Poetry competition: The Gregory O'Donoghue International Poetry Competition

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27 October 2014
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imports_WRI_gregory-96494_24801.jpg Poetry competition: The Gregory O'Donoghue International Poetry Competition
The competion is for a single poem and has a first prize of €1,000 ...
The competion is for a single poem and has a first prize of €1,000
The annual competition from Munster Literature Centre is in honour of Gregory O'Donoghue, an Irish poet who died in 2005 and who had a long association with the Centre.
In addition to the first prize of €1,000 and the winner will be paid travel costs of up to €600 to visit the Cork Spring Poetry Festival, and will be provided with three nights hotel accommodation and meals. The winner will also be offered a week's residency at the Tyrone Guthrie Centre.
There is a second prize of €500, a third prize of €250 and ten runners up will each have their poems printed in Southword and receive its standard fee of €30.
The competition is for original, unpublished poems of up to 40 lines, on any subject, in any style.
There is an entry fee of €5 per poem, or €20 for a batch of five.
The closing date is 30 November.

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