Poetry Day Ireland

Poetry Day Ireland takes place this Thursday 27 April 2023 and the theme is 'Message in a Bottle'. Share a poem, read a poem, speak a poem, participate in a Poetry Day Ireland event or programme your own event on the day. Everyone is invited to join in and celebrate, just remember to tag us on #PoetryDayIrl. 

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What's happening on Poetry Day Ireland?

Poetry events, local to you and online, take place on Poetry Day Ireland, and many for free! 
Poetry Ireland - connecting poetry and people. 

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Join In

Whether you want to programme your own online event, or share some great poetry with your community, everyone can join in and celebrate.

Discover Poetry

Discover the magic that happens when poems and readers connect. 


Celebrate poetry in primary schools, with inspiring and fun activities.


*Coming Soon*
Enjoy videos of well known people reading favourite poems for Poetry Day Ireland.