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Shortlist and longlist for North West Words and Donegal Creameries/Aurivo Poetry Competition 2016

Posted on Feb 2, 2017

North West Words and Donegal Creameries/Aurivo Poetry Competition 2016. We are pleased to announce the shortlist and longlist from our English language poetry competition: judge Kate Newmann. Thank you to everyone who entered, and to everyone who helped publicise the competition. And, an enormous thank you to our judge, Kate Newmann.  Congratulations to all. The winners will be announced from the shortlist at our next monthly event Thursday 23rd February 2017.

 

Shortlist (alphabetical order by surname)

This Is Not A Dialogue: Paul Bradley, Letterkenny, Co. Donegal

Father: David Butler, Bray, Co. Wicklow

My Father’s Dictionary: Frank Farrelly, Powerscourt, Co. Waterford

Primary School Sixth Class June 1961: Michael Farry, Trim,  Co. Meath

Somewhere In Between: Brian Kirk, Dublin

What I Do Not Know Is:  Aoife Reilly, Portlaoise, Co. Laois

Bite:  Glen Wilson, Portadown, Co. Armagh

 

Longlist

Tullabrackey: Michael Dooley, Bruff, Co. Limerick

Saddleworth Moor: Paul Jeffcutt, Banbridge, Co. Down

Long Distance: Frank Farrelly, Powerscourt, Co. Waterford

Sanctification: Clare O’Reilly, Maynooth, Co. Kildare

The heron at nine o’clock: Maxine Backus, Grueningen, Switzerland

5am, Tuesday Morning: Maurice Devitt, Dublin

Misgiving:  David Butler, Bray, Co. Wicklow

The Goat :  David Butler, Bray Co. Wicklow

The Woman in Waterside House:  Attracta Fahy, Corrandulla, Galway

An Irish Parent Speaks To His Son About Priests: Edward O’Dwyer,  Limerick

The Photograph:  Karen O’Connor, Tralee, Co. Kerry

Primary School Sixth Class June 1961: Michael Farry, Trim, Co. Meath

Somewhere in Between:  Brian Kirk, Dublin

Bite:  Glen Wilson, Portadown, Co. Armagh

Sunday:  Paul Bradley,  Letterkenny, Co. Donegal

This Is Not A Dialogue: Paul Bradley,  Letterkenny, Co. Donegal

What I Do Not Know Is: Aoife Reilly,  Portlaoise, Co. Laois

My Father’s Dictionary: Frank Farrelly, Powerscourt, Co. Waterford

My Blessed Lamb:  Jackie Shortland, Cork

Father:  David Butler, Bray Co. Wicklow