Please read Rules of the Competition carefully before submitting play


For well over 30 years the annual P.J.O' Connor Awards for Radio Drama have celebrated the best in new Irish writing. The 2021 competition is now open for entries.

RTE Radio, Drama on One 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 Friday 1st April 2022

To download rules of the competition click here

To download Entry Form click here

To view contract please click here

Note only electronic scripts are now being accepted please email to: