The Shortlist for Comórtas Dhughlas de h-Íde 2017 has just been announced by the Judge, Cathal Ó Searcaigh. The Poets are –
Celia de Fréine, Dublin (“Iarfhocal”);
Rody Gorman, Isle of Skye, Scotland (“Lorg Shuibhne”);
Ceaití Ní Bheildiúin, Trá Lí, Co. Chiarraí (“D’Ionú Tagtha”);
Bríd Ní Mhóráin, Trá Lí (“Uaisle an tSléibhe”);
Seosamh Ó Murchú, Co. Bhaile Átha Cliath (“Ruathar Anama”)
Micheál Ó Ruairc, Baile Átha Cliath (“Guth”).
The Winner will be announced at the 19th Strokestown International Poetry Festival which will run from the 27th to 30th April, 2017.