June Fest Poetry Competition
June Fest and Farrell & Nephew bookstore are partnering this summer to host the ‘June Fest Poetry
Competition’. Poets (young and not so young) are invited to submit original poems. Following
shortlisting, the prize-winning poems will be judged by the internationally renowned poet and
broadcaster, Theo Dorgan. While poems may be on any topic, this may be an opportunity to poetically
refl ect on the impact of Covid on our world. Arrangements for the competition can be viewed at www.
junefest.ie. Closing date 30 June.
Open Prizes: 1st (€300), 2nd (€200) & 3rd (€100) as vouchers for local businesses sponsored by
Special prizes for under 18s – €100, €50 & €30 – 1st Prize sponsored by Farrell & Nephew.