Daragh Byrne

Daragh Byrne


Daragh's work has been shortlisted or won prizes in a number of international competitions. Here's a selection.


Fool for Poetry Chapbook Competition 2022 - Finalist for "How to Stop Traffic", February 2023


Fool for Poetry Chapbook Competition 2021 - Highly Commended for "And What of Love?", January 2022

Uber Ride at Christmas - Trim Poetry Competition - Shortlisted, January 2022 - Read here

Val Vallis Award - Shortlisted, August 2021

The Book Burner's Apprentice - Poetry London Prize - 3rd Place, October 2022 Read Here


Excision — Long-listed, Trim Poetry Competition

And What of Love? — Runner Up, Sunspot Lit Geminga Content for Tiny Fiction, Nonfiction or Poetry, April 2021

Last Time Ghazal — Highly Commended, Winchester Poetry Prize, September 2020 - Read Here

As it is in Heaven — 1st Prize, Rafferty’s Return Art's Festival Poetry Competition, September 2020

The Decision — 2nd Prize, Allingham Poetry Prize, 2021


Livestock Auction — Highly Commended, Westival International Poetry Competition, 2020 - Read here


A Memory of Father Flanagan in Repose — Highly Commended, W.B. Yeats Prize for Australia 2019