Poetry Competition

RAFTERY RETURNS POETRY COMPETITION…

We are pleased to announce that the long list of 10 poems have been selected for the Raftery Returns Arts Festival poetry competition.

They are as follows:

  • No Going Back by Art O’Suilleabhan
  • Leaving (July 1st 1966) by John McGrath
  • Bog Song by Eileen Casey.
  • As it is in Heaven by Daragh Byrne.
  • Sacramental by David Butler.
  • The Last Waltz by Susan Kelly.
  • Just above the Rooftops by Tim Dwyer.
  • Tomb by John McGrath.
  • Resilience by Edel Burke.
  • Fear Not by Cormac Culkeen.

The short list of three poems will be announced on 25th September 2021.

Thank you for contributing and the best of luck in the final.

Looking forward to seeing you in Kiltimagh for the presentation of prizes on October 1st.

You are invited to
THE RAFTERY RETURNS POETRY COMPETITION PRIZE-GIVING on
Friday, October 1st at 7pm in Cill Aodáin Hotel Kiltimagh.
Also OPEN MIC: Come along. Bring your poem, a song or just yourself and enjoy the evening.

 

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