Wednesday, July 15, 2015

Swords Heritage Week 2015!

Swords Heritage Week 2015!

Tommy and myself, Swords 2012!
Short Story Competition:
The 20th Short Story Competition is now accepting entries from individuals or members of writing groups with a story to tell. It may be fact, fiction or what ever takes your fancy. The best story will receive The Tom Ó Shea Perpetual Trophy, plus a cash prize and also there are prizes for the runners up. the winning story will be published in the annual "Swords Voices" series.

Poet of Fingal Contest:
Now in its ninth year the prize winner in this will receive The McDonagh Perpetual Trophy and cash prize and there will be cash prizes for the runners up.

Send your entries to (Two copies please) to Short Story/Poetry Competition Swords Pride of Place Committee, Carnegie Library, North Street, Swords, Co. Dublin. Phone 01 8400080 or e-mail at and not later than August the 14th 2015.

Rules: Short Story/ Poem, Must be a maximum of 1500 words. Be typed on one side of the paper only. You must submit two copies of your work. It must be your own work and should not have been published before. One entry per person (In each category) and you must be over 16 years of age. Do not write your name on story or poem. 

Entry fee: €5 to cover all entries with cheques made out to Swords Pride of Place. The winners will be announced during heritage week August 30th to September the 6th. Call above for entry details and form and good luck! 


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