We would like to thank everyone that entered the poetry competition.

The presentation was held in the Civic Centre on Thursday the 21st of June.

Thanks to the large number of people that came along we had a very enjoyable evening. Prizes and certificates were awarded as follows.

16 and Under

  • 1st – Veronika Mejer ( The sun shines in Ballyfermot)
  • 2nd – Veronika Mejer (an alien in Ballyfermot)
  • 3rd – Ellen Purcell and Nakita McCabe (Ballyfermot Acrostic Poem)


  • 1st – Frank Phelan (Home)
  • 2nd – Ronan O’Dalaigh (The Chat)
  • 3rd – Emma O’Neill (Bally Alleyo)

A special Thanks to the judges Una Gomez, Siobhan Condron and Paul Smith For their hard work

Again, many thanks to everyone that took part.


We hope this will be the first of an annual poetry competition!

Some of the winners
More photos to follow