Monday, January 19, 2015

Family Carers Poetry Competition

The Caring Journey ... Who KnowsCalling All Budding Poets: Caring for Carers Ireland in conjunction with Ennis Book Festival are inviting all Family Carers to submit a poem to our nationwide competition.

This Years Theme Is : The Caring Journey ... Who Knows

Poems should be no longer than 30 Lines and please include a brief biographical note. There is no entry fee.

Closing Date is Friday 13th  February 2015. This Competition will be independently judged.

Send Poems to: or by Post to: B Barron, Caring for Carers Ireland, 2 Carmody Street Business Park, Ennis, Co Clare.

Entries may be submitted from anywhere in Ireland. The Competition is open to Family Carers 18 years or over. Employees of Caring for Carers Ireland are not eligible to enter.

Entries must be in English and the subject is “The Caring Journey… Who Knows”. Entries must not exceed 30 lines (not including title or blank lines).
Entries must be entirely the work of the entrant and must never have been published or have won a prize in any other competition prior to the publication of the competition.
There is no restriction on the number of entries any one competitor may submit.

1st Prize a weekend away for two people
Follow up prizes include short Respite breaks and tickets to events at the Ennis Book Club Festival on the weekend of March 6-8th 2015.
The prize winners will be notified by email or telephone at the end of February 2015.
The Prizes will not be awarded to the same person in consecutive years.

Full details on website.

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