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The Singers for MR

Eavan Boland was born in 1944 in Dublin. Her books include The War Horse (1975), In Her Own Image (1980), Selected Poems (1989) and Outside History (1990) from Carcanet. The Singers was supplied by the poet for this exhibition. This poem is featured in The Given Note exhibition which explores the links between poetry and traditional Irish music. Photographs by Christy McNamara and poems chosen by Michael Donaghy can be seen at the Poetry Library, Royal Festival Hall (inquiries: 071 921 0664) until 11 September.