Poetry Competitions 2019

All competitions have now closed for 2019.  The finals and prizes will be announced at the 21st Festival in Strokestown on May 2nd - 6th 2019.  Check HERE for details

The Roscommon Poets' Prize and The Schools' Competitions closed on February 15th 2019.

The International Poetry Prize (English language), The Duais de hÍde (Irish language prize) and The Percy French Prize for witty verse launched on September 17th 2018, and closed on 7th December 2018.  The shortlist will be announced in February 2019.

For further information about each prize, click on the name of the competition above.

The prizes will be awarded for all competitions at the 2019 Festival, 2nd - 6th May in Strokestown.