There's still time to enter the CAOMHNÚ National Short Story and Poetry Competitions. Closing date is this Friday the 16th of January.
The comps are open to anyone aged 18 years of over.
Short story: up to 2000 words
Judge: Shane Connaughton
Poetry: up to 40 lines
Judge: Noel Monahan
The prizes in both competitions are 1st Prize €200, 2nd Prize, €100, 3rd Prize €70.
And the Caomhnú Literary Festival takes place in County Cavan from Thursday 5th February to Sunday 8th February 2009.
See the Cavan Co Co Arts Office site here for entry forms, rules etc.