Wednesday, March 5, 2014

National Student Poetry Competition

Windows Publications in association with Cavan Crystal announce details of their 22nd National Student Poetry Competition 2014. Adjudicated by Heather Brett & Noel Monahan.

€100 1st Prize in each category with several runner-up prizes and over 50 highly commended certificates
Closing date Friday 18th April 2014.

Entry to this competition is free and no entry form needed. 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.

Entries will also be accepted on line as well as by post and from individual students as well as school entries. For email entries please send to: or by post to Windows/Cavan Crystal Poetry Competition, Cavan Crystal Hotel, Dublin Rd. Cavan, Co. Cavan, Ireland  on or before Friday 18th April 2014 (Extended closing date) Please state which category you are entering.

Award ceremony will be held in Cavan Crystal Hotel on Sunday 25 May at 3pm. It is a condition of the award that prize winners must present themselves at the ceremony before a prize can be awarded.

Junior Category-Open to all students throughout Ireland and the U.K. in primary or national school education or equivalent.    
Senior Category-Open to all students throughout Ireland and the U.K. in second level education or equivalent.                                                                                                                                  

Irish Language Category - Open to all students between 10 - 18 years of age.

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