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, […]
We’re delighted to announce an addition to the annual Ireland Chair of Poetry programme for 2016! The National Library of Ireland will host a conversation between The Ireland Professor of Poetry, Paula Meehan and Jody Allen Randolph, UCD on Wednesday 13th April at 7pm. The event will take place in the Seminar Room in the […]
The trustees of the Ireland Chair of Poetry recently named Keith Payne as the recipient of the annual Ireland Chair of Poetry bursary. The poet was nominated by the current Professor of Poetry, Paula Meehan, and her nomination was welcomed and confirmed by the trustees of the Board of the Ireland Chair of Poetry. The […]
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 email@example.com 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 […]