Summer is icumen in, loudly sing cuckoo. Grows the seed and blows the mead, and springs the wood anew. Sing, cuckoo! Ewe bleats harshly after lamb, cows after calves make moo.
Poets Seamus Heaney and Michael Longley with the Armagh Rhymers prior to their appearance at the Merriman Summer school, Lisdoonvarna, Co Clare recently.