The Ireland Professor of Poetry, Eiléan Ní Chuilleanáin had the pleasure of announcing Maureen Boyle as the recipient of the first Ireland Chair of Poetry Travel Award at her recent lecture in University College Dublin. Maureen, a County Tyrone native originally studied English at Trinity College, Dublin, graduating with a B.A in 1984, and more recently an M.A. […]
The Ireland Professor of Poetry, Eiléan Ni Chuilleanáin will present her annual lecture ‘Pearse Hutchinson (1927-2012): A poet and his languages’ in Theatre M, Newman Building, Belfield, University College Dublin on Wednesday 26th April at 7.30pm. If you wish to attend please contact Niamh McCabe at email@example.com.
Professor Eiléan Ní Chuilleanáin will give her inaugural lecture as the Ireland Professor of Poetry in the Crescent Arts Centre, 2-4 University Road. Belfast BT7 1NH, on Thursday 23rd March at 8.00 pm. The lecture will be entitled ‘Pearse Hutchinson (1927-2012): a poet and his languages’. To reserve a place please contact Niamh McCabe at firstname.lastname@example.org
The Trustees of the Ireland Chair of Poetry look forward to receiving applications for the new ‘Ireland Chair of Poetry Travel Award’. The Trust has established this award in order to encourage and assist poets in their creative development. Recognising the restraints often imposed by location and external obligations, this award will offer £2,000 to […]
The trustees of the Ireland Chair of Poetry recently named Erin Halliday as the recipient of the 2016 Ireland Chair of Poetry bursary. The poet was nominated this Autumn by the then Professor of Poetry, Paula Meehan, and her nomination was welcomed and confirmed by the trustees of the Board of the Ireland Chair of […]
Thanks to UCD School of English and the Irish Poetry Reading Archive we have a recording of Paula Meehan, Ireland Chair of Poetry (2013-2016) in conversation with Jody Allen Randolph, Adjunct Professor, School of English, Film and Drama, UCD on Wednesday 13th April in the National Library of Ireland. The event was organised by the […]
The Ireland Chair of Poetry Trust is delighted to announce the launch of the lectures of Paula Meehan from her tenure as Ireland Professor of Poetry in a book entitled ‘Imaginary Bonnets with Real Bees in them’, published by UCD Press. The launch will take place at 6pm in the Royal Irish Academy, Dawson Street, Dublin […]
Today, Friday 27 May, President of Ireland Michael D. Higgins announced that Eiléan Ni Chuilleanáin has been awarded the prestigious position of The Ireland Professor of Poetry 2016, commencing 1 November 2016 (until 31 October 2019). Eiléan Ní Chuilleanáin will be the seventh Irish Professor of Poetry, taking up the position from its current holder, Paula Meehan, […]