Poetry Day Resources

Poetry Day Ireland, a national celebration of poetry and poets, takes place this Thursday 27th April. With the theme of “Poetry Connects“, schools are encouraged to get pupils reading, performing and composing poetry. Seomra Ranga has some poetry resources...

Poetry Day Ireland

Poetry Day Ireland is a major one-day festival of Irish poets and poetry at home and abroad. This year Poetry Day Ireland takes place on Thursday 27 April and the theme for the 2017 event is “Poetry Connects“. Events will be taking place all over the...

Book Review: The Moon Spun Round

“The Moon Spun Round – W. B. Yeats For Children” is a new illustrated book from the O’Brien Press. It features poems, folk tales, childhood writing and some information on W. B. Yeats and his family. Having been born and raised in the...

ESL Aloud Website

ESL Aloud is a new website from an Irish primary school teacher. The teacher creates simple poems in order to teach basic vocabulary to pupils learning English as a second language. The poems are colourful and engaging and would look great projected large onto an IWB....

Yeats 2015

2015 marks the 150th anniversary since the birth of the poet W.B. Yeats. A year-long series of celebrations are planned to mark the event with exhibitions, poetry readings, performances and recordings. More information on the events to mark the year can be found on...