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Listowel Writers’ Week Irish Poem of the Year


The Listowel Writers’ Week Irish Poem of the Year was inaugurated in 2016 and fulfilled a long-held ambition of the awards organisers to include poetry on the awards roster. Listowel Writers’ Week, one of Ireland’s finest and longest running literary festivals, holds a cherished place in the hearts of all those who love Irish literature.

  • 2018 Birthday by Brian Kirk
  • 2017 Seven Sugar Cubes by Clodagh Beresford Dunne
  • 2016 In Glasnevin by Jane Clarke

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