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Poet Maire waxes lyrical about grim revolutionary years

Living in constant fear of death must have done strange things to Irish rebels, writes John-Paul McCarthy

Published 06/11/2011 | 05:00

Picture the scene, dear reader. You're trapped on a desert island, and a genie allows you the company of one Irish woman.

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Who do you pick?

Mary Robinson maybe?

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