- Daragh Byrne – As it is in Heaven
- Art O’Suilleabhan – No Going back
- John McGrath – Leaving (July 1st 1966)
The winner will be announced and the prizes presented by the competition judge, Ger Reidy, on Friday October 1st in The Cill Aodain Hotel, Kiltimagh. The event begins at 7pm. We look forward to hearing the winning poems being read as well listening to an exciting evening of poetry, song and story. All are welcome with or without a bundle of poems.