Sunday, 15 June 2008

Padraig Fallon Poetry Competition 2008 Results


The results are out here http://www.athenryheritagecentre.com/news.htm. Congratulations to all listed. Some recognisable names here.

There are some very insightful comments from the judge Ciaran O'Driscoll on the website that you should read.

First Prize
Root Zone, Jim Maguire, Wexford

Second Prize
Service, Margaret Galvin, Wexford Town

Joint Third Prizes
The Cailleach, Patrick Deeley, Rathgar, Dublin 6
Talker’s Country, Tom Duddy, Galway,

Runner Up Prizes
1. Exchanging Essentials and 7. Word Sounds, Maria Wallace, Tallaght, Dublin 24 (Hi Maria)
2. The Paradox of Clouds, Stephen Duncan, London SW2
3. Ode to my Slippers, Peggy Gallagher, Sligo
4. Suburban Sonnet, Brian Kirk, Clondalkin, Dublin 22 (Hi Brian)
5. Dropping Off and 9. Golden, Gavin Duffy, Tallaght, Dublin 24
6. Spare us the Moonlight, Geraldine Mitchell, Louisbourg, Co. Mayo
8. Rooks Encountered, Brendan Kinnane, Athboy, Co. Meath
10. Magnolia, Alma Brayden, Sandycove, Co. Dublin

1 comment:

egb said...

My hearty congratulations to all the winners.
Here is another site where you can find more competitions and events that are going to by held in the future.
http://www.competearoundtheworld.com/poetry_competition.php
Hope will help to prove your talent.