June 2017 – Poem of the Month

Congratulations to Vona Groarke on winning the Pigott Poetry Prize at Listowel Writers’ Week Away I babysit by Skype, breakfast to their lunch, lunch to their dinner. I straighten uniforms, ask French, nag music practice, argue Friends, trim their Bebo access. I...

Pigott Poetry Prize 2017 – Shortlist Announced

Vona Groarke’s Selected Poems has been shortlisted for this years’ Pigott Poetry Prize. This award is for the best collection of poetry by an Irish poet published between 1st February 2016 and 1st February 2017 and carries a prize of €5000 for the winning...

Eamon Grennan wins 2016 Pigott Poetry Prize

Now in its third year, the €5,000 Piggot Poetry prize is generously sponsored by Mark Pigott KBE and is awarded for a published collection of poetry by an Irish poet. The adjudicators Gillian Clarke and Christopher Reid have announced this year’s winner: There...
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