Heaney among poetry festival big names

The country’s biggest poetry festival kicks off today featuring a range of celebrated writers such as Seamus Heaney and Ruth Padel.

The country’s biggest poetry festival kicks off today featuring a range of celebrated writers such as Seamus Heaney and Ruth Padel.

DLR Poetry Now opens in Dun Laoghaire’s Pavilion Theatre with a keynote address by Ms Padel tonight.

The festival runs until Sunday and includes writing workshops, the Irish Times Poetry Now award, and a series of readings.

Now in its 13th year, DLR has grown into one of the country’s most celebrated poetry gatherings.

It is funded by Dun Laoghaire Rathdown County Council and the Arts Council and produced by Dun Laoghaire Rathdown County Council.

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