Deadline:Friday 25th September 2015
First prize of €250 for winning poem with a 2nd prize also to be awarded.
There will also be a special prize this year for a local entrant domiciled in Cavan or Meath.
Each poem must not exceed 50 lines, and should be typed, single-spaced.
All shortlisted poems will be featured at a reading at Bailieborough Poetry Festival on Saturday 10th October 2015, and authors will be invited to attend. Also at the festival are visiting poets Niamh Boyce, Tony Curtis and Patsy McDermott. The venues will include the town library in the old Market Square and local bars and restaurants.
You can also have a look at last year's shortlisted poems here