Poetry

Noel Bannon is a teacher at St. Michael’s Holy Faith Secondary School in Finglas, Dublin 11, which is a designated  DEIS school (Delivering Equality of Opportunity in Schools), and he talks about his school’s experience of Poetry Aloud… I have been involved with Poetry Aloud for the past three years and it has been a [...]

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by Nora-Jane Thornton, National Photographic Archive (and Unashamed Romantic) Closure, not the most romantic of sentiments, seems to be the message of this letter. It was written by the poet, Patrick Kavanagh in May 1945 to Hilda Moriarty, a young medical student whom he had met the previous year. In it he seems to acknowledge [...]

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Poetry Aloud

October 14, 2011 · 0 comments

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by BARRY PIERCE Transition Year Student (St. Colman’s College, Fermoy, Co. Cork) Video Blogger Poetry Aloud 2010 Semi-Finalist It all started with my English teacher in class saying that there was a poetry competition coming up and that she would like to enter some students. She explained that we would have to learn two poems [...]

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