This is a growing collection of Irish poets. It includes the most famous Irish poets,James Joyce, Seamus Heaney and W.B.Yeats. We hope to add less well known Irish poets soon.
|James Joyce (1882-1941)|
|Seamus Heaney (1939- )|
|W.B. Yeats (1865 – 1939)|
|Patrick Kavanagh (1904 – 1967)|
|Oscar Wilde –(1854 – 1900)|
Contemporary Irish Poets
- Contemporary Poets
- Nobel Prize for Literature
- A- Z List of Poets
- The Irish Poetry Page A Collection of Irish poetry by a variety of Irish poets. Also includes Irish Poems set to music.
“Irish poetry remains a creation happily, fundamentally rooted in rural civilization, yet aware and in touch with the elementals of the future.”
– from Front Page of Irish Poetry
- The Faber Book of Contemporary Irish Poetry,
Edited Paul Muldoon
Taking the death of Yeats in 1939 as its starting point, this anthology features selections from the work of ten Irish poets, including Patrick Kavanagh, Louis MacNeice, Thomas Kinsella, John Montague, Seamus Heaney, and Michael Longley.
- 20th Century Irish Poems (Poet to Poet)
Michael Longley Editor
A collection of “hear -rending” poems from Irish poets. These poems draw on the rich and turbulent century that Ireland has witnessed. Amongst other things these poems have been influenced by events they have witnessed; such as emigration, the 1916 uprising, world wars, and the more recent troubles .