Patrick Kavanagh gathering

A group of poetry enthusiasts gathered recently to mark the 50th anniversary of Patrick Kavanagh’s passing. Organised by Strokestown Poetry Festival, the event included readings of the great poet’s work, anecdotes about his life and times, and one of his most recognisable works, On Raglan Road, sung by Pat Compton. Pictured afterwards outside Strokestown Community Read more about Patrick Kavanagh gathering[…]

Patrick Kavanagh Poetry Reading

A group of poetry enthusiasts gathered recently to mark the 50th anniversary of Patrick Kavanagh’s passing. Organised by Strokestown Poetry Festival, the event included readings of the great poet’s work, anecdotes about his life and times, and one of his most recognisable works, On Raglan Road, sung by Pat Compton. Pictured afterwards outside Strokestown Community Read more about Patrick Kavanagh Poetry Reading[…]

One day left!

Tomorrow, the 1st of December is the last day for receipt of entries to the Strokestown Poetry Competitions which include, The Strokestown International Prize, the Duais de hÍde for Irish Language and The Percy French Prize for Comic Verse.   For further details click here   https://www.strokestownpoetry.org/competitions-2018/

14 days left to enter Strokestown Poetry Competitions 2018

Strokestown Awaits Your Pleasure Imagine being invited to read your poetry in Ireland’s lovely Strokestown Park House, being paid a reader’s fee – and having a poem printed in a beautifully produced, highly esteemed anthology? This could be yours as a finalist in this year’s International and Duais de hÍde competitions organised by Strokestown International Read more about 14 days left to enter Strokestown Poetry Competitions 2018[…]