The Irish Times Poetry Now Award 12:30pm Saturday March 24th, dlr LexIcon, The Studio Free admission The Irish Times Poetry Now Award, is presented annually at the festival to the author of the best collection of poems in English, published by an Irish poet in the previous year. Previous winners of the Award include Paddy […]
2.15pm-3.15pm Saturday 10 March Stanza Poetry Festival, The Undercroft, St John’s House, South Street, St. Andrews, Fife, Scotland Tickets: £4.50/£3.50 Border Crossings brings together two poets who both draw richly from their cultural heritage. One of the most significant contemporary poets to write in Irish, Nuala Ní Dhomhnaill has been translated into English by poets including […]
Remembering John Montague on the first anniversary of his death and recalling what Seamus Heaney said on 14 May 1998 on the occasion of John’s appointment as inaugural Ireland Professor of Poetry: ‘In the course of the past few months, therefore, it has been a moving and confirming experience for me to re-read John’s era-defining […]
We are delighted to congratulate Eiléan Ní Chuilleanáin on her appointment as the new Ireland Professor of Poetry. “This is a good thing for poetry.” — Peter Fallon Eiléan Ní Chuilleanáin will be the seventh Ireland Professor of Poetry, taking over until October 2019 from the current holder, Paula Meehan, who finishes her […]
Pictured at the Gerald Dawe Gala Reading and Launch of Selected Poems which took place in Dun Laoghaire Rathdown Town Hall on May 9th 2012.