Seamus Carolan

FW Chair’s New Year Greetings

Our Chair, Tony Brady, starts the New Year with thoughts about the year past and the one to come: While welcoming 2015 and aware of its challenges, let’s recall Fermanagh Writers 2014 achievements.  Prizewinning poets:  John D. Kelly, Mary McElroy,   Seamus Carollan.  Published authors: Dermot Maguire, Dianne Trimble and Cait Valelly.  Angela McCabe published a(…)

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Seamus Carolan Wins Bard of Armagh

Seamus Carolan has won the Bard of Armagh contest for the second time. He had already been inducted into its Hall of Fame several months before his November win. We congratulate Seamus – it’s quite an achievement. We also look forward to him dropping into one of our sessions in the new year to give(…)

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A Crowded Winners’ Circle

November has been a busy month for prizes and awards for Fermanagh Writers members. As well as Seamus Carolan’s induction into the Bard of Armagh Hall of Fame (see previous blog post), Mary McElroy and Angela McCabe have also been in the winner’s circle. Mary McElroy’s moving poem, Blue, dedicated to her son, David, won(…)

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Bard of Armagh – and Fermanagh

Congratulations to our member, Seamus Carolan, winner of the Bard of Armagh contest 2000 for his recitation The Pope Returns to Ireland Incognito. This year he has been awarded the Gerry Watters Bard of Armagh Hall of Fame Award and he will be presented with his award at the Bard of Armagh contest in Armagh(…)

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