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  1. Aug01

    John Hewitt Society International Summer School: Matt Bryden and Vona Groarke

    Market Place Theatre and Arts Centre, Armagh

  2. Aug01

    John Hewitt Society International Summer School: Creative Writing Showcase

    Market Place Theatre and Arts Centre, Armagh

  3. Aug01

    Yeats International Summer School: Poetry Reading with Sinéad Morrissey

    Methodist Church, Wine Street, Sligo

  4. Aug01

    Skibbereen Arts Festival: A night of traditional Sean Nós music

    Abbeystrewry Church, Skibbereen, C. Cork

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The John Hewitt Summer School takes place from Monday 28th July to Friday 1st August.

Poetry highlights include readings by Ruth Padel, Tom Paulin, Ciaran Berry, Peter Fallon, Paul Batchelor, Miriam Gamble, W.N. Herbert, Francis Leviston, John Montague, Elizabeth Wassell, Vona Groarke and Matt Bryden.

Full programme details can be found on the John Hewitt Society website at www.johnhewittsociety.org

This year, the Poetry Ireland Introductions Series teamed up with the Irish Writers' Centre and Dublin Writers Festival for two cabaret-style evenings in the ambient surroundings of the Irish Writers' Centre to reveal nine promising new voices: Erin Fornoff, Angela T Car, Larry Stapleton, Breda Wall Ryan, Kevin Conroy, Colm Scully, Rachel Coventry, Paul McMahon and Stiofán Ó hIfearnáin. This year's programme also included specially selected musical accompaniment from new and emerging musicians Twin Headed Wolf and Reactor 4

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Issue 2

Poetry Ireland Review

Poems by Peter Fallon, Sinéad Morrissey,
Simon Ó Faoláin, Caitríona O'Reilly, Eavan Boland
and Dermot Healy.

Plus reviews, essays and articles.

Download ISSUE 1  click here


Part-time Communications Executive

Poetry Ireland is seeking to recruit an individual with energy and commitment to support the growth of our communications strategy. This is a key role which will contribute to the growth of the organisation through its next exciting phase.

Responsible to the Director, and working closely with the full team to ensure smooth planning of all our programmes, the successful candidate will secure maximum visibility, engagement and profile across traditional and digital platforms for all events and programmes delivered by Poetry Ireland.

A detailed job description is available to download here.

Please send a letter of application and CV by email to:

Maureen Kennelly

email: director@poetryireland.ie

Deadline: 5.30pm, Friday 8th August 2014

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