Noelle Lynskey announced as Poet Laureate for Strokestown

Noelle LynskeyPoetry Ireland has just announced Noelle Lynskey as Poet Laureate for Strokestown, Co Roscommon, as part of the PoetryTown initiative.  In this role she has been appointed to write a poem honouring and reflecting Strokestown and its people. This poem will be revealed as part of the programme of events happening between September 10th-18th

Noelle is a former judge of the Strokestown Schools’ Poetry Competition and is an ongoing advisor to the Strokestown Festival committee. She says she is looking forward to the role as a lot of her poetry inspiration stems from her home town.

For more details including the other Poetrytown Laureates named today, see

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