Culture Night Poetry Please Strokestown 2017

  Poetry Please Poetry will be how Fifth and Sixth Class children from Strokestown will be marking Culture Night Ireland on Friday, September 22nd. As part of Strokestown Poetry Festival’s commitment to encouraging local people and school children to enjoy more poetry, a morning reading will be held in the town Library, where some of Read more about Culture Night Poetry Please Strokestown 2017[…]

Exciting weekend at Shorelines Festival Portumna

    http://www.shorelinesartsfestival.com/2017-brochure.html An exciting weekend is promised at Portumna’s Shorelines Festival. Today, September 15th  – Rowan Tolley Company Stories, Songs and Sambos – Martin Malone, Helena Mulkerrins & Simon O’Faoláin plus, film, music, art  and more….. Tomorrow September 16th Family events, Writing workshop with Leanne O’Sullivan,  Calligraphy, Heritage walk, Film, Literary Lunch – Mike Read more about Exciting weekend at Shorelines Festival Portumna[…]

Strokestown Poetry Competitions launched today!

We have launched 3 poetry Competitions today – The Strokestown International Prize, The Duais de hÍde for Irish Language, and The Percy French for Comic Verse.     https://www.strokestownpoetry.org/competitions-2018/ Strokestown International Poetry Competition 2018 1st Prize € 2,000  Plus  A week-long residency at Anam Cara Writer’s and Artist’s Retreat 2nd Prize € 700 3rd Prize € Read more about Strokestown Poetry Competitions launched today![…]

Cork International Short Story Festival

The Cork International Short Story Festival, will take place from the 13th to the 16th of September. This is a four-day festival during which authors and readers share their passion for words through readings and workshops. Please find the complete program here: http://www.corkshortstory.net/programme2017.html.

3 days to the launch of Strokestown Poetry Competitions

The Strokestown International Prize, the Duais de hÍde and The Percy French Prize for Comic Verse will be launched in 3 days on the 1st September 2017.   The Strokestown International Poetry Prize 1st Prize € 2,000  Plus  A week-long residency at Anam Cara Writer’s and Artist’s Retreat 2nd Prize € 700 3rd Prize € Read more about 3 days to the launch of Strokestown Poetry Competitions[…]