Saturday, June 27, 2020

There are just over two weeks to go to the closing date for the Michael Mullan Cancer Fund Writing Competition 2020 so get your entries in now.

The entry fee is €15 for short stories with a first prize of €200 and second prize €50.

The entry fee is €10 for flash fiction and poetry with a first prize of €100 and a second prize of €40.

The judges this year are John MacKenna, Caroline E. Farrell and Niamh Boyce.

The competition is open to everyone, beginners, experienced writers and secondary school students of 16 years of age or more. Entries close at midnight on 16 July 2020 and winners will be announced at a special awards event in Naas Community Library in the autumn, as part of the Kildare Readers’ Festival (Covid permitting).

Full details of the competitions are available at

If you need any further information about the competitions or about the Michael Mullan Cancer Fund, please email [email protected]

All fund raised will to help Michael continue his battle against cancer in the USA.

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