Gerald Dawe joins celebration of Francis Ledwidge at Linen Hall Library, Belfast
EVENT World Book Day: A Celebration of Francis Ledwidge - LINEN HALL LIBRARY BELFAST
Rescheduled to Wednesday 21st March 208 at 2pm - £5
Join us for a celebration of the work and legacy of Irish War Poet and soldier Francis Ledwidge, with poets Gerald Dawe and Wilson Burgess.
Francis Ledwidge, who was killed at the Battle of Passchendaele in 1917, was stationed at Ebrington Barracks before he was sent to France 100 years ago. Known as the ‘Poet of the Blackbird,’ one of Ledwidge's most famous works is a tribute to his close friend and executed Easter Rising leader, Thomas MacDonagh.
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