Louis de Paor: A modernity of tone and subject comes across in the translations. Photograph: Alan Betson

Louis de Paor edited Innti, the nursery of new Irish poetry, at University College Cork in the 1980s, after which he spent time in Australia before re(...)

Singer songwriter Paul Simon onstage at the National Concert Hall, Dublin, with fellow artists prior to the Seamus Heaney tribute in association with Poetry Ireland and Dublin City Council as part of One City One Book. Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons

On Wednesday, April 23rd, Poetry Ireland and Dublin City Council hosted a magnificent event in the National Concert Hall to commemorate and celebrate (...)

Sinéad Morrissey is reader in creative writing at the Seamus Heaney Centre at Queen’s University and the city’s inaugural Poet Laureate.

Irish poet Sinéad Morrissey has won the prestigious TS Eliot Prize for Poetry for her latest collection Parallax.Chosen from a shortlist of 10, the Be(...)

Sinéad Morrissey: “We cared about poverty, we cared about gay people, we were feminists”

Sinéad Morrissey has a piece of news that, the day we meet, is still subject to a media embargo and so is laced with the relish of a secret. She has b(...)

In these days of e-readers and smartphones, when reading has become just another screen-based activity, the visual and tactile values of the old-fashi(...)