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Her Exiled Children: Poetry in America and the 1916 Easter Rising

  • Thursday, February 04, 2016
  • 7:00 PM
  • The Sheen Center for Thought and Culture 18 Bleecker Street at Elizabeth Street

Colum McCann hosts a night of poems by Irish and Irish-American poets read by fellow writers Alice McDermottAnne Enright, and Matthew Thomas, as well as actresses Geraldine Hughes, providing powerful reflections on Irish nationalism in America at the time of the Rising.

Pulitzer Prize-winning poet and author Paul Muldoon debuts a new poem, commissioned by Glucksman Ireland House NYU for the occasion. 
Directed by George C. Heslin.  Read more about the presenters >>

Tickets are $15 for the public and $5 foGIH Members & students.
 Use code "1916" for $10 tickets at

Part of a series of events presented by Glucksman Ireland House NYU to mark the centennial of the 1916 Easter Rising. Co-sponsored with NYU's Creative Writing Program.  Presented, in part, with the support of Ireland's Department of Foreign Affairs & Trade and the Consulate of Ireland in New York.

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