The competition is organized by the Munster Literature Centre based in Cork city, Ireland. “ The Gregory O’Donoghue International Poetry Competition was first held in 2010. It is a poetry prize for a single poem, open to writers from around the world from September to November annually. Sponsored by the Munster Literature Centre, the prize is named in honour of the late Irish poet long associated with the Centre.
The competition is open to original, unpublished and unbroadcast poems in the English language of 40 lines or fewer. The poem can be on any subject, in any style.
• 1st Prize: 2,000 €
• 2nd Prize: 500 €
• 3rd Prize: 250 €
• Ten runners-up: 50 €
Entry fees:- €7 per poem or €30 for a batch of five.