Thursday, 7 September 2017

Francis Ledwidge Poetry Award

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Trophy and Cash Prizes


1st Prize is the Ledwidge plaque (a keepsake) inscribed with the winner’s name & cash prize.
Cash prizes and books for Second and Third and merit certificates for finalists.

The first 3 poems will be entered in the Forward Prize UK
In addition, the winner will be invited to read at the annual Francis Ledwidge Commemoration at the National War Memorial Gardens in July 2018

Rules :
Poems must be the competitor’s own work not previously published or broadcast.
Poems should not exceed 40 lines of type
Entry fee: €5 per poem
Max. 6 poems payable to the Inchicore Ledwidge Society
Name and address and telephone number on a separate sheet.
S.A.E. or Email address for winners list. Poems will not be returned.
All entries must be submitted before 5th November 2017 to:
The Francis Ledwidge International Poetry Award 2017,
C/o 20, Emmet Crescent.
Inchicore, Dublin 8

Winners will be notified and results will be announced at the annual awards night
Check out the Facebook page: Inchicore Ledwidge Society


Friday, 1 September 2017

Cill Rialaig residency submissions

The deadline for the next selection precession is 15 September.

Cill Rialaig Project invite applications for residency awards at their artist retreat on Bolus Head, near Ballinskelligs, County Kerry.

Selection panel sits twice yearly.

Please email Mary O’Connor at cillriakaigarts@gmail.com for official application pack.

www.facebook.com/CillRialaigArtsCentre/