As part of the ‘Irish Women in Literature’: Inspiring Authors in a magnificent Historic House, we presented Roscommon Women Poets

In conjunction with Strokestown Park House and The Irish Heritage Trust, we invited eight women to read their poems at the conference.  The readers included two of the Secondary Schools’ shortlisted poets, and four from the Roscommon Poets prize.   Several poets from The Hermit Collective also read.   Jessamine O’Connor concluded the conference, reading a selection Read more about As part of the ‘Irish Women in Literature’: Inspiring Authors in a magnificent Historic House, we presented Roscommon Women Poets[…]

Culture Night 22nd September 2017

Strokestown Poetry organised a Schools’ Poetry Reading in Strokestown Library.  In conjunction with Roscommon County Library and Roscommon CoCo. Several young poets were invited to Strokestown Library to read their shortlisted poems from the Festival earlier this year, to an audience which included local fifth and sixth class students. The event was organised by Strokestown Read more about Culture Night 22nd September 2017[…]