Monday, 17 December 2012

Hanna Greally Lit Comp 2013

The Hanna Greally Literary Competition 2013 celebrates The Gathering with its theme.

Competition Guidelines

All entries submitted must be the author’s own unpublished work in the English language.
Entries are limited to three poems/prose, stories per person
Poems will be no longer than 60 lines. Short stories/prose no longer than 500 words
Entries submitted must be typed and titled.
Entrant’s name/address/contact number/details and Poem/Story/Prose title must be written on a separate page-not to appear on the same page of the Poem.
Entries will not be returned and the judges’ decision is final.
Festival organisers and guests are not eligible for entry.
Entry into the competition implies acceptance of the competition guidelines.
Closing date for entries will be Friday 15th February 2013


Local groups/writers, national schools from 10 years upwards, secondary & third level students
National writers/groups, and the ‘Irish’ abroad or those with Irish links

Winners will be invited to read during the Festival Launch.

The Ger Hanily Memorial Cup will be awarded for the poem with the best sense of ‘Pride of Place’

Submission Fees: €10/£10/$10 for up to three submissions; school entries: €2. If you would like to pay via PayPal use the button here and quote your receipt number or transaction reference with your entry submission.

Entries to:

SiarScéal Festival c/o Richie Farrell, County Librarian, Roscommon County Council Library Services, Abbey Street, Roscommon, Ireland.

Further details:
Phone: 00-353 (0) 872628191 Email: Visit:

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