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Dr Jim Walsh, chief executive officer of Conway Hall (home to the UK's only ethical society), on the missing bronze bust of Moncure Conway and its 3D replacement.


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Shifting Ground: Irish Poetry in a Time of Change

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Shifting Ground: Irish Poetry in a Time of Change

In the last hundred years, Ireland has seen seismic changes in its social and political worlds. Professor Eavan Boland discusses how these changes have come to be reflected or resisted in Irish poetry and whether the identity of the Irish poet has shifted with society.  


Latest podcast: Unsettling Communities - Reading / Conversation with Barbara Honigmann