News from the Fingal Poetry Festival

An Fiach Dubh 2021 – Irish Language Poetry Competition

Open to national and international writers of poetry in the Irish language, An Fiach Dubh poetry award is a new and exciting addition to the Fingal Poetry Festival due to take place from September 16th – 19th 2021. An Fiach Dubh – Irish Poetry Competition is kindly sponsored by Country Crest. The winner of AnContinue reading “An Fiach Dubh 2021 – Irish Language Poetry Competition”

Announcing the Winners of the 2020 Fingal Poetry Prize

Many congratulations to the prize-winners of the first-ever Fingal Poetry Prize!  The winning poems are: 1st: John Baylis Post, Reredos2nd: Jim McElroy, Rivermouth3rd: Chandrika Narayanan Mohan, Stargazing With My MotherHighly Commended:A.M. Cousins, Sestina for MaggieMonica De Bhailís, The Grey Scrape of the SpringChandrika Narayanan Mohan, AraratBrian Kirk, Hard SwallowsEithne Lannon, Oileán na Sionnach The poets readingContinue reading “Announcing the Winners of the 2020 Fingal Poetry Prize”

2020 Fingal Poetry Prize is Now Closed

The 2020 Fingal Poetry Prize is now closed!Thank you for sending your poems; entries came in from all over the world and are now on their way to our judge, Mary O’Donnell.Successful entrants will be notified by the second week in August.

Announcing The Fingal Poetry Prize

As part of Fingal Poetry Festival, due to take place in Skerries from September 4th to 6th, we are delighted to announce the Fingal Poetry Prize, which will be adjudicated in its inaugural year by esteemed poet and writer Mary O’Donnell. Our generous sponsor for the award is DHL Ireland.

There Will Be Time

Poetry at Skerries Mills – Fingal Poetry Festival are inviting people in Skerries to mark Poetry Day Ireland on April 30th by using windows and shop fronts all around Skerries to display the owners’ favourite poems. This can be hand written, printed, with or without illustrations. The aim is to open a window on poetryContinue reading “There Will Be Time”

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