For well over 30 years the annual P.J.O' Connor Awards for Radio Drama have celebrated the best in new Irish writing.
The 2017 competition is now open for entries.
RTE Radio Drama is inviting candidates to submit radio plays of 40 minutes in duration - with a first prize of €5,000 for the winning script, as well as runner-up prizes of €4,000 and €3,000 respectively.
Closing date for entries is Monday 31st July 2017 by 5pm
Shortlist will be published on Drama on One Website on Friday 8th September 2017 and the Judges’ decision will be announced on Friday 29th September 2017