Contact Us

Email address and phone numbers for individual staff members are listed below. For general enquiries about Irish poetry, please email info@poetryireland.ie and we'll direct your email to the best person to answer it.  

Our Staff

Director

  • Maureen Kennelly
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Contact Maureen with queries about programme and organisational policy, fundraising and the management of relationships with national and international partners.  Also contact Maureen about the development of the Poetry Ireland Centre. 

Education Officer

  • Jane O'Hanlon
  • T + 353 1 678 9815
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Contact Jane about Poetry Ireland education programme projects and proposals, or to discuss ideas for projects in schools and libraries. Jane is also available to give talks and presentations and to meet with teachers and schools.

Writers in Schools Development Officer

  • Anna Bonner
  • T + 353 1 678 9022
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Contact Anna about Writers in Schools single visits, Writers in Schools Northern Ireland, or if you are a writer interested in finding out about applying for inclusion on the Writers in Schools Directory. 

Development Education Project Officer

  • Moira Cardiff
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Contact Moira about Poetry Ireland’s Writers in Residence Scheme, Development Education Projects with WorldWise Global Schools, Concern and Trócaire, and the Poetry Aloud poetry speaking competition. 

Publications Manager

  • Paul Lenehan
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Contact Paul Lenehan if you have a question about Poetry Ireland’s regular publications (Poetry Ireland Review, Trumpet) and one-off publications, or if you need general information about writing, reading or publishing poetry.

Communications Manager

  • Lisa Jewell
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Contact Lisa about marketing and communications at Poetry Ireland, including social media and web content along with listing opportunities for poetry submissions, competitions and courses. If you have media enquiry or a general enquiry about a Poetry Ireland event, please get in touch with Lisa. 

Programme Coordinator and Editorial Assistant

  • Elizabeth Mohen
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Contact Elizabeth with any general enquiries about Poetry Ireland or Poetry Ireland Review. Elizabeth can help if you have questions about any upcoming Poetry Ireland publications, events, and programming.

Publications Assistant

  • Eoin Rogers
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Eoin manages general administration for publications and subscriptions. Contact Eoin in the office if you have a general enquiry or need to get in contact with another staff member of Poetry Ireland. 

Development Manager

  • Anne Hendrick
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