Winners of 5th Annual Ballyroan Library Poetry Competition Announced

May 10, 2019

Winners of the 5th Annual Ballyroan Library World Poetry Day Competition have been announced. 

Overall Winner / 1st Place: Blue by Sara Mullen [link to read the poem here
2nd Place: A Jazz Band on the Ponte Romana by Siobhan Flynn [link to read the poem here
3rd Place: Hawk by Sean Smith [link to read the poem here

Winners of the 5th Annual Ballyroan Library World Poetry Day Competition
(L to R: Siobhan Flynn, Sara Mullen and Sean Smith) 

There were also seven Highly Commended poems: 
Closed by Phil Lynch
Croí by Emma Gallagher
Frost by Sean Smith
Growing Wild in Churchtown by Sinead Griffin
Oranges by Eileen Casey
Rebirth by Christine Broe
The Sun Also Burns by Steve Denehan
[Three of those poems are available to read here

We would like to thank everyone who took part and submitted!