LOCAL POETS SHARE £800 PRIZE FUND ON NATIONAL POETRY DAY

Beverley Brown of Funeral Services Northern Ireland congratulates Niall McGrade from Trillick and Peter Adiar from Bangor on winning the Funeral Services Northern Ireland national poetry competition at a recital in Parliament Buidlings Stormont.

Posted 6th October 2016 On National Poetry Day, six poets from across Northern Ireland are sharing in a cash prize fund of £800. With almost 200 in attendance to celebrate National Poetry Day 2016, BBC presenter Marie-Louise Muir hosted a recital in Parliament Buildings Stormont for local published and unpublished poets competing in the fifth annual … [Read more…]

21 March 2016 World Poetry Day Recital and Launch of Fifth Funeral Services Northern Ireland Annual National Poetry Competition

Funeral Services Northern Ireland requests the pleasure of your company to our Annual World Poetry Day Recital Event and Launch of the fifth Annual Funeral Services Northern Ireland National Poetry Competition on  Monday 21st March, 2016 at: James Brown & Sons, 300 Newtownards Road, Belfast from 7pm to 9pm Light refreshments will be served Please note: places … [Read more…]

LOCAL POETS GLEAMING AT CHANCE TO WIN £800 IN POETRY COMPETITION

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In anticipation of the Funeral Services Northern Ireland National Poetry Competition finale Funeral Services Northern Ireland have hosted regional recital events across Northern Ireland in association with various regional poetry groups and arts organisations. A recital took place on Thursday 3rd September 2015 in Adair and Neely funeral home in association with Derry Writers Group … [Read more…]

Poetry Competition Launches with Recital on World Poetry Day

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World Poetry Day will be celebrated this Saturday, 21 March, with the fourth Funeral Services Northern Ireland national poetry competition launching at a recital in James Brown and Sons on Belfast’s Newtownards Road. Poets from across Northern Ireland are invited to come along and recite their work, listen and appreciate the talents of others and … [Read more…]

Save The Date! Fourth Annual Poetry Competition- Deadline midnight on Sunday 13 September 2015

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Funeral Services Northern Ireland National Poetry Competition returns for its fourth year. We are searching for the best poetry in Northern Ireland based on the theme of National Poetry Day 2015 “LIGHT”.  Winning poets will share a prize fund of £800 as well having their poems featured on our website. Deadline for entries is midnight … [Read more…]

Funeral Services Northern Ireland 2014 Winner: Mark Cooper

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A huge congratulations to the overall winner of Funeral Services Northern Ireland’s National Poetry Competition 2014, from Belfast, Mark Cooper. Take another chance to read and appreciate the overall winning poem of Funeral Services Northern Ireland’s 3rd Annual National Poetry Competition. First Catch I remember my first catch – sticklebacks from under the canal bridge, and it wasn’t … [Read more…]