News & Events

National Winners of Poetry Aloud Competition Announced

4th December 2017

Poetry Aloud is an annual poetry speaking competition for post-primary school students across the island of Ireland, presented by Poetry Ireland and the National Library of Ireland. It has grown from just a few hundred entries since its launch in 2007 to 1,700 entries in 2017, with 143 schools nationwide participating.

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Education at Poetry Ireland - highlights of the year.

4th July 2017

The education team at Poetry Ireland have been very busy during the past academic year. With our Writers in Schools and WorldWise Global Schools programmes, Poetry Aloud, the Trócaire poetry competition and performances from students at various events, it has been a very fulfilling time for everyone.

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