Poetry In The Early Free State

Thu 27 May at 8:30 pm - Thu 27 May at 9:30 pm
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Presenter of RTE Radio 1’s Poetry Programme Olivia O’Leary in conversation with Jessica Traynor, Peter Sirr, and UCD Professor Lucy Collins, asking: How much did Yeats and the Celtic Revival dominate poetry in the early years of the Free State? How long did it take for Irish poets to find a distinctive contemporary Irish voice and open up to international trends? What was the effect of censorship and the Catholic Church? And where were the women poets?

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