Poetry Day Ireland

The theme for this year is “Good Sports” celebrating the good sport in all of us, the drive to give it a go or to have a crack at it. Everyone is invited to join in and celebrate.

Individuals and organisers can register their Poetry Day event here. Registration close April 1st. 

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Get Involved

All are welcome to get involved, with participation encouraged from artists, venues, schools, hospitals, community groups, poetry-lovers, and more. In the past, we have even had contributions from Paul Mescal, Margaret Atwood, Hozier and Mary Robinson. 

Register your Poetry Day event here, registration closing on April 1st.

Our Bright Ideas Bursaries are now closed we are reviewing these now and will contact awardees shortly. 

Whatever way you choose to celebrate, we want you to be a good sport and read, write and share a poem on Thursday 25th April and if you are on socials tag us Instagram, Facebook or Twitter/X please use #PoetryDayIRL   


Poetry Day Ireland is supported by:

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