This Thursday, April 29th, is Poetry Day Ireland. An all-island celebration of the power of poetry run by Poetry Ireland, this year RTÉ lyric fm will broadcast six specially chosen poems to mark the day - listen to Turn Again by Ciaran Carson above...

Listeners will hear the poems across the day, on Marty in the Morning, Classical Daytime, The Full Score, Classic Drive, Mystery Train, and Blue of the Night.

Voiced by actors Aoibhínn McGinnity and Enda Oates, the poems are:

· LEAVING LONDON FOR BELFAST by Mícheál McCann

· TRASNÚ NA TEORANN by Caitríona Ní Chléirchín

· JOURNEY BY NIGHT by Theo Dorgan

· CHANCES ARE by Sarah Clancy

· ATLANTIS – A LOST SONNET by Eavan Boland

· TURN AGAIN by Ciaran Carson

RTÉ Supporting the Arts is a proud partner for Poetry Day Ireland.