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‘We were born to be free’: Poems about the Irish famine – in the books category title ‘Tear it down, it’s beautiful’: Poets on the Irish hunger for freedom title ‘This is the Irish poem that won’t die’: Poet to author on Irish famine

A new collection of poems about Ireland’s famine written by a group of Irish writers and poets has been selected as the 2019 Poetry Book of the Year by the Irish Writers’ Association.The anthology, entitled We Were Born to be Free, is being published by the National Poetry Foundation, an Irish organisation dedicated to the