The above competition has a closing date of Friday the 20th of September and the winners will be notified and must be prepared to read their work if possible at the awards at the Heritage Centre in Saggart Co. Dublin on the 26th of October 2019, 4 to 6 pm. Address is as above and published authors Michael Whelan and Ms Maria Wallace will judge the competition.
The cover charge for the competition is €4 per poem, or 3 poems for €10 with a max of 6 poems and €5 for a prose entry. Entries made payable to: Saggart Literary Project Writing Awards. Poems not to exceed 45 lines. Entries must be typed in plain font Times Roman point 12 single spacing on plain white A4 sheet, without decoration or illustration and may be in Irish or English. The entrants name must not appear on the typescript but only on the entry form. The work must be the author's original work and not have been published or broadcast previously. There is also a Facebook page for the above. The judges decision is final.