International Residencies and Exchanges

Aodh Ruadh Ó Domhnaill Exchange in Association with Residencia Literaria 1863, Literature Ireland, Poetry Ireland, and The Tyrone Guthrie Centre

This programme facilitates exchange between poets living and working in Ireland, and living and working in Galicia, Spain. The exchange promotes Irish poets and poetry abroad, and Spanish poets and poetry in Ireland. This exchange is advertised online by all partnering organisations. The exchange offers an Irish poet one-month, self-catering, in Galicia, and a Galician poet one month, fully catered, in our Big House, along with translation opportunities, and festival appearances or readings. Advertised online by all partnering organisations.

1863 Residencia Literaria Literature IrelandPoetry Ireland

Varuna Writer’s Exchange in Association with Poetry Ireland and The Tyrone Guthrie Centre

This programme facilitates exchange between Irish and Australian poets. The exchange offers one month in Varuna for an Irish poet, and one month in The Tyrone Guthrie Centre for an Australian poet.

Poetry IrelandVaruna


This exchange with the Virginia Centre for the Creative Arts has been running for several years. It facilitates exchange between writers, visual artists, and composers living and working on the island of Ireland, and those living and working in Virginia, USA. Advertised by partnering organisations online.


Time spent at Annaghmakerrig is priceless. I completed several books of poetry and prose because of the opportunity The Tyrone Guthrie Centre provides to concentrate in such a work-focused yet relaxed atmosphere. Simply priceless.

Gerald Dawe - Poet

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