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Bard of Armagh Annual Festival of Humorous Verse


Deadline: 1st Oct 14

This unique competition offers up to 3000 in prizes each year. Held annually on the third Friday in November at the City Hotel in Armagh it is a sell out with 1000 tickets going within a few days, and represents the largest poetic gathering in Ireland.

The poem should be no more than 650 words and should not exceed 9 minutes performance time. The poem must be the original work of the entrant. It should be humorous verse, suitable for family audiences and radio broadcast.

Each entry should be type written in English. It should have a detachable cover page stating clearly the entrant's name, address, telephone number and the title of the poem.

CD/Tape recorded entries are also encouraged.

There will be an entry fee of 2.00 for each poem.

Entries should be sent to:
Mr John Makem, 34 Fergort Rd, Derrynoose, Co Armagh, N. Ireland.
BT60 3DN

Final closing date for entries is 1st October 2014 and competitors will be contacted by mid-October.

Finals will take place in the Armagh City Hotel on Friday 21 November 2014. Tickets for the event will go on sale early September.

For further details , please visit: www.bardofarmagh.com

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