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Sunday 18 February 2018

Follow dreams of being a poet


CARERS of older people, the sick and disabled are invited to enter into a poetry competition.

Now in its third year, the competition is being organised by Caring for Carers Ireland along with the Ennis Book Club and the Clare Three-Legged Stool Poets.

The competition theme is 'dreams'. Poems must be entrants' original work and no longer than 30 lines. Entries will be judged by the Clare Three-Legged Stool Poets.

First prize is a weekend away for two. Runner-up prizes include book tokens and admission to special events of the Ennis Book Club Festival running from March 7-9.

Entries should be submitted by Friday February 7 to Brigid Barron, Caring for Carers Ireland, National Office, 2 Carmody Street Business Park, Ennis, Co Clare, or emailed to

Irish Independent

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