2017 Short Story Competition – Winning entries

Read the winning stories by clicking on the links below:


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2017 Competition results

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

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

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

As Gaeilge:

2017 Torthaí an chomórtais

Comhghairdeas agus míle buíochas le gach duine a ghlac páirt. Tá liosta na mbuaiteoirí le feiceáil thíos.

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


April Book Competition

One Star Awake

by Andrew Meehan

' The most unusually brilliant novel you will read this year, Meehan's writing is fast, furious and very funny.' - Liz Nugent

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One Star Awake by Andrew Meehan
ISBN: 9781848406278
Publisher: New Island Books


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