Ballyroan Poetry Competition

Deadline: 27 Apr 2020

The Ballyroan Poetry Competition is now open for submissions.

Poems should be a max of 40 lines, and must be original and unpublished. Up to two poems can be submitted, and all styles and formats are welcome.

Submissions accepted via email to

Please include in your email: name, phone number, short bio (max 50 words). Please include the poem both in the body of the email and as a separate attachment.

This competition is only open to poets based in Dublin, and winners must be available to attend a ceremony in Ballyroan Library on 9 May to read their winning poems. Employees of South Dublin County Council and South Dublin Libraries are not permitted to enter.