Irish Book Awards – Eavan Boland

Irish poet Eavan Boland was presented with the Bob Hughes Lifetime Achievement Award at the 2017 Bord Gáis Energy Irish Book Awards, “for her art, for her eloquence and for her stalwart advocacy for poetry”. Big Red Engine made this tribute video for the event, featuring contributions from Tom French, Maureen Kennelly, Michael Schmidt, Paula Meehan and Nessa O’Mahoney.