Note: Applications for the Writers in Schools Scheme are currently being accepted for autumn 2020, with the proviso that we will continue to follow public health advice from the HSE/Government.
Operated by Poetry Ireland
This scheme is co-funded by the Arts Council but administered by Poetry Ireland.
The Writers in Schools Scheme part-funds visits by writers and storytellers to schools throughout the island of Ireland.
For more information, please refer to the education section of the Poetry Ireland website, www.poetryireland.ie.
For information regarding criteria for eligibility to apply for inclusion on
the Writers in Schools directory, please refer to: http://www.poetryireland.ie/education/wis-criteria.htm
induction process for eligible applicants includes an interview, training,
garda vetting, and participation in a mentoring programme.
Writers in Schools Scheme
11 Parnell Square East
Tel: +353 1 6789022
Fax: +353 1 6789782