80th Anniversary of WB Yeats
Today is the 80th anniversary of the passing of Irish poetry legend WB Yeats.
To mark the occasion, we're throwbacking to a playlist of fifteen poets from Northern Ireland reading their favourite Yeats poems, that we curated alongside Lagan Online, as part of the Yeats2015 project.
The full list is:
Maria McManus - Leda and the Swan
Kathleen McCracken - The Second Coming
Ross Thompson – Broken Dreams
Geraldine Dardis O'Kane - The Song of the Old Mother
Chris McLaughlin - September 1913
Stephanie Conn – When You Are Old
Colin Dardis - A Coat
Deirdre Cartmill - The Rose of Final Battle
Adrian Rice – The Pilgrim
Olive Broderick - To a Child Dancing Upon the Shore
David Braziel – He Wishes For The Clothes of Heaven
Jenny Cleland - The Lake Isle Of Innisfree
Ray Givans – An Acre of Grass
Joseph Allen – Her Praise
Gary Allen - Remorse For Intemperate Speech
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