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Friday 6th May 2016 at 7pm in Greyfriars Municipal Gallery, Waterford City.

The award will be presented by poet and this years judge Kathy D’Arcy.dunne
As a key part of the 2016 Waterford Writers Weekend the Seán Dunne National Young Poet’s Award is a long term commemorative tribute to the memory of Waterford writer, poet and editor Seán Dunne.
The award is open to young writers between the ages of 12 and 18 years living in Ireland.It also has a cash prize of €500 and a mentoring session with an established Irish poet during the Waterford Writers Weekend in May 2016. This national award is by kind permission of the Dunne family.


Nicola Cooney with Kathy D’Arcy

Following the ceremony there will be the launch of ‘Magic is Everywhere’ an Anthology of New Writing from the Writers of Waterford Youth Arts edited by Eimear Cheasty.







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