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The First Pure Clear Place

First broadcast: Sunday 12 February 2023, 6pm, RTÉ lyric fm. Leontia Flynn tells the story of Sylvia Plath’s 1962 visit to Ireland and lifelong admiration of WB Yeats.

Leontia Flynn

Behind the Veil – the story of Irish nuns

Olivia O’Leary presents a five-part series of The Essay on BBC Radio 3, Monday to Friday at 22:45, 2-6 January 2023.

Ellen’s Walk

First broadcast: Sunday 26 February 2023, RTÉ lyric fm, 6pm. Olivia O’Leary and poet Paddy Bushe follow the route of a forgotten walk described in a poem by Ellen Fitz-Simon, daughter of Daniel O’Connell.

Green White Enamel

Another chance to hear a programme on the life and work of Ethna McCarthy on Sunday 29th January 2023 at 6pm on RTÉ lyric fm.

Drawing of Ethna MacCarthy (1931) by Seamus O’Sullivan. Photographed by Stephen Whitehorne. Used with kind permission of Andrew Woolfson.