Storytelling Competition - ‘Stories from the Waterside’ / ‘Scéalta Ó Thaobh An Uisce’

The Local Authority Waters Programme (LAWPRO) in partnership with Inland Fisheries Ireland, Waterways Ireland, The Heritage Council and The Heritage Officers Programme is launching a national Storytelling Competition Stories from the Waterside’ / ‘Scéalta Ó Thaobh An Uisce’.

The competition is open to all with €4,000 in prizes to be won. Entries are welcomed from across the Island of Ireland and entries may be submitted in either in English or Irish. Stories of 600 words or less and only original and previously unpublished stories.

Closing Date is 31st May 2020. 

We encourage online entrants through the Local Authority Waters Programme (LAWPRO) website: but you can also enter by post if you prefer.

This website includes full details of how to enter the competition and the full Terms & Conditions.

Download the Application Form – which must be filled by all entrants (PDF)