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Literature

Poems by late poet Pádraic Fiacc gifted to Belfast schools

Tuesday 12th February 2019 at 10am 0 Comments Literature

Secondary schools across Belfast are set to receive a copy of the late Padraic Fiacc’s Selected Poems Ruined Pages, in memory of the influential poet who died aged 94 at the end of January.

Pictured are year 11 students from Malone Integrated College with Principal Katrina Moore, James Kerr from Verbal Arts and Gilly Campbell from the Arts Council. Image: Pictured are year 11 students from Malone Integrated College with Principal Katrina Moore, James Kerr from Verbal Arts and Gilly Campbell from the Arts Council.
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Pádraic Fiacc (1924 – 2019)

Monday 21st January 2019 at 1pm 0 Comments Literature

Belfast poet, renowned for his writing on the Troubles, dies, aged 94.

The Arts Council of Northern Ireland has learned with sadness of the death of the Belfast poet, Pádraic Fiacc, who died last night at the age of 94.

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Northern Ireland writers take to the stage at prestigious Jaipur Literature Festival

Friday 18th January 2019 at 10am 0 Comments Literature

Belfast-based writers Jan Carson and Paul McVeigh are representing Northern Ireland at the Jaipur Literature Festival. The writers have accepted invitations to read at the Festival with the support of the Arts Council of Northern Ireland and British Council Northern Ireland. Their stay in India will cover the five-day celebration at the end of this month.

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