John Kelly

Heaney on Lough Erne

Good days down the Lough with Pat Lunny and Seamus Heaney. Seamus and John were appearing together on a BBC programme called David Hammond's Ireland.

John interviews Clive James

John travels to Cambridge to meet poet, broadcaster and critic Clive James - watch here

John interviews playwright Marina Carr

John interviews one of his favourite writers Marina Carr - watch here

John presents John Montague with Lifetime Achievement Award

John was honoured to present poet John Montague with the Bob Hughes Lifetime Achievement Award at the Bord Gáis Irish Book Awards.

John's full speech in tribute to John Montague is reproduced below.

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The Works Presents John Minihan

John travelled to Cork to interview legendary photographer John Minihan.

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and what an honour to be photographed by John and then receive these in the post.

John's tribute to Leonard Cohen in the Irish Times

John was among a number of musicians invited to write a short tribute to great Leonard Cohen.


read all the contributions  here

The Works Presents John Montague

John travels to Nice to interview the great Irish poet John Montague

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The Works Presents - Grafton Architects

John interviews Yvonne Farrell and Shelley McNamara of the internationally acclaimed firm of Irish architects 

watch here 

John's Irish Times piece on Mike McCormack's novel Solar Bones

John was asked to contribute a piece on Mike McCormack's novel Solar Bones as part of this month's Irish Times Book Club


read article here 

John is honoured to have a poem in the beautiful new edition of Winter Papers edited by Kevin Barry and Olivia Smith.

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