2016 Dermot Healy Poetry Prize Longlist

Congratulations to the 51 poems selected for the Longlist.  The quality this year has been excellent with over 500 entries,  now the hard part selecting a Shortlist of 10.


50 Shades of Biophilia
An American stops for Directions in sligo
An Emigrants Return
Anadromus Vocabulary
Andromeda As A Teacher
Baked Alaska
Children of God
Clipping A Cockatiels Wings
Daedalus Speaks to Icarus his Son
Gingko Rain
Granmas Stories
Great Rivers of Ireland
Hanging the Mirror
Hawk Light
Last Visit
Leannan si
Learning Greek in Knockanes
Mary Anning Fossil Hunter
Material Support
Michaelms Daisies
Missing on Purpose
Moon Jellyfish
Observations by the Virgin
On the Tow Path
Philosophy of the Face
Prarie Mother
Remembering Danny and Joan
Researching Louise O’Flynn nee Stockdale
Salt and Iron
Self Portrait
Selkie Selfie
Skinny Dipping
Taytos v Crisps
The Chase
The Holy Trio
The Last Waltz
The Pacific
The Problem with Good Looking Oncologists
Two Hands
While the Coroner Waits
Woolfe Wrote in Purple Ink

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