20 Photos, 20 Lines (or less…), 20 Prizes & 20 Years of Strokestown

It may be hard to believe, but 2018 marks the 20th International Poetry Festival in Strokestown, making it one of Ireland’s longest running literary get-togethers. The Festival takes place over May Bank Holiday Weekend, from May 3rd to 7th 2018, with an exciting programme of poetry-related events taking place in and around the town of Read more about 20 Photos, 20 Lines (or less…), 20 Prizes & 20 Years of Strokestown[…]

Roscommon Writing Award Winner Announced

Congratulations to our own Louise G. Cole who formed part of the shortlist for the New Roscommon Writing Awards.  The winner was announced on the 12th of December in Áras an Chontae, Roscommon. Others on the shortlist were: AMANDA KELLY KEVIN HORA JAMES WOODS EILEEN KEANE MICHAEL HERRION LOUISE G. COLE ANDY JONES SUSAN GRAHAM Read more about Roscommon Writing Award Winner Announced[…]

Gerry Boland launches short stories

THE FAR SIDE OF HAPPINESS by Gerry Boland Sixteen stories, sixteen intriguing situations and a fascinating cast of characters from poet and author, Gerry Boland. An unemployed man, living alone, experiences a brief moment of epiphany only for his fragile optimism to be shattered by a freak accident. A seemingly straightforward story about a marriage Read more about Gerry Boland launches short stories[…]