Tuesday, March 15, 2011

Poetry Competition for under 18's!

Are you or do you know any young poets? That's under 18.

Windows Publications, in association with Cavan Crystal, is pleased to announce the opening of their 19th National Poetry Competition.

In addition to cash prizes in each category the winner (who must attend the ceremony in May in Cavan) will be presented with a beautiful and much coveted Cavan Crystal goblet sponsored by Cavan Crystal Design. The first prize for each of the student categories is €100 or equivalent.

Entry to this competition is free. Entrant details (name, age, school or contact number) must be clearly marked on the BACK of each entry if posting work or at the end of the work if sending by email. Poems should NOT have been published before or won a prize in any other competition, and must be the student’s OWN work.

Competition entries will also be accepted on line as well as by post. Send entries toheatherbrett22@hotmail.com or by post to Cavan Crystal Hotel, Dublin Rd., Co. Cavan clearly stating which category you are entering for.
  • Junior Category- Open to all students aged 10-13 throughout Ireland in primary or national school education or equivalent.
  • Senior Category- Open to all students aged 13-18 throughout Ireland in second level education or equivalent.
  • Irish language Category- Open to all students in Ireland between 10 and 18.

Deadline: March 31st
Judges: Heather Brett and Noel Monah