RTÉ Radio 1 Short Story Competition

Monday - Friday, 11.20 pm

SHORTLISTED and WINNING STORIES: 2012

2019 Competition: Stories go to air!

The winning stories from this year's competition have been announced at an awards evening in RTÉ, chosen by judges Sinéad Crowley, Liz Nugent and Declan Meade from over 2000 entries, and will be broadcast weeknights on RTÉ Radio 1 at 11.20pm. To listen click the story title link after it is broadcast.

Monday 16 September 2019: 1st Prize: Honey Days by Stephen O'Reilly read by Jane Brennan. You can also read it at the journal.ie

Tuesday 17 September 2019: 2nd Prize: Vena Amoris by Niall McArdle, read by Eamon Morrissey. Read it here

Wednesday 18 September 2019: 3rd Prize: The Boxer Rebellion by Liz Houchin, read by Janet Moran. Read it here

Thursday 19 September 2019: WonderHouse (Some Assembly Required), by Stephen Walsh, read by Peter Hanly

Friday 20 September 2019: News by Sheila Barrett, read by Ali White

Monday 23 September: Out the Pontoon Road by Edward Melvin, read by Emmet Kirwan

Tuesday 24 September: Filling in Blanks by Niamh Heery, read by Ruth McGill

Wednesday 25 September: The Planters by Mel O'Doherty, read by Gary Murphy 

Thursday 26 September: Toby, Toby, Toby, by Deirdre Roycroft, read by Andrew Bennett

Friday 27 September: Salt, by Tríona Walsh, read by Caitríona Ní Mhurchú

 For more information on the winning stories, click here or thejournal.ie

It's All a Cod by Phil Kearney Byrne, Mohill, Co Leitrim, read by Pat Laffan and broadcast on Monday 18 June 2012 (1st prize winner) Listen

The Glass by John Austin Connolly, Booterstown, Co Dublin, Read by Joe Taylor and broadcast on Tuesday 19 June 2012 (2nd prize winner) Listen

At The Ranch by Dorene Groocock, Goatstown, Dublin 14, read by Ingrid Craigie and broadcast on Wednesday 20 June 2012 (3rd prize winner) Listen

· The Lottery Tickets by Maire P. Crowley, Malahide, Co Dublin, read by Angela Harding and broadcast on Thursday 21 June 2012 Listen

· Departed by Barbara Tarrant, Blackrock, Co Dublin, read by Angela Harding and broadcast on Friday 22 June 2012 Listen

· All Nine Colours by Annemarie Neary, Clapham Common, London, read by Caitríóna Ní Mhurchú and broadcast on Monday 25 June 2012 Listen

· No Candles for Jamie by Jim McGowan, Kilmacud, Dublin 14, read by Joan Sheehy and broadcast on Tuesday 26 June 2012Listen

· Haunted by a Rock Band by Frances Macken, Whitehall, Dublin 9, read by Pat Kinevane and broadcast on Wednesday 27 June 2012Listen

· Portrait by Justin MacCarthy, Sandymount, Dublin 4, read by Cathy Belton and broadcast on Thursday 28 June 2012 Listen

· Omissions by Wayne O’Keeffe, Butlerstown, Co Waterford, read by Jonathan White and broadcast on Friday 29 June 2012 Listen

· Remembering the Big Field by Bill Coen, read by Pat Laffan and broadcast on Monday 2 July 2012Listen

· You by Nollaig Rowan, Ranelagh, Dublin 6, read by Caitríona Ní Mhurchú and broadcast on Tuesday 3 July 2012 Listen

· The Pond by Richard Cotter, Carrigaline, Co Cork, read by Pat Laffan and broadcast on Wednesday 4 July 2012Listen

· Falling is Just Flying Downwards by Ilija Cvetic, Ballinteer, Dublin 16, read by Pat Kinevane and broadcast on Thursday 5 July 2012 Listen

· Idling by Aideen Henry, Claddagh, Galway City, read by Pat Kinevane and broadcast on Friday 6 July 2012 Listen

· A Rest on the Stave by Marianne O’Rourke, Ranelagh, Dublin 6, read by Jonathan White and broadcast on Monday 9 July 2012 Listen

· Orange and Brown by Angela Finn, Stillorgan, Co Dublin, read by Barbara Bergin and broadcast on Tuesday 10 July 2012 Listen

· The Creek by Chris Connolly, Booterstown, Co Dublin, read by Hope Brown and broadcast on Wednesday 11 July 2012 Listen

· Hold The Line by Eileen Lynch, Dundalk, Co Louth, read by Joan Sheehy and broadcast on Thursday 12 July 2012 Listen

· Friend Me? by Peter McCarthy, Gardiner’s Hill, Co Cork, read by Cathy Belton and broadcast on Friday 13 July 2012 Listen

· The Praeger and The Mohican by Áine Ryan, Westport, Co Mayo, read by Caitríona Ní Mhurchú and broadcast on Monday 16 July 2012Listen

· Five Days to Polling Day by Danielle McLaughlin, Donoughmore, Co Cork, read by Caitríona Ní Mhurchú and broadcast on Tuesday 17 July 2012Listen

· Operation Glasnost by William Kennedy, Dún Laoghaire, read by Joe Taylor and broadcast on Wednesday 18 July 2012 Listen

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