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All Ireland Poetry Day!

By Harriet Staff

If you’re in Ireland on October 4th, then you should go to All Ireland Poetry Day.

From the Poetry Ireland Homepage:

All-Ireland Poetry Day takes place on Thursday 4 October, with poetryireland.ie providing a coordinating hub for this nationwide celebration of versification. All readings, workshops, etc will be posted online as the programme is finalised.

Dublin city readings already confirmed include Maurice Harmon in the National Library, Kildare St at 1.05 pm, and Rita Ann Higgins and Eiléan Ní Chuilleanán at the Royal Society of Antiquaries, 63 Merrion Square at 6.30pm; while at 8.30pm Ciaran Carson will be in The Dock, Carrick-on-Shannon, Co Leitrim.

For younger audiences: Poetry Ireland, Dublin UNESCO City of Literature and Children’s Books Ireland present Laureate na nÓg Niamh Sharkey celebrating All-Ireland Poetry Day.

More information here.


Posted in Poetry News on Thursday, September 27th, 2012 by Harriet Staff.