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Thursday, 12 March 2015

Lucinda Creighton's Cheap Publicity Stunt

My poem, 'The Ballad of Lucy Kryton', which I penned in December, was published on Monday on The Bogman's Cannon and then re-published on Wednesday on Rabble.ie.

I am currently in negotiations with Marianne Faithfull about the possibility that she might sing the poem and release it as a single on iTunes.

This evening I learned that, in a tawdry publicity stunt designed only to give further publicity to my poem, Lucinda Creighton is planning to launch a new very right of centre political party tomorrow. 

I am outraged, and now plan to write a series of confusing letters to The Irish Examiner about the issue.