Results of the 2014 Brewery Lane Poetry Competition


Richard Hayes

The adjudicator, Richard Hayes, has made his final difficult decision and I’m now delighted to share with you the results of the 2014 Brewery Lane Poetry Competition.

Main Category:

Winner – ‘Winter’ by Grace Wells, Ninemilehouse
Highly Commended 1 – ‘Metempsychosis’ by David Butler, Bray, Co. Wicklow
Highly Commended 2 – ‘A Poem’s Thoughts’ by Mary O’Gorman, Clonmel

Emerging Poet Category:

Winner – ‘The Abandoned Heart’ by Patricia Cantwell, Clonmel
Highly Commended 1 – ‘Another Blue Boy’ by David Ryan, Dungarvan
Highly Commended 2 – ‘The Light’ by Bríd Kervick, Templeorum

Congratulations to everyone and thanks to all who entered! I hope as many of you as possible can join in the celebrations in Brewery Lane Theatre on Friday, 11th April with the winners and the adjudicator, Richard Hayes, as we present the awards and launch this year’s Writers’ Weekend.

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