Noel Monahan has five collections of poetry all published by Salmon,Ireland.Opposite Walls,1991.Snowfire,1995.Curse of The Birds, 2000,The Funeral Game,2004 and Curve of the Moon.
His poetry has been translated into Italian, Romanian, French and Russian and he has read his work and given workshops at numerous Summer Schools & Festivals throughout Ireland.
NATIONAL LITERARY AWARDS
Winner of POETRY IRELAND/SEACAT NATIONAL AWARD, 2001.
Noel Monahan won 1st. Prize for his poem: The Funeral Game. This poem was chosen as the overall winner out of 2,500 entries by renowned judges: Michael Longley, Eavan Boland and Cathal O`Searcaigh.
P.J.O`CONNOR RTE RADIO DRAMA WINNER, 2001.
Noel Monahan won 1st. Prize in the P. J.O`Connor, RTE Radion Drama for his play, Broken Cups. This play was professionally produced by RTE in 2002.
SHORT-LISTED FOR A P. J. O`CONNOR AWARD 2002.
In 2002, Noel was short-listed for his play: Talking Within.
A.S.T.I. ACHIEVEMENTS AWARD 2002.
Noel Monahan received this award from A.S.T.I. ( Association of Secondary Teachers Ireland) for his contribution to literature in Ireland and abroad.
HIBERNO-ENGLISH POETRY AWARD 2004.
Noel won this award for his poem, Boochalawn BuÃ.
PUBLICATIONS AT HOME AND ABROAD and OTHER AWARDS
Noel`s work has appeared in : The Irish Times, The Sunday Tribune, Poetry Ireland,THE SHOp, Books Ireland, PoetryAustralia, Poetry Scotland, Patterson Literary Review, USA, Poetry New Zealand, The Honest Ulsterman
OTHER POETRY AWARDS : The Kilkenny Prize for Poetry, The Allingham Poetry Award.
Noel Monahan is co-editor of Windows Publications since 1992.
Co-Editor of Windows Author and Artist Introduction Series.
Editor of Badal, an Anthology of Knocknarea Writers, Sligo, 2003.
PLAYS BY NOEL MONAHAN PERFORMED AT RAMOR THEATRE
Half A Vegetable, Feathers of Time, Exits and Entrances, Where Borders Begin,
Noel Monahan was born in Granard, Co. Longford and now lives in Cavan.
See Noel’s Funeral Game at Salmon.
Listen to Noel’s The Funeral Game by clicking on the sound file arrow below (requires Flash)