14 days left to enter Strokestown Poetry Competitions 2018

Strokestown Awaits Your Pleasure Imagine being invited to read your poetry in Ireland’s lovely Strokestown Park House, being paid a reader’s fee – and having a poem printed in a beautifully produced, highly esteemed anthology? This could be yours as a finalist in this year’s International and Duais de hÍde competitions organised by Strokestown International Read more about 14 days left to enter Strokestown Poetry Competitions 2018[…]

21 days left to enter Strokestown Poetry Competitions 2018

Strokestown Poetry Competitions 2018 Strokestown International Poetry Festival (May 3rd – 7th 2018) has three major poetry competitions now open for on-line or postal entries until December 1st 2017. Strokestown is Ireland’s longest-running poetry festival, and has a reputation for friendly informality, twinned with deep respect for poetry, poets and poetry lovers. • Moya Cannon Read more about 21 days left to enter Strokestown Poetry Competitions 2018[…]

4 weeks left to enter Strokestown Poetry Competitions

  4 WEEKS LEFT TO ENTER STROKESTOWN POETRY COMPETITIONS 2018.  CLOSING 1ST DECEMBER 2017   Strokestown Poetry Competitions 2018 Strokestown International Poetry Festival (May 3rd – 7th 2018) has three major poetry competitions now open for on-line or postal entries until December 1st 2017. Strokestown is Ireland’s longest-running poetry festival, and has a reputation for Read more about 4 weeks left to enter Strokestown Poetry Competitions[…]

We will remember them – Ballina Arts Centre

  We will remember them   Mayo-based poets Mike Byrne and Anni Wilton-Jones will be reading a selection of First World War poems in Ballina Arts Centre on Monday, 13th November, 2017, at 8.00pm. The event, entitled We will remember them, will feature, in particular, poems written by Irish men and women, such as Katherine Tynan, who Read more about We will remember them – Ballina Arts Centre[…]

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[…]