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By Louis de Paor

A bilingual poetry assortment (English & Irish-language) by way of Louis de Paor. A collaboration among 3 varied artists operating in 3 diverse media. Kathleen Furey's photos of loss and separation and Ronan Browne's musical settings supply a counterpoint to Louis de Paor's poems, which fight continually in the direction of gentle and redemption.

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