North West Words

Promoting the Arts in the North West of Ireland

North West Words 25th January Event

Posted on Jan 16, 2018

Join us, and poet and Summer Palace Press publisher, Kate Newmann, on Thursday 25th January, for our poetry award night. From 8pm in Florence Food Co Letterkenny, Co. Donegal, there will be readings of the shortlisted poems in the North West Words and Donegal Creameries Poetry Competition 2017 (English language poetry).

New and award-winning poetry and our monthly open mic. All are welcome and it’s free of charge.

The winning poem will be announced on the night. Come along and listen, or you can join in with a reading of your own work on the open mic.


‘Galway Crystal’ Trish Bennett, Co. Fermanagh
‘Still Life in Landscape’ Stephanie Conn, Co. Antrim
‘Damaged Tins’ Noel Connor, Staffordshire Moorlands, England
‘Euphemasia’ Patrick J Cosgrove, Co. Waterford
‘Keeper’ Gavan Duffy, Dublin
‘Rivers of Sleep’ Frank Farrelly, Co. Waterford
‘I was in Lanesborough today’ James Finnegan, Co. Donegal
‘Way to England’ Noel King, Co. Kerry
‘Séan Dáiliocht’ Eoin Mac Guibhir, Co. Donegal
‘Dead Dog’ Lynda Tavakoli, Co. Down