‘This Moment’ by Eavan Boland has been chosen by Lani O’Hanlon, author, poet and dance artist. Read More
This week’s poem ‘Portiuncula’ was written by Patricia Hodgins, Household Assistant at Portiuncula University Hospital, with her son Tyler, in response to Saolta Arts’ PUH Artist in Residence Programme 2019.
Today is Poetry Day Ireland, where we celebrate not only the poems we love but the creation of poetry itself and the solace it can bring us. Read More
This week’s poem, ‘A Dying Race’ by Andrew Motion, has been chosen by Mary Grehan, Arts in Health Curator for Children’s Health Ireland. Read More
Poetry Prescriptions is our new weekly series with a title nodding to William Sieghart’s acclaimed collection, The Poetry Pharmacy: Tried-and-True Prescriptions for the Heart, Mind and Soul. We have invited contributors to choose a poem that speaks to them in this time of isolation and loss, or simply a poem that has a particular significance. Healthcare workers, artists, arts and health practitioners, health service users and others will be sharing their picks over the coming weeks. Read More