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#Poems

15 memories every Irish person has of the Feis

Pick your poison: poems, music, or Irish dancing. We all had one.

Every Leaving Cert has the same prayer about tomorrow's English Paper II

PLEASE PLEASE PLEASE PLEASE PLEASE….

From TheJournal.ie These are Ireland's 10 favourite poems A Poem For Ireland

These are Ireland's 10 favourite poems

And we still have to choose the best one of them…

From TheJournal.ie Rick O'Shea: I'm fronting RTE's new poetry show but I'm no expert Radio

Rick O'Shea: I'm fronting RTE's new poetry show but I'm no expert

The DJ wants to share his passion for poetry with the masses.

7 reasonable reactions to Seamus Heaney's WTF appearance on English Paper I

Oh, Seamus, we weren’t expecting you.

A bored Sainsbury's baker hid angry poems in packs of biscuits

“Seven pound an hour/ Is the price of my labour/ Loyalty costs more.”

From TheJournal.ie Unpublished Heaney poems feature in new anthology Get Reading

Unpublished Heaney poems feature in new anthology

The book features poetry and song lyrics about Dublin, but it’s not just for poetry buffs.

From TheJournal.ie Independent TD to publish book of poetry later this month Poetic Parliamentarian

Independent TD to publish book of poetry later this month

John Halligan said the poems will be based on his life in politics.

Share your favourite Seamus Heaney poetry and school memories RIP

Share your favourite Seamus Heaney poetry and school memories

“Between my finger and my thumb…”

6 poets to stir up some secondary school memories PAPER 2 MEMORIES This post contains videos

6 poets to stir up some secondary school memories

Today is World Poetry Day, and it’s Leaving Cert Paper 2 all over again.

From TheJournal.ie Videos: Tributes to the late poet Dennis O'Driscoll Death This post contains videos

Videos: Tributes to the late poet Dennis O'Driscoll

The 58-year-old died suddenly on Christmas Eve.

From TheJournal.ie Orla Tinsley: Honesty about death and purpose in life Read Me

Orla Tinsley: Honesty about death and purpose in life

The Seamus Heaney poem ‘Mid-term Break’ always resonated with cystic fibrosis rights campaigner Orla Tinsley – and made her realise that life, though fragile, can be “calculated and powerful”.