siad, dar ndóigh!
Seo nasc chuig agallamh a dheineas le Tuairisc.ie faoi mo dhán a bheith ainmnithe ar ghearrliosta RTÉ’s A Poem for Ireland.
Here is a link to an interview I did with Tuairisc.ie about the my poem, ‘Filleadh ar an gCathair’, being shortlisted for RTÉ’s A Poem for Ireland.