Carlow College announce long list for Monday night’s Student Literary Awards & Creative Writing Showcase

In anticipation of our annual Literary Awards and Creative Writing Showcase next Monday 19th April we release the long list of poetry and prose. Congratulations to all students who entered their works of writing. If you haven’t yet registered you can still do so by booking through Eventbrite here.

Poetry Long List:

Ann Marie Dunne: ‘Saoirse’, ‘Barrow Boating’, ‘On Seeing the ‘Weeping Woman’ (after Picasso)’

Aoife Meilinn: ‘Haunted’

Bradley Rochford: ‘Register’

Brenda Whelan: ‘Old Walt Whitman’, ‘This Room in Walden’, ‘The Messenger’

Bryan Curley: ‘Art Room’, ‘The Field’

Emma Louise O’Brien Flaherty: ‘The Basement’, ‘Cluain na Sli’, ‘The Flora and Fauna’

Eadaoin Connolly: ‘Painfully Human’, ‘A Curse’

Grace Kieran: ‘Wyn Lewis’

Rebecca Gallagher: ‘Our First Date’, ‘Driving’

Rebecca O’Flynn: ‘The ‘C’ Word’

Kevin Kenny: ‘The Grandfather Clock’

Robert Ruane: ‘Why Always Me!’, ‘Marley’, ‘Rosenalis, a Reminiscence’

Saoirse Behan: ‘Night Moves’, ‘The Automat Girl (after Edward Hopper)’, ‘The Gift’

Sean Walsh: ‘Depression (what it can feel like to be sick)

Woden Clarke: ‘Two Halves’

Angela Kirwan:  ‘Dad’, ‘Dancing to Van Morrison’, ‘Things I know or thought I did’

Caitlin Kirby: ‘Senses’

Caoimhe Bonehill: ‘Polka Dot Dress’

Christopher Mulhall: ‘Winter’

Eoin Byrne: ‘Mobile Home’

Grace Gough: ‘The Story of Michael’

Jean Brennan: ‘Narcissim in D Minor’, ‘Notes of a Father’

Jeffrey McCarthy: ‘Bedroom’, ‘Train of Thought Terrorist, ‘A Gravity Free Moment’

Karmel Knipprath: ‘Birth of a Poet’, ‘Circe’

Marion O’Toole: ‘Me and John Wayne’, ‘Saint Francis of Assissi’, ‘In Bocca al Lupo’

Patryk Hadrys: ‘Działka’

Sarah Molloy: ‘Country Road’



Prose Long List

Adam Crawford: ‘The Tower’

Grace Gough: ‘Split’; and Chloe Sweeney: ‘The Life Lesson’

Karmel Knipprath: ‘Pandemic’

Charlotte May McNulty, The Condemned

Jean Roberston, Ruralisation

Chloe Sweeney, The Land of the Youth

Gemma Gunning, If You Go Down to the Woods Today

Clodagh O’Reilly McCann, The Sick Cycle

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