Our Supporters & Partners

Poetry Ireland would like to thank our funders, donors and partners for their on-going committed support and contribution to our work. 

Principal Supporters

  • The Arts Council
  • The Arts Council Northern Ireland

Annual Supporters

  • Department of Culture, Heritage and the Gaeltacht
  • UNESCO City of Literature
  • Culture Ireland

Founding Partners (Pinnacle Level)

  • Adrian Brinkerhoff Poetry Fund of the Sidney E Frank Foundation
  • University College Cork

Programme Supporters & Partners

Poetry Patrons - Epic

Thomas Dillon Redshaw 

Poetry Patrons - Lyric

Eithne Hand
Ruth Webster

Poetry Patrons - Sonnet

Neville Keery
Nana Lampton
William McConkey 

Poetry Patrons - Haiku

Ciara McCluskey

Friends of Poetry Ireland

Joan and Joe McBreen, Desmond Windle, Rachel Joynt, Noel and Anne Monahan, Maurice Earls, Mary Shine Thompson, Seán Coyle, Andrew Caldicott, Henry and Deirdre Comerford

Programming Partners

Poetry Ireland supports the programming of poetry in a wide range of venues and festivals, and does not have a separate funding programme for readings. Programming partners with whom we've recently worked include Seamus Heaney HomePlace, Kilkenny Arts Festival, Mermaid Arts Centre, Belfast International Arts Festival and Listowel Writers Week.