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Mind your language

A learned poet's mystifying mistakes

I expected better of Bernard O’Donoghue

15 February 2014

9:00 AM

15 February 2014

9:00 AM

I enjoy Poetry Please, but was shouting mildly at the wireless the other day when a northern woman poet was using the whining intonation that some seem to think the proper voice in which to recite verse. So I was glad that Bernard O’Donoghue came on, with an accent formed by a childhood in Co.

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