Donegal Poet Nominated for Ledbury Hellens Poetry Prize

Ledbury Poetry (UK) has announced that Donegal poet Annemarie Ní Churreáin is among the poets shortlisted for the 4th Ledbury Hellens Poetry Prize for best second collection published in Britain or Ireland in 2021 or 2022. This prize aims to support and encourage poets at the ‘mid-career’ stage, with a prize of £5000 for the […]

Errigal College students celebrate writing success

STUDENTS from Errigal College are celebrating their success at the Allingham Arts Festival. Eoin Byrne and Joe McCafferty both one prizes for their poetry, and fifth year student Jo-Ann Evans’ short story also made it to this year’s final. The festival was held in Ballyhannon and is sponsored by Donegal ETB. It includes poetry, short story writing and […]

Letterkenny poet to launch new collection

A NEW poetry collection by Letterkenny-based poet Mary Turley-McGrath will be launched on the opening evening of the Allingham Festival on Wednesday. ‘After Image’ is Mary’s fourth poetry collection which is published by Arlen House. Her two previous collections, ‘Other Routes’ (2016) and Forget the Lake’ (2014), were also published by Arlen House, the Galway […]