Welcome to Poetry Town!

Bailieborough Creative Hub - Welcome to Poetry Town!


2nd May 2019

For Poetry Day Ireland on May 2nd Bailieborough Creative Hub will turn Bailieborough into Ireland’s most poetic town. 

This FREE event will have poetry readings and performances by special guest poets in the Bailie Hotel (12pm) and Trisha’s Café at (3pm). There will be a poetry trail, open mike sessions, impromptu performances and FREE goodie bags with books sponsored by The Gallery Press. Local schools have been invited to take part in a poetry competition with the theme ‘Truth or Dare’ (this year’s Poetry Ireland theme) the winners will receive a prize and the opportunity to read or have their poem read at the closing event in the Library (7pm). This Bailieborough Creative Hub event is supported by Poetry Ireland and Cavan County Council.

Bailieborough Creative Hub will have many other surprises for Welcome to Poetry Town endeavouring to create ‘The most poetic town in Ireland’ so watch out for more information in the local shops and businesses or check out @BBCreativehub or email us at






Date and time:

02 May 2019 from 12:00 to 22:00


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