Poetry Day Ireland
Poetry Day Ireland takes place on Thursday 26 April 2018 and the theme is Poetry Surprises! Whether you share a poem, read a poem, or programme your own event, everyone is invited to join in and celebrate.
Find out about Poetry Day Ireland, taking place on Thursday 26 April 2018.
Find a Poetry Day Ireland event near you. Events are searchable by province.
Individuals, organisations and schools are invited to join in. Find out how here!
Organise an Event
We're putting together a great selection of poetry, as well as hints and tips for organising an event to help get you started.
Register an Event
Tell us about your Poetry Day Ireland event and we'll list it online.
Poems on Dublin Bus
Enjoy a poem on board Dublin Bus in April!
Poetry Day Ireland Ambassadors
Meet our six fantastic ambassadors and find out where to follow them online.
Poetry Day Poems on the DART
Commuters on Poetry Day Ireland can look forward to poetry posters on the DART, or read about them in our handy guide.
Guests of The Doyle Collection's group of luxury hotels will be treated to Pillow Poems on turndown.
Take a poetry break at any of Applegreen's 120 shops on Poetry Day Ireland.
Read about your 2018 Pocket Poem!
If you've picked up a Pocket Poem on Poetry Day Ireland, find out more about your poem in our handy guide by broadcaster Niall MacMonagle
Take Me Home...A Thousand Times
Fota Wildlife Park Poetry Trail Competition
Visit Fota Wildlife Park and discover its incredible flora and fauna through poetry.
Poetry Day Ireland 2017: Resources for Primary Schools
Videos, lesson plans and posters to share in the classroom on Poetry Day Ireland.
Poetry Day Ireland 2017: Resources for Post-Primary Schools
Videos and lesson plans to share in the classroom on Poetry Day Ireland.
Browse our Poetry Day Ireland competitions for all ages and get writing!
Online & On Air
Discover poetry online and on the airwaves on Thursday 26 April.
Download Poetry Postcards to Share
There are five Instagram-friendly postcards to choose from.