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Hear 1st and 2nd prize winners of Poetry Ireland and Butlers poetry competition at Strokestown

Both 1st and 2nd Prize winners of the Poetry Ireland and Butlers poetry competition will be reading at Strokestown.  Jessamine O’Connor will be reading on Friday 28th Of April at 8pm, and Geraldine Mitchell will be reading at 3.30 on Sunday 30th April. http://www.independent.ie/entertainment/books/sensual-poem-by-roscommon-woman-wins-poetry-day-ireland-and-butlers-poetry-competition-35632563.html

Duais de hÍde – 29 Aibreán

  Duais de hÍde Urraithe ag Conradh na Gaeilge • Gearrliosta • Celia de Fréine (Iarfhocal); Rody Gorman (Lorg ­Shuibhne); Ceaití Ní Bheildiúin (D’Ionú Tagtha); Bríd Ní Mhóráin (Uaisle an tSléibhe); Seosamh Ó Murchú (Ruathar Anama); Mícheál Ó Ruairc (Guth). Beidh léamhanna dá gcuid féin ag na filí ar an ngearr­liosta, fite fuaite le léamhanna eile Read more about Duais de hÍde – 29 Aibreán[…]

Congratulations Jessamine

Congratulations to Jessamine O’Connor (our Roscommon Judge) who won The Poetry Day Ireland and Butlers Chocolate Poetry Competition 2017 with her poem ‘Meet me for Coffee‘. Poetry Ireland and Butlers Chocolate Cafés invited poets to submit poems for the Poetry Day Ireland 2017 competition. The theme of the competition was open, but poems had to mention either chocolate or Read more about Congratulations Jessamine[…]

4 Weeks today – Strokestown Poetry Festival begins!

Only 4 weeks today until Poetry Day Ireland and the beginning of the Strokestown International Poetry Festival. Come and join us for an evening with Sarah Clancy and members of the Hermit Collective in Strokestown Park House on Thursday 27th April, 7.30  (In conjunction with Roscommon County Council).  Check the programme for details of all Read more about 4 Weeks today – Strokestown Poetry Festival begins![…]

Only 5 weeks to our weekend of poetry

Strokestown Poetry Festival 27th April – 1st May 2017 Only 5 weeks today to Strokestown Poetry Festival! Come and join us for a week end of poetry with …. Eiléan Ní Chuilleanáin, Vincent Woods, Paddy Bushe, Doireann Ní Ghríofa, Maura Dooley, Cathal O’Searcaigh, James Harpur, Sarah Clancy, Jessamine O’Connor, Patrick Maddock, Michéal O Ruairc, Simon Read more about Only 5 weeks to our weekend of poetry[…]