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"Perhaps it is in Ireland?"
The Hand of Fear (1976)
The Invisible Enemy (1977)
Human Nature (2007)
Gallifrey’s in Ireland.
Twitter folk put me on to this short film of a poem by Ian Kilroy, which I’d not seen before and I didn’t know of the poem before now.
It’s amazing just how relevant it still is to contemporary Irish experience despite the fact that the poem was from 1992/93 and the short from 1997.
A Long Poem by Ian Kilroy
for Tom Murphy
Filmed for television and broadcast on Network 2 in 1997
Sections of the poem were previously published in
The Cúirt Journal, vol. 2, Fitzpatrick, Trish (ed), Galway Arts Centre Ltd, 1994
Poetry Ireland Review, issue 45, Cannon, Moya (ed), Poetry Ireland Ltd, spring 1995
I found a version of the text of the poem here in pdf.
The Irish Refugee Council is seeking donations to continue the campaign to end the inhumane system of direct provision in Ireland. You can read what residents are being forced to endure here and here.
1. Cheque made out to Irish Refugee Council, 2nd Floor, Ballast House, Aston Quay, Dublin 2
2. Bank transfer to: AIB, 40/41 Westmoreland Street, Dublin 2, Sort Code: 93-33-84, Account No: 49657040
3. Paypal - http://www.irishrefugeecouncil.ie/about/fundraising/donate
As always, the Muppets can be relied on to provide a clear perspective on a complex issue.