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From TheJournal.ie Quiz: Can you name these Leaving Cert poets from their poems? English

Quiz: Can you name these Leaving Cert poets from their poems?

Read the paper, read the paper, read the paper.

From The42 'For what they love, they both put down a gun' - The GAA's place in Irish poetry Chapter And Verse

'For what they love, they both put down a gun' - The GAA's place in Irish poetry

We take a look at some of the best poems into which the GAA has been weaved.

From TheJournal.ie 'Finding a voice, where they found a vision': Eavan Boland's powerful voice for women is remembered Poetry This post contains videos
From TheJournal.ie 'The foremost female poet of her generation': Eavan Boland has died aged 75 RIP

'The foremost female poet of her generation': Eavan Boland has died aged 75

Boland published her first book of poetry in 1962 and went on to become a writer-in-residence at Trinity College Dublin and UCD.

From TheJournal.ie 'My sister is not a statistic': High emotion on Liveline as woman recites poem for her deceased sister Covid-19

'My sister is not a statistic': High emotion on Liveline as woman recites poem for her deceased sister

Dorothy Duffy spoke about the passing of her sister Rose on 4 April.

From TheJournal.ie Quiz: How well do you know your Irish poetry? Let's Get Quizzical

Quiz: How well do you know your Irish poetry?

Will things fall apart for you in this quiz?

From TheJournal.ie The story behind the Seamus Heaney quote guiding people through the Covid-19 crisis Wintering Out

The story behind the Seamus Heaney quote guiding people through the Covid-19 crisis

‘If we winter this one out, we can summer anywhere’.

From TheJournal.ie John Cooper Clarke: 'I heard on the news that Bono's leather pants were robbed, so I put it to rhyme' The Luckiest Guy Alive

John Cooper Clarke: 'I heard on the news that Bono's leather pants were robbed, so I put it to rhyme'

The godfather of British performance poetry will embark on an Irish tour in March and April.

From TheJournal.ie Seamus Heaney letters, diaries and manuscripts on display to the public from tomorrow Seeing Things

Seamus Heaney letters, diaries and manuscripts on display to the public from tomorrow

Tickets are free – but booking is advised for the next few days due to high demand.

From TheJournal.ie 'This country has been so unloved. People go on about 800 years of oppression, it's 800 years of rejection' Randomer

'This country has been so unloved. People go on about 800 years of oppression, it's 800 years of rejection'

Poet Colm Keegan’s latest collection is an exploration of self and society.

From TheJournal.ie Varadkar admitting he wasn't fully aware of Kerry Babies shows importance of retelling our stories Untailored History

Varadkar admitting he wasn't fully aware of Kerry Babies shows importance of retelling our stories

When we don’t tell our stories we create a world where change is impossible and where inequality and oppression can openly flourish, writes Annemarie Ni Churreain.

From TheJournal.ie Old Georgian House to be transformed into new home for Irish poetry... and it has some major backers I Will Arise And Go Now

Old Georgian House to be transformed into new home for Irish poetry... and it has some major backers

After 40 years, it looks like Poetry Ireland may finally get its own centre in Dublin.

From TheJournal.ie 'My teacher told me not to get my hopes of an A in the Junior Cert up - now I'm on the syllabus' Writing

'My teacher told me not to get my hopes of an A in the Junior Cert up - now I'm on the syllabus'

Poet Hazel Hogan’s Grangegorman has been added to the recommended list.

From TheJournal.ie A Maze in Cork, a Firestorm in Clare and a VR party in Offaly: Culture Night is back Save The Date This post contains videos

A Maze in Cork, a Firestorm in Clare and a VR party in Offaly: Culture Night is back

This Friday 22 September, towns and cities across Ireland will be transformed for the 12th edition of Culture Night.

From TheJournal.ie 'I think people understanding that they aren't alone in their torment has a healing element to it' Poetry As Healing

'I think people understanding that they aren't alone in their torment has a healing element to it'

Canadian poet Shane Koyczan speaks to TheJournal.ie about art, healing, and his latest work.

