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# Poetry

This year
Poll: Do you like reading poetry?
Last year
Tony Duffin: Shane MacGowan was more than a Fairytale…
Tony Duffin
All time
Quiz: How well do you know Seamus Heaney?
President leads tributes to 'two great poets' Mhac an tSaoi and Kennelly
Celebrated poet Brendan Kennelly dies aged 85
The Irish Read: Four young writers share their poetry
Opinion: Yeats' poetry helped shape Ireland and appears on the Leaving Cert - now the Yeats Society is under threat
Susan O’Keeffe
American poet Louise Glück wins Nobel Prize in Literature
Quiz: Can you name these Leaving Cert poets from their poems?
'For what they love, they both put down a gun' - The GAA's place in Irish poetry
'Finding a voice, where they found a vision': Eavan Boland's powerful voice for women is remembered
'The foremost female poet of her generation': Eavan Boland has died aged 75
'My sister is not a statistic': High emotion on Liveline as woman recites poem for her deceased sister
Quiz: How well do you know your Irish poetry?
The story behind the Seamus Heaney quote guiding people through the Covid-19 crisis
John Cooper Clarke: 'I heard on the news that Bono's leather pants were robbed, so I put it to rhyme'
Seamus Heaney letters, diaries and manuscripts on display to the public from tomorrow
'This country has been so unloved. People go on about 800 years of oppression, it's 800 years of rejection'
Varadkar admitting he wasn't fully aware of Kerry Babies shows importance of retelling our stories
Annemarie Ni Churreain
Old Georgian House to be transformed into new home for Irish poetry... and it has some major backers
'My teacher told me not to get my hopes of an A in the Junior Cert up - now I'm on the syllabus'
A Maze in Cork, a Firestorm in Clare and a VR party in Offaly: Culture Night is back
'I think people understanding that they aren't alone in their torment has a healing element to it'
Shane Koyczan.
'Crouched Burial': An award-winning poem before bedtime
'The Quilt': A poem before bedtime
Marie Heaney
"Art's job is to question the status quo, not to ever accept it" - Spoken word and social change
15 memories every Irish person has of the Feis
'One way of healing yourself is to own your story': Growing up in an abusive home
Connie Robberts
Yeats didn't come up in the English exam yesterday and the Leaving Certs are RAGING
10 words that just sound better in a Monaghan accent
12 school poetry memories that are too real for Irish people
Get ready for an avalanche of Chinese poetry on the Dart this fortnight
"There are a lot of dead poets on tea towels in tourist shops - this is about live poetry"
How Well Do You Remember Junior Cert Poetry?
7 reasons why Alan Shatter is like no other politician
Everyone is sharing this poem with an uplifting hidden meaning
Alan Shatter's been having a pop at the Twitterati. Via the medium of poetry.
Every Leaving Cert has the same prayer about tomorrow's English Paper II
This Enda Kenny Instagram comment is the greatest Instagram comment of all time
Look at these old Inter Cert Irish schoolbooks