Irish Arts Center NY Poetry Fest 1-3 November

Irish Arts Center NY Poetry Fest 1-3 November

PoetryFest: Desert Island Poems with Paul Muldoon and Kevin Young Journey into an orbit of ideas and thoughts with some of the world’s most eminent poets from Ireland and North America. This year’s festival features a special tribute to Seamus Heaney in celebration of...

Irish Times Poetry Now Award

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...

Remembering John Montague

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...

New Ireland Professor of Poetry Announced

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,...
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