30th Mar 11

Grace Wells wins the Strong Award

 Grace Wells has been awarded the Rupert and Eithne Strong Award for her collection When God Has Been Called Away to Greater Things, published by Dedalus Press. Her win was announced on 27th March by
16th Mar 11

Winners | Leaf Memoir Competition


The winners have been announced for the second Leaf Memoir Competition. First place was awarded to Eileen Curran for her piece entitled 'Waking the Dead', and the runner-up entry was ‘Rules&a

8th Mar 11

Shamrock (No 17) Now Available


The new issue of Shamrock (No 17) has a big selection of Greek haiku in English translation, an essay, a selection of international haiku, and a haibun. The results of the annual Readers' Choice Award appear at the top of the page, and yo

17th Feb 11

Writers In Schools Northern Ireland


Poetry Ireland Education are delighted to announce that Writers' In Schools are now offering primary and post-primary schools in Northern Ireland the opportunity to apply for support for a visit or residency by a writer or storyteller. &l

8th Feb 11

Peter Sirr wins the 2011 Michael Hartnett Award


Peter Sirr has been awarded the 2011 Michael Hartnett Prize in Poetry. The prize of €6500 is awarded to a single collection, that must be a poet's third or subsequent book published in

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