Watch an online celebration of the life and work of poet Eavan Boland, presented by Poetry Ireland, Irish Arts Center, and the Embassy of Ireland to the United States.

Hosted via Zoom by Arts Council Director and former Poetry Ireland Director Maureen Kennelly, Rachael Gilkey of the Irish Arts Center; and Christina Ablaza of Stanford's Creative Writing Program, this tribute to Eavan Boland comes a month after her passing, and include some of Ireland and America's finest writers, alongside political leaders, diplomats, activists and academics who revered Eavan as a poet, teacher, colleague and friend.

Contributors include former President of Ireland, Mary Robinson; Mayor of Seattle Jenny Durkan; Ireland’s Ambassador to the US, Daniel Mulhall, and Permanent Representative to the UN, Geraldine Byrne Nason; Kevin Young, poetry editor of the New Yorker; novelists & short story writers Tobias Wolff and Belinda McKeon; poets Paula Meehan, Alvy Carragher, Marie Howe and Solmaz Sharif; musician Loah and Poetry Aloud winner Michael Tient among its many guest speakers and readers from across the United States and Ireland.