The RTÉ Short Story Competition 2021 will open for entries at the end of January 2021. An announcement will be made on the website and on RTÉ Radio 1. Keep listening......
The winner of the 2020 RTÉ Short Story Competition has been announced! Get all the details at rte.ie/culture. The announcement was made live on Arena on RTÉ Radio 1 as part of a special programme dedicated to the awards.
To listen to and read all ten stories on the shortlist click on the story title link below after the story has been broadcast. They will be on air week nights at 11.20 p.m. during Late Date on RTÉ Radio 1.
Monday, 28th September 2020: 1st Prize: Flower Wild by Shane Tivenan, read by Ingrid Craigie
Tuesday, 29th September 2020: 2nd Prize: Kissing Booth by Alan Walsh, read by Bláithín MacGabhann
Wednesday, 30th September 2020: 3rd Prize: The Shape on the Strand by Katherine Duffy, read by Jane Brennan
Thursday 1st October: Hands; A Downpour, by Aengus Murray, read by Liam Carney
Friday 2nd October: Neadú by Ceri Garfield, read by Bríd Ní Neachtain
Monday 5th October: The Brow of the Hill, by Edel Moloney, read by Derbhle Crotty
Tuesday 6th October: Everything Will Be Recorded, by Seán Mackel, read by Lalor Roddy
Wednesday 7th October: Beneath the Trees, Where Nobody Sees, by Julie Cruickshank, read by Cathy Belton
Thursday 8th October: Tactics, by Andrew Maguire, read by Ignacy Rybarczyck
Friday 9th October: Guinness & Coke, by Lochlainn McKenna, read by Éanna Hardwicke