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Monday, April 30, 2007

Miceál Kearney wins Poetry Grand Slam at Cúirt International Festival of Literature

Miceál Kearney from Ballindereen in County Galway won the 2007 Poetry Grand Slam at The Cúirt International Festival of Literature on Saturday. In joint second place where Gary King & Katie Lawless. Miceál will now go to read at the Green Mill in Chicago, where the poetry slam was born, and at the Vilenica Festival in Slovenia.

Miceál was a Featured Reader at Over The Edge in Galway City Library last September. He will read his winning poem at the special Over The Edge/Salmon Poetry reading at Sheridan's Wine Bar on Friday May 11th, 8pm.

Miceál is on the far right of the photograph. Also pictured are Denise Heneghan, Stephen Murray & Brendan Murphy.