Prizes Presented in McDowell's

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Michael O'Flanagan11/12/2009There was an excellent turnout in McDowell’s on Tuesday 8th December for the presentation of the prizes for the 10th annual Francis Ledwidge Poetry Competition. Ray Mullen from Tallaght, won The Francis Ledwidge Poetry Award 2009 for his poem “Lucia,” Mary Turley McGrath from Donegal got 2nd prize for her poem “Transitions” and Evan Costigan from Co. Meath got 3rd prize for his poem “Leaving Nagasaki.” Poems were read by twenty poets and Wille Joe Mealy from Kilkenny regaled the company with some of his wonderful songs.