Talks

BEYOND THE IRON CURTAIN: EASTERN EUROPEAN POETS AND THEIR INFLUENCE ON HEANEY

with Sophie Doyle

Seamus Heaney: Listen Now Again, Bank of Ireland Cultural & Heritage Centre

05/10/2019 at 1:00pm

Join Sophie Doyle, exhibition assistant, as she explores the literary influence of Eastern European poets on Seamus Heaney’s work during the dark days of the Troubles. She will look at how their work detailing life behind the Iron Curtain provided support and guidance for an Irish poet struggling to decipher his own political surroundings.

Booking required.