Now, here's a challenge (see A below) for anyone who feels he/she is
ready to tell a story to a bigger audience. Remember, it's in honour of
Éamon Kelly ("The Seanchaí"), so do your best.
Also, here's a challenge (see B) below for anyone abroad (Irish
residents are not eligible for B) who wants to get involved.
Ádh mór oraibh.
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Tell Your Story Competition
An international storytelling competition dedicated to the memory of
renowned Storyteller Eamon Kelly. For this international competition
candidates should submit their individual, unique style of story.
Prize Fund: €1,000
Adjudicators: Diarmuid O’Drisceoil & Johnnie Wall
Entry Fee: €10 per entry
Sponsor: Luke Moriarty – Moriarty Group
This competition is open to anybody over 18 years.
It is not confined to Sean-Nós style storytelling.
Entrants may submit one entry only.
Two copies of the entry should be submitted either on, cassette, cd, vhs
Maximum story length is 10 minutes.
Entries will be judged on quality of story, unique style and original
A short-list will be chosen from the entries and these are required to
be performed during the festival where the winner will be announced.
General Competition Rules
No Entry Form is required for this Competition.
The Closing Date for receipt of entries is: Friday 2nd March 2012.
Entries cannot have been previously published.
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Irish Post/Stena Line New Writing UK Competition
Category: Short Story
Adjudicators: The Irish Post Newspaper Editorial Board
Sponsor: The Irish Post Newspaper & Stena Line Ferries
This competition is NOT open to Irish Residents.
Details of this competition will be advertised in the Irish Post
Newspaper in the UK from the 14th January 2012. Entries should NOT be
sent to Writers’ Week but should be submitted to the Irish Post, London.
Marion Gunn * eGteo (Estab.1991)
27 Páirc an Fhéithlinn, Baile an
Bhóthair, An Charraig Dhubh,
Co. Átha Cliath, Éire/Ireland.
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