CULTURE NIGHT FREE EVENT
THE BARBARA KENNEDY WRITING AWARDS FOR NATIONAL SCHOOLS
WHEN Friday, September 16th | 5.00PM
WHERE Portumna Castle
The annual award ceremony for the winners and shortlisted young students who entered the 2016 Barbara Kennedy Schools' Writing Project. This year's theme is Wings and students are invited to write a short prose piece or a poem. Entries are open to 4th and 5th class students who are invited to enter earlier in the year through the schools .
The shortlisted entries will be displayed at Portumna Castle for the duration of the festival.
Shorelines is delighted to have writer, Geraldine Mills, judge the entries for 2016 and she will present the awards at Portumna Castle. Barbara Kennedy was a mother and writer and member of Portumna Pen Pushers. This award, in her memory, reflects her appreciation of both children and their imagination. Shorelines Committee would like to thank the teachers who participated in the project.