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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

Letterfrack Poetry Trail – Friday 17 October, 3pm, Connemara National Park

President of Ireland, Michael D. Higgins opens the Letter Frack Poetry Trail.

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

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

Claire Keegan and Bernard MacLaverty at YARN –
Saturday 15th November, 8pm, Mermaid Arts Centre

Two of Ireland's practitioners of the short story read from and discuss their work in what promises to be one of the highlights of YARN festival.

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