PATRICK KAVANAGH STUDENT POETRY AWARDS – 2019

PATRICK KAVANAGH STUDENT POETRY AWARDS – 2019.

 

RULES  

  1. Competition is open to second-level students throughout the thirty two Counties of Ireland. 
  1. Each student may enter one poem, of any length. 
  1. The poem must be the student’s own unaided work. It may be published by the organiser at some future date. 
  1. The competition will be divided into two sections.

            SECTION A-  UNDER 15 YEARS (JUNIOR)

            SECTION B – 15 YEARS AND OVER (SENIOR) 

  1. Themes suggested for 2019 but no subject is excluded:

(a)  Childhood – Memories – Growing Up    (b)  Seasons – Environment –Nature

(c)  Home – Family – Friendship   (d) Celebrity – Fashion – Pop Culture – Politics

(e)  Happiness – Hope – Laughter    (f)  Warmth – Smiles – Fun                                                                                         

  1. Entries will be professionally adjudicated by Noel Monahan, poet and playwright.
  2. The closing date for receipt of entries is Friday, 31st May 2019 at 4 p.m.

                Late entries will not be considered. 

  1. Winners will receive the following prizes:

 

            Section A – 1st.   €75                    2nd   €50     3rd   €35     (each with   certificate).

            Section B – 1st  €100                2nd   €75         3rd   €50     (each with certificate). 

  1. Each entry must be accompanied by an entry form signed by the student and countersigned by his/her English teacher. No personal details (name, age, school, etc.) should appear on the same page as the poem.

 

  1. Winning schools and students will be notified of results by Friday, 6th September 2019.

 

Presentation of this year’s certificates and prizes will be held on the afternoon of Sunday, 29th  September, 2019 at 2.30pm in the Patrick Kavanagh Centre, Inniskeen.  Winning schools will be given notice of same. (The annual Patrick Kavanagh Weekend takes place as usual in Inniskeen from Friday 27th – Sunday  29th September 2019).

 

Patrick Kavanagh Cousins supporting the Poetry Award:

Nancy J. O’Keefe-Rostkowski and Tom E. Moran-Rostkowski and Ceil Dooley-Robinson.

PATRICK KAVANAGH SOCIETY, PATRICK KAVANAGH CENTRE

INNISKEEN, CO. MONAGHAN.

 

ENTRY FORM

 

PATRICK KAVANAGH STUDENT POETRY AWARDS – 2019.

 

PLEASE USE BLOCK CAPITALS ONLY.

 

NAME   ______________________________________________           AGE ________

 

POEM TITLE ______________________________________________________________

 

NAME & ADDRESS OF SCHOOL _______________________________________________

 

________________________________________________________________________

 

SCHOOL E-MAIL ADDRESS___________________________________________________

 

SCHOOL TELEPHONE NUMBER   ________________

 

HOME ADDRESS: __________________________________________________________

 

________________________________________________________________________

HOME E-MAIL ADDRESS

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I declare that the poem submitted by me is my own unaided work.  I understand that the poem may be published by the organiser.

 

SIGNATURE OF STUDENT ___________________________________________________

 

SIGNATURE OF ENGLISH TEACHER ____________________________________________

 

Entries should be sent to:

 

Student Poetry Competition,

The Patrick Kavanagh Centre,

Inniskeen,                                           

Co. Monaghan. 

Telephone:  00353 (0) 42 9378560

Closing date is Friday, 31st May 2019 at 4pm.  Late entries will not be accepted.

 

 

N.B.  DETAILS OF NAME, AGE, SCHOOL, ETC MUST NOT APPEAR ON THE SAME PAGE AS THE POEM.

 

Patrick Kavanagh Centre, Inniskeen, Co. Monaghan

Tel/Fax 00353(0)9378560 e-mail: infoatpkc@eircom.net www.patrickkavanaghcountry.com

Opening Hours

logo1Due to refurbishment works at the Patrick Kavanagh Centre, the exhibition will be closed until further notice.

Tours can be arranged at anytime by prior appointment

For information and booking phone:
042 937 8560 / 087 171 0592 / 087 987 3431
Email: infoatpkc@eircom.net

Inniskeen Parish – Mass Times

Monday: 8pm
Tuesday: No Mass
Wednesday: 10am
Thursday: No Mass
Friday: 8pm
Saturday: 6pm
Sunday: 10am
Fr. Martin Treanor. P.P. - Tel. 042 9378105
Email: martintreanor@eircom.net

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