Poetry M’app – LabeLLit 2019

Coming to you  from Belfast and connecting across five continents, on #PoetryDayIRL 2019, we have created an online interactive map, poet Maria McManus, in collaboration with sound artist Una Lee, enabling the followers of  Poetry Day 2019 to listen to the poems read by the poets themselves. Our project is supported by the Arts Council of…

Maeve O’Sullivan: her LabeLLit Experience (2018)

It’s sometimes said that the contemporary Irish poetry scene is something of an echo chamber. With an army of active poets, so many journals and competitions to submit to, and collections, anthologies, reviews and features to read, plus a plethora of launches, readings and festivals to attend, there is plenty to keep us busy. Much…

Literature in Public Space #PoetryDayIRL

Damian Smyth, Head of Literature & Drama at the Arts Council of Northern Ireland speaks about how he sees this project contributes to putting poetry into public space.

Olive Broderick & @LabeLLit

Poet Olive Broderick joins in LabeLLit for #PoetryDayIRL and shows how she is engaging with people who are sight-impaired.