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Invited speaker : A Tribute to Ciaran Carson The Belfast Poet

Activity: Academic talk or presentation typesInvited talk

Abstract

Poetry reading

Hosted by the Arts Council of Northern Ireland, the Seamus Heaney Centre at Queen’s University Belfast and the Irish Secretariat in Belfast, the free event was hosted in memory of the late writer who died after a period of illness on Saturday 6th October, aged 70.

The event presented by Glenn Patterson, writer and Director of the Seamus Heaney Centre at Queen's, featured readings and reflections from a host of artists, including the current Ireland Professor of Poetry, Frank Ormsby, Sinéad Morrissey, Michael Longley, as well as music from harpist Úna Monaghan, traditional Irish singer Len Graham, and more.

Arts Council of Northern Ireland

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