Poetry Day Ireland
Poetry Ireland is presenting Poetry Day Ireland on Thursday 27 April 2017. This year's theme is Poetry Connects, and we're inviting everyone to join-in, link-up, and connect through the power of poetry. Find an event near you in our What's On guide below, or browse our brochure.
Find out about Poetry Day Ireland, and how you can join in on Thursday 27 April 2017.
Find a Poetry Day Ireland event near you. Events are searchable by province.
Free Resources 2017
Check out our free poetry resources, including Pocket Poems and posters, to download and share.
Read about your Pocket Poem!
If you've picked up a Pocket Poem on Poetry Day Ireland, find out more about your poem in our handy guide.
Organise an Event
We're putting together a great selection of poetry, as well as hints and tips for organising an event to help get you started.
Register an Event
Tell us about your Poetry Day Ireland event and we'll list it online.
Poetry Day Poems on the DART
Commuters on Poetry Day Ireland can look forward to poetry posters on the DART and a rush hour performance in Pearse Station.
Guests of The Doyle Collection's group of luxury hotels will be treated to Pillow Poems on turndown.
Menu of Poems 2017: ‘You. Just You’
Patients and staff in Irish hospitals to receive a 'Menu of Poems' for Poetry Day Ireland.
‘The Merciful Hours’
Listen to Paula Meehan read her poem for the Irish Hospice Foundation.
Poetry Day Ireland & Fota Wildlife Park Poetry Trail
Explore Fota through poetry from Saturday 8 April – Thursday 27 April.
Competition for Poets & Coffee Poems at Butlers Chocolate Cafés
Pop into your nearest Butlers Chocolate Café on 27 April and pick up a side of delicious poetry, or enter our competition for poets.
Poetry Day Ireland and Butlers Poetry Competition for Children
Young poets aged 5-12 are invited to write a chocolatey poem, with some great prizes up for grabs.
Poetry Day Ireland 2017: Resources for Post-Primary Schools
Videos and lesson plans to share in the classroom on Poetry Day Ireland.
Poetry Day Ireland 2017: Resources for Primary Schools
Videos, lesson plans and posters to share in the classroom on Poetry Day Ireland.