The Announcement of the seventh Ireland Professor of Poetry: Eiléan Ní Chuilleanáin

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, […]

Ireland Chair of Poetry Bursary

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 […]

Dublin Book Festival: The Poet’s Chair – Harry Clifton, Michael Longley and Paula Meehan In conversation with Arminta Wallace

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 […]