New Irish Writing

Appearing in the Irish Times on the last Saturday of each month, New Irish Writing is an opportunity open to writers who are Irish or resident of Ireland.

Stories submitted to New Irish Writing should not exceed 2,200 words. Up to six poems may be submitted. There is no entry fee. Writers whose work is selected with receive €100 for fiction and €50 for poetry.

Email entries to or post it (with a stamped addressed envelope) to Ciaran Carty, Hennessy New Irish Writing, The Irish Times, 24-28 Tara St, Dublin 2. In both cases please make sure to include your name and telephone number; if you are entering by post, please also include your email address if you have one.

Note - April 2020 - Irish Times website advises email entries only at this time