On September 21st, which was Culture Night in Ireland this year, the Strokestown Awards for 2013 were launched in Galway Arts Centre.
Music has always been a central part of the Strokestown experience. Anna-Louise Costello, Matt Molloy, Patsy Hanly, John Carty, John
Martin Dyar is originally from Swinford in County Mayo. His debut collection, Maiden Names, described by Bernard O’Donoghue as ‘a thrilling new