Tá na torthaí isteach! The results are in!

2017 COMPETITION RESULTS!

We are delighted to announce the winners of the Books Ireland short-story competition. We received entries from all over the world and we look forward to doing it all again next year. The first-prize-winning story from each category will be printed in our March/April 2018 edition and on-line: www.booksirelandmagazine.com.

Congratulations and many thanks to all who participated. The winners in each category are listed below.

2017 Torthaí an chomórtais

Tá lúcháir orainn buaiteoirí na gcomórtas gearrscéalta Books Ireland 2017 a fhógairt. Bhí iarratais as na ceithre hairde againn agus súil againn cheanna féin tabhairt faoi arís an bhliain seo chugainn. Beidh an duais-iarracht as gach catagóir i gcló in eagrán Márta/Aibreán 2018 agus ar líne: www.booksirelandmagazine.com
Comhghairdeas agus míle buíochas le gach duine a ghlac páirt. Tá liosta na mbuaiteoirí le feiceáil thíos.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


ENGLISH – 2017

 

 

 

 

 

1st Prize:
Marie MacSweeney—Overseas & Home Again
Prize: €400, Publication in Books Ireland and a writing course at the Irish Writers Centre (www.irishwriterscentre.ie)

2nd Prize: 
Una Mannion—The Skin of the Earth
Prize: €200

3rd Prize:
Clár Ní Chonghaile—The Fist That Was Not Raised
Prize: €100

Highly Commended:
Sue YardleyThe Doppler Effect
Joseph SweeneyHalla
Tom FinniganSpinney of Love


GAEILGE – 2017 le Foras na Gaeilge

 

 

 

 

 

An Chéad Duais:
Majella Ní Dhomhnaill—Dubh agus Bán
Duais: €400, Cúrsa scríbhneoireachta in Áras Scríbhneoirí na hÉireann (www.irishwriterscentre.ie) agus foilsiú in iris Books Ireland.

2ú Duais:
Seán McGinty—Páistí Scoile
Duais: €200

3ú Duais:
Róise Ní Bhaoill Seomra 393
Duais: €100

Molta go hard:
Mícheál Ó ConaolaDenis
Antain Mac LochlainnCéile an Fháidh

 

 

 

 

 


November Book Competition

A Flutter of Wings

by Mervyn Wall

First collected in 1974, the stories span Mervyn Wall's entire writing career, dating back to the 1940s.

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A Flutter of Wings by Mervyn Wall
ISBN: 978-1-78380-017-9
Publisher: The Swan River Press


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