DONEGAL WRITERS WIN PRESTIGIOUS PRIZES AT OIREACHTAS LITERARY AWARDS

Pictured at the Oireachtas na Gaeilge Literary Awards in the which were presented at the Oireachtas na Samhna festival in the Citywest hotel are (from L to R) Lord Mayor of Dublin, Críonna Ní Dhálaigh, Ray Mac Mánais, Uachtarán Oireachtas na Gaeilge, Conor Ó Gallachóir, Letterkenny, Co. Donegal, who won first prize in Essay Writing category and Máirín de Brún, Chairperson of Oireachtas na Gaeilge.Pictured at the Oireachtas na Gaeilge Literary Awards which were presented at the Oireachtas na Samhna festival in the Citywest hotel are (from L to R) Lord Mayor of Dublin, Críonna Ní Dhálaigh, Ray Mac Mánais, Uachtarán Oireachtas na Gaeilge, Michelle Nic Pháidín, Letterkenny, Co. Donegal, who won second prize in the Short Stories category and Máirín de Brún, Chairperson of Oireachtas na Gaeilge.Pictured at the Oireachtas na Gaeilge Literary Awards which were presented at the Oireachtas na Samhna festival in the Citywest hotel are (from L to R) Lord Mayor of Dublin, Críonna Ní Dhálaigh, Ray Mac Mánais, Uachtarán Oireachtas na Gaeilge, Aodhán Ó Gallachóir, Letterkenny, Co. Donegal, runner up in the third level Creative Writing category and Máirín de Brún, Chairperson of Oireachtas na Gaeilge.A number of Donegal’s most talented writers have scooped prestigious prizes across different categories – at the annual Oireachtas Literary awards ceremony in Dublin.Talented young scribe Conor Ó Gallachóir scooped the award in the Essay Writing category beating off stiff competition nationwide.Aodhán Ó Gallachóir was runner-up in the Creative Writing category – while Michelle Nic Pháidín won second prize in the Short Stories category. These Literary Competitions, in their 118th year, are the most prestigious Irish language literary competitions in the country.Previous winners include some of Ireland’s most celebrated authors including Pádraig Mac Piarais, Máirtín Ó Cadhain and Nuala Ní Dhomhnaill.Well done to Conor, Aodhán and Michelle on their fantastic achievements last night at The City West Hotel in Dublin.Pictures by Clive Wasson.  DONEGAL WRITERS WIN PRESTIGIOUS PRIZES AT OIREACHTAS LITERARY AWARDS was last modified: October 29th, 2015 by Mark ForkerShare this:Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Reddit (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pocket (Opens in new window)Click to share on Telegram (Opens in new window)Click to share on WhatsApp (Opens in new window)Click to share on Skype (Opens in new window)Click to print (Opens in new window) Tags:Featuresnews