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Ciaran Carson

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Ciaran Carson was born in 1948 in Belfast, where he works as Literature and Traditional Arts Officer for the Arts Council of Northern Ireland. He has published four collections of poetry; his latest, First Language, was awarded the T. S Eliot Prize for the best collection published in the UK and Ireland. He is also the author of The Pocket Guide to Irish Traditional Music.

Books by Ciaran Carson

The Tain

A major new translation of Ireland's great epic of heroism, magic, bloodshed and betrayal - now in paperback

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