Professor Paula Meehan will give her third lecture as the Ireland Profesor of Poetry in Theatre M, Newman Building (Arts Block), University College Dublin, Belfield, on Thursday 26th November at 7.30 pm. To reserve a place please contact Niamh McCabe at firstname.lastname@example.org To hear the lecture follow this link.
Dublin Book Festival present ‘The Poet’s Chair’ on 14th November at the Boy’s School, Smock Alley Theatre. We are delighted that Dublin Book Festival will host an event with the current, and the two most recent, Ireland Chairs of Poetry as part of their exciting programme for 2015. All three poets will join with Armintha Wallace (features […]
Professor Paula Meehan will complete her term as Ireland Professor of Poetry in October 2016 and the Ireland Chair of Poetry Trust now invites nominations to fill this prestigious role. The Chair is tenable for a period of three years (non-renewable) during which time the holder will be attached to each of the three universities […]
The Ireland Chair of Poetry Trust were delighted to work with UCD Press on the publication of the public lectures made by Michael Longley, during his tenure as Ireland Professor of Poetry (2007-2010). This publication entitled ‘One Wide Expanse’, which was launched by Fintan O’Toole in the Royal Irish Academy on Thursday 11th June marks a […]
The Trustees of the Ireland Chair of Poetry have learned with deep regret of the death of our colleague Seamus Heaney. It was as a direct response to his award of the Nobel Prize for Literature that the Ireland Chair of Poetry was established. He was a committed and active member of the group of […]