Francis MacManus Short Story Competition

    Monday - Friday, 11.10 pm

    Winning Stories and Shortlist 2014

    1st prize : The Oyster Catchers by Beth Tyrrell read by Kelly Campbell to be broadcast on RTÉ Radio 1 at 11.02pm Monday 30 June 2014

    2nd prize: The Chamber Pot by Richard Ball read by Andrew Bennett to be broadcast on RTÉ Radio 1 at 11.02pm Tuesday 1 July 2014

    3rd prize: Whalesong by Barbara Leahy read by Aonghus Óg McAnally to be broadcast on RTÉ Radio 1 at 11.02pm Wednesday 2 July 2014

    Shortlisted Stories
    Venus and a Little Hell by Annemarie Neary read by Robert O’Mahoney to be broadcast on RTÉ Radio 1 at 11.02pm  Thursday 3 July 2014

    He’s Going Nowhere, Your Son by Fiona O’Rourke read by Catherine Walsh to be broadcast on RTÉ Radio 1 at 11.02pm  Friday 4 July 2014

    Bus by Dermot Christophers read by Hugh O’Conor to be broadcast on RTÉ Radio 1 at 11.02pm on RTÉ Radio 1 at 11.02pm on Monday 7 July 2014

    O Danny Boy by Peter McNiff read by Aaron Monaghan to be broadcast on RTÉ Radio 1 at 11.02pm on RTÉ Radio 1 at 11.02pm Tuesday 8 July 2014

    Silvercup by Fergal O’Byrne read by Andrew Bennett to be broadcast on RTÉ Radio 1 at 11.02pm on Wednesday 9 July 2014

    Early Days by Joanne Hayden read by Karen Ardiff to be broadcast on RTÉ Radio 1 at 11.02pm on Thursday 10 July 2014

    Bumblebee by Fiona Gartland read by Angela Harding to be broadcast on RTÉ Radio 1 at 11.02pm on Friday 11 July 2014

    Tying the Knot by Clare O’Reilly read by Aileen Mythen to be broadcast on RTÉ Radio 1 at 11.02pm on Monday 14 July 2014

    Mrs Ledbetter by Patrick Talbot read by Caitríona Ni Mhurchú to be broadcast on RTÉ Radio 1 at 11.02pm on Tuesday 15 July 2014

    Head Shot by John Martin read by Keith Hanna to be broadcast on RTÉ Radio 1 at 11.02pm on Wednesday 16 July 2014

    White by Alannah Hopkin read by Angela Harding to be broadcast on RTÉ Radio 1 at 11.02pm  on Thursday 17 July 2014

    Poked by Anne Donnelly read by Catherine Walsh to be broadcast on RTÉ Radio 1 at 11.02pm  Friday on 18 July 2014

    All There Ever Is by Toby McGrath read by Karl O’Neill to be broadcast on RTÉ Radio 1 at 11.02pm on Monday 21 July 2014 

    Bedtime Routine by Simon Rochford read by Aaron Monaghan to be broadcast on RTÉ Radio 1 at 11.02pm on Tuesday 22 July 2014

    Red by Colin Burns read by Andrew Bennett to be broadcast on RTÉ Radio 1 at 11.02pm Wednesday on 23 July 2014

    Whaling Slang by John Fleming read by Gary Murphy to be broadcast on RTÉ Radio 1 at 11.02pm on Thursday 24 July 2014

    Chrysalis by Lesley Cassidy read by Bairbre Ní Chaoimh to be broadcast on RTÉ Radio 1 at 11.02pm Friday 25 July 2014

    Spun Sugar by Anne Marie Harrington read by Aonghus Óg McAnally to be broadcast on RTÉ Radio 1 at 11.02pm on Monday 28 July 2014

    Happiness by Hilary Minch read by Bairbre Ní Chaoimh to be broadcast on RTÉ Radio 1 at 11.02pm on Tuesday 29 July 2014

    Reminiscence, an Ice Age, an Otter and an Eel by Pól Mac Mathúna read by Aonghus Óg McAnally to be broadcast on RTÉ Radio 1 at 11.02pm on Wednesday 30 July 2014

    The Last Time I Saw Valerie by Mary McGill read by Aileen Mythen to be broadcast on RTÉ Radio 1 at 11.02pm on Thursday 31 July 2014

    The Talking Doll by Daniel Hughes read by Patrick Dawson to be broadcast on RTÉ Radio 1 at 11.02pm Friday 1 August 2014

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