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Poetry Ireland Introductions Series

This year we teamed up with the Irish Writers' Centre and Dublin Writers Festival for two cabaret-style evenings to reveal nine promising new voices.


Poetry Ireland Review

Poetry Ireland Review

A Seamus Heaney Special Issue
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Forty-six poems by Seamus Heaney with essays on the poems from 50 distinguished poets

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Poetry Aloud

Poetry Aloud

Due to popular demand, the deadline has been extended for applications to this all-island poetry speaking competition for teenagers run in partnership with the National Library of Ireland.

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Upcoming Events

Dublin Festival of History - Saturday 27th September, 11am, Dublin Castle

Poetry Aloud commemorates World War I with historian Dr Paul Rouse

An Evening of Poetry and Song Wednesday 1st October, 8pm, Mermaid Arts Centre, Bray

Poetry Ireland and Wicklow County Council present Gallery Press poets David Wheatley, Gerald Dawe and Alan Gillis joined by Grammy award-winning vocalist and songwriter Susan McKeown.

Red Line Book Festival – Thursday 16th October, 8pm, Rua Red, Tallaght

Poetry Ireland and South Dublin Libraries present Trevor Byrne and Colm Keegan in conversation.

Belfast Festival at Queen's - Friday 24th October, 6pm, Skainos Centre

Nuala Ni Dhomhnaill reads her work in Irish, with translations read by students from the Seamus Heaney Centre

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