|Judge Joyce Russell|
Judged once more by former winner Joyce Russell, first prize consists of €2000 (approx $2600/£1700) in cash, publication in Southword, a reading spot at the Cork International Short Story Festival in September, with hotel accommodation and meals provided AND a week at Anam Cara writers' retreat.
Entry details here. Read last year's winning story here. There are also prizes and publishing opportunities for second place and four runners-up.