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Shortlist North West Words & Ealaín na Gaeltachta Poetry Competition 2017

Posted on Feb 4, 2018

North West Words are delighted to announce the shortlist for our 2017 Irish language poetry competition sponsored by Ealaín na Gaeltachta and Donegal Creameries. Thank you to everyone who entered and to our judge Proinsias Mac a’Bhaird and congratulations to the shortlisted poets.

In alphabetical order by surname:

‘An Dá Thrá’ Máire Ní Bhriain, Loch Garman

‘Linntreoga Doimhne’ Seosaimhín Nic Rabhartaigh, Baile Dhún na nGall, Co. Dhún na nGall

‘An Mhucais faoin Nollaig’ Gréagóir Ó Dúill, Baile Átha Cliath

‘Ar Bhruach’ Dubhán Ó Longáin, Bealach Féich, Co. Dhún na nGall

‘Gur fút is breá liom’ Art Ó Súilleabháin, Corr na Móna Co. na Gaillimhe

The winner will be announced at our awards night in Florence Food Co Letterkenny Thursday 22nd February 2018 starting at 8pm. There will be readings of the shortlisted poems, music and open mic. The evening will be compered by Mise Áine.

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