Nell Regan lectures on  Irish poetry at 3rd level as well as running creative writing and educational workshops for children, young adults and adults. She also designs and runs courses for teachers and is available to develop courses/ one off sessions for schools, 3rd level institution and community groups. For bookings and more information contact Nell at preparingforspring[at] and also Poetry Ireland Writers in Schools.


Third Level

Lecturer on Irish Poetry for the University of Iowa Irish Writing Programme, UCD .

Guest lecturer UCC MA Creative Writing

Guest lecturer at US universities including Glucksman Ireland House, New York University, NY; Irish Studies, Villanova University, PA; University of Iowa, IA.


Adult Creative Writing Workshops

Introduction to Creative Writing, Mermaid Arts Centre, July 2017.


Schools and teacher education
A trained and experienced primary teacher she facilitates one off sessions and creative writing residencies for Poetry Ireland Writers in Schools, Worldwide Global Schools, Dun Laoghaire Rathdown Arts office and Children’s Books Ireland among others. Her Department of Education approved teacher summer courses, ‘Creative Writing and Special Needs’ has run in Drumcondra Education Centre, Blackrock Education Centre and Dublin West Education Centre and participants said,

I have to say this is the best Summer Course I have completed to date.
Very helpful & thoroughly enjoyable!  

Excellent enthusiastic presenter who shows an obvious passion and gift for writing.
Thoroughly enjoyed the week.

Excellent course, most enjoyable!

Click here for video of residency  CBI Seanchaí 2016 project