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Gregory O'Donoghue Poetry Prize OPEN for entries

You have until November 30 to enter your poems to the Gregory O'Donoghue International Poetry Competition.

The winning poet will receive €1,000, a week's residency at the Tyrone Guthrie Centre, and will be brought to Cork to read at the Cork International Poetry Festival.

More details here!


Programme Announced!

We are delighted to announce our festival line-up for the 2017 Cork International Poetry Festival, which will take place 15-18 February 2017.

Please click here to find out details of the poets who will be reading in Cork during the festival!



John MeeMaya Catherine Popa

Announcing the winners of our 2016 Fool for Poetry Chapbook Competition: John Mee and Maya Catherine Popa!

Click here for full details of the 2016 winners, shortlist, and highly commended titles



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Cork Poetry Festival

2017 Cork International Poetry Festival is to take place 15 - 18 February 2017. More details on readers and events as they are confirmed.







Cork International Poetry Festival

15 - 18 February 2017

Cork International Poetry Festival