The winner of the 2020 RTÉ Short Story Competition has been announced! 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.
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