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Entries open for Hartnett poetry award

first_imgPrint Twitter Michael Hartnett, an outstanding weaver of words and concepts as Béarla agus Gaeilge.THE call has gone out for submissions for this year’s Michael Hartnett Poetry Award, which is presented each year as part of the Éigse Michael Hartnett Literary and Arts Festival in Newcastle West.Established following his death in 1999, the award is given, in alternate years, to poetry collections in English and Irish, in honour of Hartnett’s work in both languages.Sign up for the weekly Limerick Post newsletter Sign Up This year, the award is for a collection of poems in English, published in 2018 or 2019.It must be a single collection, not collected or selected poems and must be a third or subsequent collection published by the poet.The Michael Hartnett Poetry Award is jointly funded by Limerick City and County Council and the Arts Council and the prize is worth €4,000.This year’s adjudicators for the award are poets Thomas McCarthy and Geraldine Mitchell.The winner will be announced in the autumn and the award presented to the winning poet at Éigse Michael Hartnett in October.Organisers are working on a condensed version of the annual literary festival, which will take place in line with Covid-19 guidelines.Previous award winners include Julie O’Callaghan, Vona Groarke, Kerry Hardie, Sinead Morrissey, Paddy Bushe, Maurice Riordan, Aine Ní Fhoghlú, James Harpur, Peter Sirr, Mark Roper and Jo Slade, John McAuliffe and Doireann Ní Ghríofa, Seosamh Ó Murchú, Mary O’Malley, Macdara Woods, and Ailbhe Ní Ghearbhuigh.Application forms and submitted books should be emailed to [email protected] or sent by mail to Limerick Culture and Arts Office, Merchant’s Quay, Limerick V94 EH90 by 5pm on Friday, July 31. Linkedin WhatsApp LifestyleArtsNewsLocal NewsEntries open for Hartnett poetry awardBy Alan Jacques – July 27, 2020 141 center_img Email Facebook Previous articleParents left devastated over closure of creche due lack of staff for Play PodsNext articleSurvey says suicidal are being failed Alan Jacqueshttp://www.limerickpost.ie Advertisementlast_img read more

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Vermont Electric Cooperative emergency outage 2 am to 5 am Friday

first_imgVermont Electric Cooperative, Inc,Vermont Electric Cooperative is required to take an emergency outage on Friday, December 17th between the early morning hours of 2 a.m. ‘ 5 a.m. The outage is necessary to repair damaged equipment on Central Vermont Public Service’s transmission line which feeds two of VEC’s substations. The damaged equipment is a result of the December 1st wind storm. Co-op members in the towns of Bolton, Cambridge, Essex, Jericho, Richmond, Underhill and Westford will be affected by this outage. As always, unforeseen circumstances could occur that may extend the duration of the outage beyond the 3 hour window. Anyone with questions or concerns can call VEC’s outage number at 1-800-832-2667 or check our website for updates at www.vermontelectric.coop/outage(link is external).  Source: VEC. 12.16.2010last_img read more

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Coach Steve Sarkisian apologizes following ‘inappropriate’ behavior at USC booster event

first_imgUSC football head coach Steve Sarkisian has issued an apology for inappropriate behavior at Saturday night’s Salute to Troy event that was held on campus.According to event attendees, Sarkisian looked to be inebriated and was slurring his words while he delivered a speech to the crowd that included many USC alumni and donors.Sarkisian’s speech included dropping an F-bomb when introducing his team. He would also go on to say that a number of teams including 2015 opponents Oregon, Arizona State and Notre Dame “all suck,” according to ESPN.He, reportedly, was then pulled off stage by Athletic Director Pat Haden and Senior Associate Athletic Director J.K. McKay.“I sincerely apologize to my players and staff and to our fans for my behavior and my inappropriate language at our kickoff event Saturday night,” Sarkisian said in a statement released on the USC RipsIt Blog. “I have a responsibility to all of them, and I let them down.”Sarkisian also said that he and Haden had a conversation after the event.“I met with Coach Sarkisian and I expressed my disappointment in the way he represented himself and the University at out Salute to Troy event,” Haden said in the released statement. “While the details of our conversation will remain between us, I am confident he heard my message loud and clear.”The Salute to Troy is a booster event that is held annually to kick off the new football season.The Trojans will kick off their season at home against Arkansas State on Sept. 5 in a non-conference matchup.last_img read more

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