This year's judge is Nessa O'Mahony, author of Bar Talk (1999), Trapping a Ghost (2005) and In Sight of Home (2009).
First prize is €300, second prize is €200 and the third prize is €100.
All shortlisted entrants will be invited to read their poems at an event in The Red Line Book Festival this October.
The competition is open to everyone living on the island of Ireland, as long as the work is original and previously unpublished.
There is no fee to enter. (so why not give it a go?)
The maximum number of entries per person is 2.
Deadline: Friday 15th August 2014.
See more information at http://www.redlinebookfestival.com/competitions