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# poem - Thursday 26 December, 2019

The Irish For: Where old ghosts meet - the story behind On Raglan Road
# Patrick Kavanagh
# Patrick Kavanagh

The Irish For: Where old ghosts meet - the story behind On Raglan Road

Dec 26th 2019, 8:30 AM 40,359 Views 10 Comments

Irish poetry is a story often told from the perspective of the unrequited lover, but rarely from one who goes in to the affair knowing it is doomed, writes Darach Ó Séaghdha

# poem - Wednesday 29 March, 2017

'Crouched Burial': An award-winning poem before bedtime
# Hennessy Awards
# Hennessy Awards

'Crouched Burial': An award-winning poem before bedtime

Mar 29th 2017, 7:30 PM 10,674 Views 6 Comments

A poem from this year’s Hennessy Awards Winner for Emerging Poetry, Una Mannion.

# poem - Tuesday 20 December, 2016

Hundreds of Irish people came together to write this beautiful poem about our little country
# Ireland Is...
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# Ireland Is...

Hundreds of Irish people came together to write this beautiful poem about our little country

Dec 20th 2016, 11:15 AM 5,695 Views 0 Comments

It’d bring a tear to a glass eye.

# poem - Tuesday 22 March, 2016

History-maker Gianluigi Buffon wrote a fantastic open letter to the goal he protects
# Take A Bow
From The42
# Take A Bow

History-maker Gianluigi Buffon wrote a fantastic open letter to the goal he protects

Mar 22nd 2016, 1:24 PM 6,692 Views 4 Comments

The 38-year-old has 154 Italy caps and has appeared over 400 times for Juventus.

# poem - Thursday 3 December, 2015

'Happy moments we've shared have almost melted like snow' - brother's touching tribute to missing sister
# Missing Persons Day
# Missing Persons Day

'Happy moments we've shared have almost melted like snow' - brother's touching tribute to missing sister

Dec 3rd 2015, 5:25 PM 16,077 Views 4 Comments

His poem was read as part of national Missing Persons Day.

# poem - Monday 30 November, 2015

Apache Pizza delivered the cutest poem on a pizza box at the weekend
# Pizza Poem
From The Daily Edge
# Pizza Poem

Apache Pizza delivered the cutest poem on a pizza box at the weekend

Nov 30th 2015, 11:01 AM 4,836 Views 0 Comments

Special delivery.

# poem - Wednesday 22 July, 2015

Everyone is sharing this poem with an uplifting hidden meaning
# Look Again
From The Daily Edge
# Look Again

Everyone is sharing this poem with an uplifting hidden meaning

Jul 22nd 2015, 9:53 PM 9,828 Views 4 Comments

It’s all about perspective.

# poem - Thursday 9 April, 2015

This kid handed in the most ingenious homework we have ever seen
# Applause
From The Daily Edge
# Applause

This kid handed in the most ingenious homework we have ever seen

Apr 9th 2015, 4:01 PM 8,939 Views 2 Comments

Nailed it.

# poem - Wednesday 11 March, 2015

People have been writing beautiful things about falling in love on the Northside

People have been writing beautiful things about falling in love on the Northside

Mar 11th 2015, 8:00 PM 18,070 Views 10 Comments

Just wonderful.

The President announced Ireland's favourite poem of the past 100 years, can you guess?
# You Know This
# You Know This

The President announced Ireland's favourite poem of the past 100 years, can you guess?

Mar 11th 2015, 5:51 PM 32,581 Views 62 Comments

Clue: “When all the others were away at Mass”.

# poem - Tuesday 28 October, 2014

Ireland's 'poet of the people' honoured for a lifetime's great work
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# Paul Durcan

Ireland's 'poet of the people' honoured for a lifetime's great work

Oct 28th 2014, 1:56 PM 11,035 Views 6 Comments

‘Daddy, Daddy,’ I cried, ‘Pass out the moon,’

# poem - Wednesday 11 June, 2014

Watch one Leitrim poet's passionate portrayal of modern Ireland
# Poetic Licence
From The Daily Edge
# Poetic Licence

Watch one Leitrim poet's passionate portrayal of modern Ireland

Jun 11th 2014, 12:22 PM 9,873 Views 11 Comments

Keep your lattes and skinny jeans.

# poem - Friday 25 October, 2013

Irish author Colum McCann’s moving ode to Robbie Keane
# Literature
From The42
# Literature

Irish author Colum McCann’s moving ode to Robbie Keane

Oct 25th 2013, 9:38 PM 3,002 Views 28 Comments

The Dubliner’s work featured on the latest episode of MLS Insider.

# poem - Friday 30 August, 2013

A poem for Willie Bermingham: a man with 'a dream for the lame and old'
# Opinion
# Opinion

A poem for Willie Bermingham: a man with 'a dream for the lame and old'

Aug 30th 2013, 7:00 PM 454 Views 35 Comments

Dublin City Council is currently considering what to name the new Dublin bridge – among the Irish men and women whose names have been put forward is Dublin firefighter and charity founder Willie Bermingham.

VIDEOS: Seamus Heaney on life, love and poetry
# RIP
# RIP

VIDEOS: Seamus Heaney on life, love and poetry

Aug 30th 2013, 11:21 AM 7,755 Views 14 Comments

The Nobel Laureate has died at the age of 74.

# poem - Friday 4 January, 2013

'The patron saint of the clenched fist' - Poet pays tribute to Roy Keane
# Homage
From The42
# Homage

'The patron saint of the clenched fist' - Poet pays tribute to Roy Keane

Jan 4th 2013, 9:29 AM 8,901 Views 30 Comments

‘Hail to the Tempest’ by Musa Okwonga paints the ex-United and Ireland footballer in a mythical light.

# poem - Wednesday 18 January, 2012

Chinese dissident poet charged with subversion
# China
# China

Chinese dissident poet charged with subversion

Jan 18th 2012, 4:02 PM 1,148 Views 1 Comment

Veteran democracy activist Zhu Yufu has been charged with attempting to subvert the state by writing the poem urging the Chinese people to “use your feet and take to the square”.