Words Lightly Spoken: a new podcast of poetry from Ireland

18th January 2019

Words Lightly Spoken is a weekly podcast of poetry from Ireland. In each episode we bring you a poem, with an introduction.

The Words Lightly Spoken podcast is available on i-tunes, Spotify or wherever you listen to podcasts.

You can follow the podcast on the Words Lightly Spoken Facebook, Twitter or on the Poetry Ireland website.

The Words Lightly Spoken podcast is funded by the Arts Council. www.artscouncil.ie.

Episode 5, Posted 14th February 2019

John McAuliffe reads his poem To the Management in this episode of Words Lightly Spoken, a podcast of poetry from Ireland, funded by the Arts Council of Ireland. John's work is published by The Gallery Press.

Episode 4, Posted 8th February 2019

Words Lightly Spoken is a podcast of poetry from Ireland, funded by the Arts Council of Ireland. In this episode, Ruth Carr reads her poem Dorothy’s Country, from her collection Feather and Bone © Ruth Carr/Arlen House.

Episode 3, Posted 31st January 2019

Words Lightly Spoken is a podcast of poetry from Ireland, funded by the Arts Council. In this episode, Doireann Ní Ghríofa reads her poem 'While Bleeding' © Doireann Ní Ghríofa. Doireann’s work is published by Dedalus Press, and is also included in the Calling Cards anthology, co-published by The Gallery Press and Poetry Ireland.

Episode 2, Posted 24th January 2019

Words Lightly Spoken is a podcast of poetry from Ireland. In each episode, we bring you a poem, with an introduction. In this episode, Enda Wyley reads her poem The Painter on his Bike (c) Enda Wyley. Enda Wyley’s work is published by Dedalus Press.

Episode 1, Posted 17th January 2019

Words Lightly Spoken is a podcast of poetry from Ireland. In the first episode, Michael Longley, one of Ireland's greatest poets, reads A Sonnet for Michael Viney (c) Michael Longley. Michael Longley’s work is published by Cape Poetry. The Words Lightly Spoken podcast is funded by the Arts Council of Ireland.