Fancy a Lift? Daily poetry postcards

as part of the Well Festival of Arts & Wellbeing 2022, look/listen back

Fancy a lift? is a series of daily poetry postcards, curated by Waterford writer Joanne McCarthy, as part of the Well Festival of Arts & Wellbeing 2022.

Today’s poem is Bábóg Bróige, Iarsmalann na hÓige, Dún Éideann, by Eilín de Paor.

Graphic design by Alina O’Shaughnessy
Video edit by DGM Photographic

The Well Festival celebrates all the ways the arts help us to feel good and is presented by Garter Lane Arts Centre, Waterford City & County Libraries and Waterford Healing Arts Trust. The festival is kindly funded by the Arts Council, the HSE and Waterford City and County Council, with additional support from Sanofi. See

You can watch more Fancy a Lift? daily poetry postcards here:

‘Breathing Space’, by Michael Flynn.


‘Keen’ by Emily S. Cooper


‘No Bells or Whistles’ by Sarah Clancy


‘Goats’ by Ger Duffy