Dawn to Dusk, celebrating National Poetry Day – starting HERE IN ENNISKILLEN at the Lovely Leitrim Barge Various Sites around towm from  8am-8pm It all starts with a scrumptious Breakfast on request Lovely Leitrim Barge 8am-10am which is moored between the bus station and The Erne SHOPPING CENTRE

Enniskillen Poetry Schedule

  • 10:00am Saddlers - upstairs Probus
  • 11:00 am Enniskillen Museum  Fermanagh Genealogy Group
  • 12 noon Westbridge House Favourite poems
  • 1:00 pm the Keep - Inniskillings Museum Francis Ledwidge
  • 2:00 pm Aisling Centre Favourite poems
  • 3:00 pm Railway Heritage Display, Enniskillen Museum Train travel
  • 4:00 pm Lakeland Youth Centre Local students/Freedom
  • 5:00 pm The Breakout Space, Fermanagh House John Montague
  • 6:00 pm The Happiness Trap Dawn to Dusk: some past highlights
  • 7:00 pm Blakes of the Hollow Poems about Sport
  • 8:00 pm Mulhern’s Belmore Street Fermanagh Writers' favourite poems


What is National Poetry Day?

National Poetry Day is an annual celebration that inspires people throughout the UK to enjoy, discover and share poems. Everyone is invited to join in, whether by organising events, displays, competitions or by simply posting favourite lines of poetry on social media using #nationalpoetryday.

Experience Something Beautiful in Fermanagh!


Experience and participate in Fermanagh’s finest live entertainment & visual arts this autumn when Fermanagh Live takes place from Wednesday 4th October to Sunday 8th Oct 2017. The festival thrives on showcasing local and international innovative and exceptional talent providing a diverse range of the very best in music, dance, film, literature, comedy, carnival and visual arts.

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