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2023 Irish Poets Society (no registration required)

  • 05/30/2023
  • 11/28/2023
  • 3 sessions
  • 05/30/2023, 7:00 PM 9:00 PM (EDT)
  • 08/29/2023, 7:00 PM 9:00 PM (EDT)
  • 11/28/2023, 7:00 PM 9:00 PM (EST)
  • Lower Lounge

Join The Irish Poets Society on Tuesday, November 28th for An Evening of Irish Poetry of War. Ireland has a long tradition of poet soldiers and war poetry. We will honor the triumphs and sorrows of our fighting Irish brethren with recitations, recordings and musical adaptations of some very touching poems of war. The poems for the evening will include many of the following. Hope to see you there!

The Wind That Shakes the Barley – Robert Dwyer Joyce

Belfast Confetti – Ciaran Carson

Progress – Alan Gillis

An Irish Airman Foresees His Death – William Butler Yeats

Flower of Youth – Catherine Tynan

Requiem for the Croppies – Seamus Heaney

Sixteen Dead Men – William Butler Yeats

Truce – Paul Muldoon

The Mother – Padraig Pearse

The Recruiting Sergeant – Anonymous

September 1913 – William Butler Yeats

Easter 1916 – William Butler Yeats

To C. M. On Her Prison Birthday – Eva Gore-Booth

Comrades – Eva Gore-Booth

[Lament for] Thomas McDonagh – Francis Ledwidge

Connolly – Liam MacGabhann

Will It Be So Again – C. Day Lewis

The Foggy Dew (Song Lyrics) – Canon Charles O’Neill (song: The Chieftains feat. Sinead O’Connor)

Grace (Song Lyrics) – Sean and Frank O’Meara (song: Rod Stewart)

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