AN INVITATION TO POETRY
At Strokestown Park House
The Strokestown International Poetry Festival was founded in 1999. It takes place annually on the first weekend of May, in Strokestown, Co. Roscommon. The weekend provides a world-renowned forum for excellence in poetry. Strokestown is famous for the large audiences that attend all readings and allied to the welcome, the friendliness and the scenery, the weekend is an unforgettable experience and a thrilling immersion in contemporary poetry. ‘Our mission is to showcase contemporary poetry, local, national and international, foster the development of emerging writers and consolidate poetry in local cultural life bringing it to the widest possible audience’.
Photos from the 2022 Festival
Strokestown Poetry Festival 2022 Events
Strokestown Park House
Bus Eireann, No 22 travels directly from Dublin Airport to Strokestown
Hotel & Restaurant
The Percy French Hotel, https://www.thepercyfrenchhotel.com/
Yu Garden Chinese, https://www.facebook.com/yugardenchinesestrokestown/
Strokestown Park House Cafe, http://www.strokestownpark.ie/cafe-shop/
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Strokestown Poetry Festival
Tel: +353 71 9633759 (10am – 1pm)