Congratulations to everyone who entered the SI Ireland Poetry Competition… President Miriam is delighted to share the names of those shortlisted. We will announce the final winners in the next few days. 

Shortlisted from Soroptimist members:

Elaine Sherwin SI Dublin- Ut Incipiam
Anne O Sullivan SI Castlebar – Out of the darkness
Eileen Lumb SI North Kildare – Coming out of the darkness.
Anne Higgins SI Dungarvan – Out of the shadows 
Monica Joyce SI Castlebar – Covid 19
Barbara Harrison SI Wexford -Out of the Darkness

Shortlisted from School girls:

Clodagh McGlynn Loreto College Mullingar -The Dawn Chorus
Cara Clarke St Vincent’s Sec School Dundalk – Coming out of the darkness
Johanna Lane Presentation College Currylea Tuam Co. Galway – Our new found values
Jordan Whitfield Newbridge College – Blossoming out of Covids shade
Alison Martin Ard Scoil na nDeise Waterford – Together again

Well done to all those who entered, the standard was very high and the adjudicators had a difficult job to decide on a shortlist.