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The Poetry Programme

Presenter Olivia O’Leary explores the diverse and vibrant world of poets and poetry in the Poetry Programme on Sundays on RTÉ Radio One.

Autumn series 2022: Sunday 16 October to Sunday 18 December

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The Poetry Programme: Poems in a Pandemic, broadcast on 1st June 2020, was a finalist in the ‘specialist speech’ category of the IMRO Radio Awards 2021. Listen back to the programme here:

In 2018 the Poetry Programme released a series of 12 videos.

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The Poetry Programme is a Rockfinch production for RTÉ. Series Producer: Claire Cunningham.