The Irish Haiku Society, founded in
September 2006, is an association of haiku poets.
The Irish Haiku Society organises
haiku meetings, readings, book-launches, workshops, ginko and other
The Board of the Irish Haiku Society
deals with queries relating to these activities,
and can be contacted at
irishhaikusociety at gmail dot com
The results of the Irish
Haiku Society Haiku Competition 2012 have been announced! (see the Competition page)
"Bamboo Dreams", an Anthology of Haiku Poetry from Ireland edited by Anatoly Kudryavitsky and featuring 77 Irish haijin, is available to order via the Doghouse Books website.
Added haiku by Jim Burke, Marie Coveney, Joe Healey, Kara Craig, Beth McFarland, Tom Moloney, Conor O'Neill, Akagi Kobayashi, Diarmuid Fitzgerald, Marion Clarke, Helen Simcox
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of the Irish Haiku Society is free of charge and can be in one of three
categories: Guest, Ordinary and Honorary.
membership and publication of work on the society’s website, as well as
in other publications, are available for everyone, following
application and approval by the Board.
Board offers Ordinary membership to guest members based or born on the
island of Ireland.
membership is offered to poets of the Board’s choosing.
for membership of the Irish Haiku Society should be submitted to the
Board of the Irish Haiku Society at
note that Guest membership of the Irish Haiku Society is open to
everybody with an interest in haiku and related forms, and should not
therefore be interpreted as being any kind of professional
of the Irish Haiku Society does not constitute a recommendation.
of the Irish Haiku Society are welcome to popularise haiku and discuss
any haiku-related matters in public.
Constitution of the Irish Haiku Society is
available here (PDF format):
Any person who wishes to be on the Irish Haiku Society’s mailing list,
should write to
Board of the Society
The Board shall manage,
superintend and direct the affairs of the Society, execute and enforce
observance of the Rules of the Society, make representations and
negotiate with any person or bodies or any authority on behalf of the
members, have the power to decide all questions where the rules are not
members of the Board are:
Aisling White, Honorary
Bee Smith, Events
IHS Newsletter has
been discontinued. For information on haiku competitions and other
haiku news see our Facebook page at
Previous Issues of IHS Newsletter (PDF format)
to November 2009
News September to November 2009.pdf
to August 2009
News June to August 2009.pdf
December 2008 to
News December 2008 to February 2009.pdf
News September-November 2008.pdf
News June-August 2008.pdf
News March-May 2008.pdf
of the Irish Haiku Society
edited by Anatoly Kudryavitsky
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