Course Description

Irish Literature: Poets & Poetry

Martin Keaveney Creative Writing


This exciting new course investigates a series of poets and poetry starting early in the 20th century and working our way up to the present day. Poets featured in this program are George William Russell/AE, Denis  Devlin, Derek Mahon, Leland Bardwell, Eavan Boland, Nuala Ní Dhomhnaill, Dylan Brennan and Doireann Ní Ghríofa. The sessions will be supported by a weekly video, several readings of the works and commentary, plus other media where available. The course will be a very enjoyable and rewarding tour of 20th/21st century poetry, with the overarching question of what is Irish Poetry? What has the shape of Irish Poetry been over the past century? Where is it going next? Suitable for enthusiasts of Irish Literature at all levels and those considering study of English at University. Presented by Dr Martin Keaveney, John McGahern scholar and Associate Lecturer at NUIG in Irish Literature. Starts TBA Duration: 8 weeks. Time: TBA Registration: TBA Enquire at 0876007100


Course Code MKILPP
College Name Martin Keaveney Creative Writing
Course Category Humanities & Social Sciences, Irish Literature
Course Type Online Learning
Course Location Ireland
Course Duration 8 weeks
Course Times Video Conference 6.00pm-7.15pm (Tuesdays)
Title of Awarding Certificate of Completion
Entry Requirements None.
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