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Burns Library Event Announcement - Poems of Repossession, October 18, 2016

  • 10/18/2016
  • 5:00 PM - 6:15 PM
  • Devlin Hall 101, Boston College

Louis de Paor, Nuala Ní Dhomhnaill, Deirdre Brennan, and Liam Ó Muirthile



Poems of Repossession

A Celebration of Contemporary Irish Poetry

Tuesday, October 18, 2016

5:00-6:15 p.m.
Devlin Hall 101
Boston College

Join us for a special evening as leading poets from Ireland read and discuss selections from Leabhar na hAthghabhála: Poems of Repossession, a newly published anthology of Irish-language poetry with English translations, edited by Louis de Paor.

De Paor is chair of Irish Studies at the National University of Ireland, Galway, and the Fall 2016 Burns Visiting Scholar in Irish Studies at Boston College.

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For advice on parking and directions, please call (617) 552-6396 or write to joan.reilly@bc.edu at the Center for Irish Programs.

Sponsored by the Center for Irish Programs and Boston College Libraries with support from Culture Ireland and Poetry Ireland.


Photos by Máire Uí Mhaicín. Foras na Gaeilge and the Family of Máire Uí Mhaicín.


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