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World Renowned Poet Brendan Kennelly Passes Away At 85

Tributes are being paid to poet and author Brendan Kennelly who has died, aged 85.

The former Professor of Modern Literature at Trinity College Dublin passed away yesterday afternoon at a nursing home in his native Kerry.
President Michael D Higgins said Mr Kennelly forged a special place in the affections of the Irish people.
Friend and fellow poet, Michael O'Flanagan, co-founder of the Inchicore Ledwidge Society, says he had great empathy for people.

 

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