Louis MacNeice
 

 

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Louis MacNeice 1907-1963

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Born in Belfast. He worked as a feature writer and a producer for the BBC 1941-1946. He spent most of his life in England. He was part of a circle that included Auden, Spender and Cecil Day-Lewis. Besides being a major poet, he also wrote plays, translations, travel books and literary criticisms. These include Blind Fireworks, Autumn Journal, Autumn Sequel, Holes in the Sky, The Dark Tower and The Strings are False, an Unfinished Autobiography. He was cremated and his ashes brought to his grandmother's grave in County Down.

Further information, location and directions to the grave are to be found in "The End - An Illustrated Guide to the Graves of Irish Writers".  Click here to order a copy of this book