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Michael Hartnett Biography | Poet

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Michael Hartnett (Irish : Mícheál Ó hAirtnéide ) (18 September 1941 – 13 October 1999) was an Irish poet who wrote in both English and Irish. He was one of the most significant voices in late 20th-century Irish writing and has been called " Munster's de facto poet laureate".