Poetry Town Belmullet: Poetry in motion - Visit North Mayo

Poetry Town Belmullet: Poetry in motion

Poetry Town

Back in July Poetry Ireland announced details of Poetry Town, a new all-island initiative, which will see more than a hundred FREE poetry-related activities take place in 20 towns across the island of Ireland between 10th and 18th September 2021. Along with local authority Arts offices,  a Poet Laureate was appointed to each town participating.

Poetry Town Poet Laureate
Poetry Town Poet Laureate

Poetry Town Belmullet

Anne Walsh Donnelly was appointed Poet Laureate for Belmullet, Co. Mayo. Originally from County Carlow, Anne now lives in County Mayo. Anne was appointed to write a poem honouring and reflecting Belmullet and its people.

Anne Walsh Donnelly will read her poem for Belmullet LIVE from Áras Inis Gluaire via the arts Centre’s Facebook Page and via Mayo County Council’s arts office Facebook Page on 16th September at 6:00pm

Aras-Inis-Gluaire-building Belmullet Co. Mayo
Áras Inis Gluaire, the Erris Arts Centre

Poetry in motion

Park Run is now a worldwide phenomenon. Erris, Belmullet, is the most westerly park run in Europe and boasts the finest scenery of the wild Atlantic. Join the park run on 18 September and experience inspirational lines of poetry along the route.

Cross, Belmullet, Co. Mayo