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Stephen Sexton - The Tory Islanders

Prompted by a description of a traditional Tory Island wedding, poet Stephen Sexton talks about the margins between language and image.

The annual Arts Over Borders festival reaches into rural and urban communities on both sides of the Irish border. Curated with a strong sense of place and extending across four counties – from Fermanagh to Donegal, Tyrone to Derry/Londonderry- the border itself looms large in the festival.

Recorded in front of live audiences at the 2019 Arts Over Borders festival in Enniskillen and Derry/Londonderry, five writers explore the theme of boundaries.

At the Guildhall in Derry/Londonderry, poet Stephen Sexton is prompted by a description of a traditional Tory Island wedding, to talk about the margins between language and image.

Producers: Ophelia Byrne & Cathy Moorehead

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14 minutes

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  • Tue 24 Sep 2019 22:45

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