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The Life and Work of John Hewitt

Marie Louise Muir talks to Frank Ormsby, Anne Tannahill and Cahal Dallat about the poet John Hewitt, described by fellow poet James Simmons as 'the daddy of us all' - a father figure to several waves of Northern poets.

He produced 20 books and pamphlets of verse, and sought to create a cultural identity which would transcend sectarian divisions and appeal to both the Planter and the Gael.

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20080824

The Life and Work of John Hewitt

Marie Louise Muir talks to Frank Ormsby, Anne Tannahill and Cahal Dallat about the poet John Hewitt, described by fellow poet James Simmons as 'the daddy of us all' - a father figure to several waves of Northern poets.

He produced 20 books and pamphlets of verse, and sought to create a cultural identity which would transcend sectarian divisions and appeal to both the Planter and the Gael.

20080824

The Life and Work of John Hewitt

Marie Louise Muir talks to Frank Ormsby, Anne Tannahill and Cahal Dallat about the poet John Hewitt, described by fellow poet James Simmons as 'the daddy of us all' - a father figure to several waves of Northern poets.

He produced 20 books and pamphlets of verse, and sought to create a cultural identity which would transcend sectarian divisions and appeal to both the Planter and the Gael.

20080824

The Life and Work of John Hewitt: Marie Louise Muir talks to Frank Ormsby, Anne Tannahill and Cahal Dallat about the poet John Hewitt, described by fellow poet James Simmons as 'the daddy of us all' - a father figure to several waves of Northern poets. He produced 20 books and pamphlets of verse, and sought to create a cultural identity which would transcend sectarian divisions and appeal to both the Planter and the Gael.