Peter Sirr at VerseFest

VerseFest, Ottawa’s International Poetry Festival features Peter Sirr in its Transatlantic Showcase. 7.00pm Saturday 24 March Knox Presbyterian Church, 120 Lisgar Street, Ottawa Peter Sirr’s most recent collection of poems is Sway, versions of poems from the...

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...

Pigott Poetry Prize Shortlist Announced

Listowel Writers’ Week Announce Shortlisted Poetry Collections for the Pigott Poetry Prize 2015   Five Irish Poets were announced on RTEs Poetry Programme as finalists for the 2015 Pigott Poetry Prize.   Judges John Boland and Gillian Clarke will choose a...
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