On Friday 14 December 2012, Trinity College will host the first full reading in Ireland of Paradise Lost, written by John Milton after he had lost his sight. The event will raise money for the National Council for the Blind of Ireland (NCBI) – Working for People with Sight Loss.

Participants include Seamus Heaney, Eiléan Ní Chuilleanáin, Nuala Ní Dhomhnaill, David Norris, students and staff. The reading will be held from 10am until 2pm in the Graduate Memorial Building (GMB), and from 2pm until early evening the Gallery Chapel, Trinity College Dublin, on Friday 14 December 2012.

Further details: http://www.tcd.ie/English/. Enquiries to Diane Sadler (sadlerd@tcd.ie, 01 896 1111).