Poetry programmes on Connemara Community Radio


Students preparing for the Leaving Cert exams this June should make sure not to miss a series of programmes currently running on Connemara Community Radio.

Presented by English teachers from The Institute of Education, the series focuses on the eight poets on this year’s Leaving Cert poetry course. Programmes on Paper 1 (the essay paper) and King Lear will also air.

The hour long programmes will run over 10 weeks and are available to download and listen to on Connemara Radio’s website.

Schedule of programmes:

6th March: W B Yeats – presented by Denis Creaven
13th March: Emily Dickinson – presented by Frank Cleary
20th Marchh: Eilean Ní Chuilleanain – presented by Denis Creaven
27th March: Sylvia Plath – presented by Cathy Sweeney
3rd April : Paul Durcan – presented by Denis Creaven
10th April: Essay Paper – presented by Cathy Sweeney
17th April: T.S Eliot – presented by Denis Creaven
24th April: Elizabeth Bishop – presented by Cian Hogan
1st May: Philip Larkin – presented by Frank Cleary
8th May: King Lear – presented by Cian Hogan