Performing in 2015
Major Festival Sponsors
Poet John O’Brien is the namesake of Narrandera’s flagship festival.
Narrandera was home to famed priest Monsignor Patrick Hartigan (1878-1952) who published his poetry under the nom de plume ”John O’Brien”.
His best known poems include Said Hanrahan, Tangmalangaloo and Around the Boree Log. Books of his poetry are available at Narrandera’s Visitor Information Centre.
Narrandera’s John O’Brien Festival has become an annual pilgrimage for many who appreciate the great humanity and humour of “John O’Brien’s” poetry.
CONGRATULATIONS TO THE 2015 COMPETITION WINNERS!
1st - Jack O’Connor ‘Ownerless’
2nd - John Peel ‘Twin Cylinders’
3rd - Caroline Tuohey ’How Stumpy Made the Weight’
1st - John Peel
2nd - Andrew Whitehead
Jim Angel Award - John Peel
1st - David Campbell ‘I Marched For Him’
2nd - Catherine Lee ‘Children of the ANZACs’
Short Story Section
1st - Mark Fowler ‘ANZAC Day’
2nd - Rebecca Clarke ‘The War Artist’
1st - Shane Shepherd
2nd - Weevils in the Flower
Junior Winner - Rosa Bowen
Please contact the Rotary Club directly for information about the Art Competition winners
Best Window Display
1st - Mulhall & Close Narrandera Pharmacy