From TheJournal.ie 'Crouched Burial': An award-winning poem before bedtime Hennessy Awards

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

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

From TheJournal.ie 'The Quilt': A poem before bedtime Read Me

'The Quilt': A poem before bedtime

Take a moment to read The Quilt, a poem by Paula Meehan taken from a new collection by Marie Heaney.

From TheJournal.ie "Art's job is to question the status quo, not to ever accept it" - Spoken word and social change Lingo Festival

"Art's job is to question the status quo, not to ever accept it" - Spoken word and social change

A spoken word festival will be held across multiple venues in Dublin this week.

15 memories every Irish person has of the Feis

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

From TheJournal.ie 'One way of healing yourself is to own your story': Growing up in an abusive home Opinion

'One way of healing yourself is to own your story': Growing up in an abusive home

Poet Connie Roberts talks about her experiences growing up an abusive alcoholic father and attending an industrial school.

Yeats didn't come up in the English exam yesterday and the Leaving Certs are RAGING

Their Leaving Cert hopes are dead and gone; they’re with O’Leary in the grave.

10 words that just sound better in a Monaghan accent

“Do do do do… Faaaarney Army.”

12 school poetry memories that are too real for Irish people

English Paper 2, ya divil.

From TheJournal.ie Get ready for an avalanche of Chinese poetry on the Dart this fortnight Take A Break

Get ready for an avalanche of Chinese poetry on the Dart this fortnight

Connolly Station is the venue for a Chinese New Year celebration as the exhibition is launched today.

From TheJournal.ie "There are a lot of dead poets on tea towels in tourist shops - this is about live poetry" Lingo Festival

"There are a lot of dead poets on tea towels in tourist shops - this is about live poetry"

Ireland’s a hotbed of activity in the spoken word and poetry worlds, as this new event proves.

How Well Do You Remember Junior Cert Poetry?

Has your memory served you well?

From TheJournal.ie 7 reasons why Alan Shatter is like no other politician Earth Shatter-ing

7 reasons why Alan Shatter is like no other politician

Shatter. Alan Shatter.

Everyone is sharing this poem with an uplifting hidden meaning

It’s all about perspective.

From TheJournal.ie Alan Shatter's been having a pop at the Twitterati. Via the medium of poetry. Quite The Character

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

PLEASE PLEASE PLEASE PLEASE PLEASE….

This Enda Kenny Instagram comment is the greatest Instagram comment of all time

We’ve been waiting for this moment.

From TheJournal.ie 'Slam poetry helped me overcome suicidal thoughts' Dealing With Depression This post contains videos

'Slam poetry helped me overcome suicidal thoughts'

Ryan Mangan is one of five young people representing Ireland at an international poetry festival.

Look at these old Inter Cert Irish schoolbooks

Peig, never far from our thoughts.

From TheJournal.ie "Just damn the consequences and see what happens": Rick O'Shea on his new poetry show Radio 1

"Just damn the consequences and see what happens": Rick O'Shea on his new poetry show

The radio presenter is due to present the Poetry Programme for 30 weeks from tomorrow.

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.

From TheJournal.ie Silly Willie: A gentle poke at Yeats's lifelong crush on Maud Gonne Cool It Man

Silly Willie: A gentle poke at Yeats's lifelong crush on Maud Gonne

Artist Annie West’s book of illustrations might make you feel a little sorry for WB. But only a little.

From TheJournal.ie This was the odd exchange between Gerry Adams and a TV3 journalist today Inappropriate Tweeting?

This was the odd exchange between Gerry Adams and a TV3 journalist today

Ursula Halligan questioned the Sinn Féin leader on the appropriateness of some of his tweets.

From TheJournal.ie Meet the people making poetry cool again in Ireland Wordsmiths

Meet the people making poetry cool again in Ireland

Lingo Festival takes place in Dublin this weekend.

Clive James wrote a beautiful poem about dying and it's going viral

The poem has been called “moving” and “beautiful”.

From TheJournal.ie Remembering Seamus Heaney, who died a year ago today Seamus Heaney This post contains images

Remembering Seamus Heaney, who died a year ago today

Here’s a collection of art inspired by the beloved poet…

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