Launch of ‘Imaginary Bonnets with Real Bees in them’


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 2 on Wednesday 15th June.

The book will be launched by Eavan Boland, with readings by Paula Meehan herself, as well as former Ireland Professor of Poetry Harry Clifton and the in-coming Ireland Professor of Poetry Eiléan Ní Chuilleanáin.

If you wish to reserve a place at the launch please email Niamh McCabe, the Trust Administrator.

To hear Eavan Boland and Paula Meehan discuss ‘Imaginary Bonnets with Real Bees in them’ on Arena, RTÉ Radio 1 on 14th June 2016 click here.

For further details or to purchase the book please click here.