KERRY GROUP NOVEL OF THE YEAR AWARD 2022 – KINDLY SPONSORED BY KERRY GROUP PLC

Winner: Small Things Like These by Claire Keegan

Shortlisted:

  • Nora by Nuala O’Connor
  • White City by Kevin Power
  • Bright Burning Things by Lisa Harding
  • The Raptures by Jan Carson

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PIGOTT POETRY PRIZE AWARD 2022 – KINDLY SPONSORED BY MARK PIGOTT KBE AND THE PIGOTT FAMILY

Winner: American Mules by Martina Evans

Shortlisted:

  • Shoulder Tap by Maurice Riordan
  • Howdie-Skelp by Paul Muldoon

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BRYAN MACMAHON SHORT STORY AWARD – KINDLY SPONSORED BY KERRY COUNTY COUNCIL

Winner:  Stonewall by Mike Guerin

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POETRY COLLECTION – KINDLY SPONSORED BY TIM COSTELLO, PROFILE DEVELOPMENTS

Winner: Scenes from a Boneyard by Lorraine McArdle

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DUAIS FORAS NA GAEILGE – KINDLY SPONSORED BY FORAS NA GAEILGE

Winner:  Focal ar Fhocal by Áine Ní Ghlinn

Special Mention:

  • Seanmhná Chernobyl by Eibhlís Carcione
  • Neoidríonónna by John Tinneny

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NILSSON LOCAL HERITAGE AWARD – KINDLY SPONSORED BY THE NILSSON FAMILY

Winner:  Developing Rural Ireland by Michéal Ó Fathartaigh

Second Prize:  Vinegar Hill – The Last Stand of the Wexford Rebels of 1798 by Ronan O’Flaherty & Jacqui Hanes

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CREATIVE WRITING FOR ADULTS WITH LEARNING DIFFICULTIES AND, OR, DISABILITIES, AWARD – KINDLY SPONSORED BY PIERSE FITZGIBBON SOLICITORS

Winner:  Catching Green Waves by Eileen Stelter

Special Mention:

  • How Can You Keep On Moving by Ben Donnelly
  • The Express Bus by Maeve Doyle

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EAMON KEANE FULL LENGTH  PLAY AWARD, KINDLY SPONSORED BY BILLY WALSH & FAMILY, ASPIRE TECHNOLOGY LTD

Winner:  Search and Rescue by Daniel Wade

Special Mention:

  • Three Rooms by Mary Coleman
  • Drop by Bridgid Galvin