On Wednesday 28 June 2017 St Patrick’s Church of Ireland, Slane, Co. Meath, presented the launch of a new volume of poems by Susan Connolly based on the life of Francis Ledwidge, entitled  The Orchard Keeper (Shearsman Books, 2017). The title refers to the orchard of Ledwidge’s close friend Matty Mc Goona’s orchard at Donoughmore, Navan.…

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