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 Listen

    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  Listen

    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  Listen

    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  Listen

    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  Listen

    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  Listen

    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  Listen

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

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

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

    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  Listen

    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  Listen

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

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

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

    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  Listen

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

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

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

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

    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  Listen

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

    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  Listen

    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  Listen

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

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