11 PARNELL SQUARE – PLANNING PERMISSION GRANTED FOR NEXT CHAPTER IN DUBLIN’S LITERARY QUARTER

We are delighted that Poetry Ireland and the Irish Heritage Trust have received planning permission for ambitious plans to restore No. 11 Parnell Square, a historic Georgian townhouse in Dublin’s north inner city and open it up for public access as a new home for poetry in Ireland, the Poetry Ireland Centre.

Learn more here where you can watch journalist Olivia O’Leary, commentator Mícheál Ó Muircheartaigh, comedian Dara Ó Briain, actor Aidan Gillen, poets Paula Meehan and Paul Muldoon, Marie Heaney and the people behind the restoration of No. 11 Parnell Square tell us why Ireland needs a home for poetry.