SiarScéal

Biography

SiarScéal is a historical, literary and bilingual festival inspired by the culture and heritage of County Roscommon, its rivers and lakes. SiarScéal celebrates the lives and history of the people of Roscommon, both nationally and globally, through the medium of poetry, prose, short stories, music and dance. The Hanna Greally Literary Award takes place in conjunction with the Festival and prizes are given out in a range of categories.

Where to find SiarScéal online


Where to buy in print


Books

Centenary in Reflection
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 19,850. Language: English (Irish dialect). Published: September 18, 2016 by The Manuscript Publisher. Categories: Essay » Literature, Fiction » Poetry » Themes & motifs
Centenary in Reflection anthology is a momentous snapshot of global and local history and culture; a space created to review times past, voiced by writers and students locally and internationally. The story of how Ireland, as a nation, re-birthed through the 1916 rebellion. Provocative words on two world wars, emigration, reminiscences about ‘how we once lived’ are contained within these pages.
Roscommon in Reflection: SiarScéal Anthology 2012
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 16,460. Language: English (Irish dialect). Published: January 31, 2013 by The Manuscript Publisher. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » Themes & motifs, Essay » Literature
An anthology of poetry, prose, short stories, photographs that treats us to a picture of Roscommon which resonates with the landscape and varied stories of the place but also slips free of boundaries and borders to speak directly to the human heart. A must read for anybody with connections to Roscommon or even a familiarity with the great warmth of its culture, heritage, landscape, scenery.

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