2022 Poetry Competition Results

We are delighted to announce the winners of our two international poetry competitions, as unveiled during the Fingal Poetry Festival. Is cúis áthais dúinn buaicfhilí ár gcomórtaisí filíochta a ainmniú. Congratulations!! Comhghairdeas leo! We want to thank everyone for entering, the judges were delighted with the quality of poems submitted and the diversity of voices.Continue reading “2022 Poetry Competition Results”

Today is the day! Fingal Poetry Festival is coming to town!

Today at 8.30pm, Floraville will play stage to poetry and music, launching this year’s Festival in style by celebrating the light that poetry brings to our lives. Listen to poetry and watch a live performance of “Currents”, a specially commissioned poem by Sunday’s Child. “Currents” will also feature in our spectacular new video projection, whichContinue reading “Today is the day! Fingal Poetry Festival is coming to town!”

CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS: Fingal Poetry Slam 2022

Be part of Fingal Poetry Festival’s Poetry Slam Fri 16th September Submit your poem or piece of spoken word for a chance to slam live at Fingal PoetryFestival’s Grand Poetry Slam. The event will take place in Skerries Mills Courtyard on Fri 16 September, from 7 pm, as part of the 2022 Fingal Poetry Festival.Continue reading “CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS: Fingal Poetry Slam 2022”

First 2022 Poetry Slam a Great Success

What a great night at our first monthly Poetry Slam at Rush Library! We had a very popular winner in Eppy Mutetwa. Huge congratulations! She will be able to compete for the title of Fingal Slam Champion in the Fingal Poetry Festival’s Grand Poetry Slam in Skerries Mills on Friday 16th September. A huge thankContinue reading “First 2022 Poetry Slam a Great Success”

Looking forward to Fingal Poetry Festival 2022

The Fingal Poetry Festival 2022 is promising to be another exciting celebration of poetry and music, running from September 15th to 18th.  However, we are very happy to announce that we also have a number of events lined up to take place before the Festival weekend. 1) Calling all performance poets! We are  running POETRY SLAMS inContinue reading “Looking forward to Fingal Poetry Festival 2022”

An Fiach Dubh: Duaisdhánta foilsithe

An Fiach Dubh, comórtas filíochta Gaeilge a rith Féile Filíochta Fhine Gall –  Tá na duaisdhánta ón chomórtas seo foilsithe anois i bhFeasta – Meán Fómhair 2021, imleabhar 74, uimhir 09, thar dhá leathanach ar a bhfuil dearadh aoibhinn déanta orthu. The Fiach Dubh, Irish language poetry competition run by the Fingal Poetry Festival – The winning poemsContinue reading “An Fiach Dubh: Duaisdhánta foilsithe”

Thank you for the 2021 Festival!

Thank you!!! What a time we had! Poems in windows, poems on trees, poems in lights, poems on benches, poems in films, poems in schools and nursing homes, poems at the foot of a Martello Tower, under trees in Ardgillan Park and in an urban park, poems in Baldongan, poems in people’s gardens and poemsContinue reading “Thank you for the 2021 Festival!”

Update during the 2021 Festival Weekend

As the Festival Weekend progresses, we would like to keep you all updated on what is happening. And that is a lot! We are delighted with the events so far, and hope to see many of you over the next day and a half. There are still a few tickets left for our events overContinue reading “Update during the 2021 Festival Weekend”