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Welcome to Noel Duffy’ page here at  Noel Duffy studied Experimental Physics at Trinity College, Dublin, before turning his hand to writing. He co-edited (with Theo Dorgan) Watching the River Flow: A Century in Irish Poetry (Poetry Ireland, 1999) and was the winner of the START Chapbook Prize for Poetry in 2003 for his collection The Silence After and more recently he won of the Firewords Poetry Award. His debut prose work The Return Journey & Our Friends Electric: Two Novellas was published by Ward Wood in spring 2011. His poetry collection “In the Library of Lost Objects” released in late June 2011 again with Ward Wood was shortlisted for the 2010 Patrick Kavanagh Poetry Prize for best unpublished first collection, receiving a special commendation from judge, Brian Lynch.   We met with Noel at his home in Dublin where he generously recorded a reading from” The Return Journey and Our Friends Electric” and his first collection of Poetry “In The Library of The Lost Objects” launched in late June 2011  for your listening enjoyment. Noel’s interview now includes and insight into his poetry and the launch of his collection.  The second podcasts includes poetry readings from  “In The Library of The Lost Objects”.


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