Poetry Day Ireland
Poetry Ireland is presenting Poetry Day Ireland on Thursday 28 April 2016. With this year's theme of Revolution, we're inviting everyone to rebel, revolutionise and organise to make poetry inescapable and irrepressible for a day.
Find out about Poetry Day Ireland, and how you can join in on Thursday 28 April 2016.
Find a Poetry Day Ireland event near you. Events are searchable by province.
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.
Check out our free poetry resources, including Pocket Poems and posters, to download and share.
Poetry Competition & Coffee Poems at Butlers Chocolate Cafés
Pop into your nearest Butlers Chocolate Café on 28 April and pick up a side of delicious poetry, or enter our new poetry competition.
Poetry Day Poems on the DART
400 poetry posters will appear on the DART before Poetry Day Ireland this thanks Iarnród Éireann.
Soul Food: Menu of Poems 2016
A menu of poems selected by award-winning poet Colette Bryce will be distributed throughout Irish hospitals and healthcare settings for patients, visitors and staff to enjoy.
Primary Schools Resources: Junior
Ideal for Junior Infants - 2nd classes: a video and lesson plan on Tony Curtis's 'Poet and the Mouse', plus classroom poetry posters to download.
Primary Schools Resources: Senior
Ideal for 3rd-6th classes: a video and lesson plan on Enda Wyley's 'Bully', plus classroom poetry posters to download.
Secondary Schools Resources: Leaving Certificate
Ideal for Leaving Certificate students: a video and lesson plan on Eileán Ní Chuilleanáin's 'All For You', plus classroom posters to download.
Poems from Schools
Have a read of the poems by children that schools have sent to us.
Poetry Publisher Discounts
Take advantage of some great discounts from leading Irish poetry publishers on Poetry Day Ireland 2016.