Poetry Ireland Review is published three times annually. We welcome unsolicited submissions of poems, and proposals for articles and reviews, from Ireland and abroad, in Irish or English.

Guidelines for Poetry Submissions

  • Send a maximum of six poems.
  • Keep a hard copy / digital copy of each submission.
  • Poems should be original, and previously unpublished.
  • Poems should be typed, with a cover note containing contact details and publication credits, if any. (Previous publication credits are not necessary to be considered for publication in Poetry Ireland Review).
  • If a poem continues over more than one page, clearly indicate stanza breaks between pages.
  • Include an e-mail address with your posted submission if you only need notification of the editor’s decision and don’t need your work returned. The paperwork will be recycled in due course. This is the preferred method of submission of work: posted with e-mail included for the editor's response.
  • If you don't have e-mail, include a stamped self-addressed envelope or International Reply Coupons (for overseas submissions) with your posted submission, and indicate whether you'd like your work returned or only need notification of the Editor's decision.
  • There are no restrictions on style or subject, but Poetry Ireland strongly dislikes poems advocating sexism or racism.

The Editor normally replies within a maximum of 2-3 months, This timeframe may vary with the volume of submissions at any given time, and PI can often turn around work within a fortnight to a month of receipt.

Poets will receive a copy of the issue in which their work appears plus a payment for their contribution. The payment currently stands at €40 for poetry, or a year's subscription to the journal..

Articles and Reviews

Articles and reviews are normally commissioned by the Editor. We will, however, consider proposals for both, but unsolicited articles and reviews will not be considered. Reviewers and article writers receive a copy of the journal plus payment. The minimum payment for an article or a review is currently €75, plus a copy of the journal..

Where to Submit Your Work

All communications should be addressed to the Editor, currently Vona Groarke (see address below).

Email: e-mail submissions are not accepted, although an e-mail address may be included with a posted submission – see above.

Post: Poetry Ireland Review,
Poetry Ireland,
32 Kildare Street,
Dublin 2,

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