Newcastlewest man wins short story competition

first_imgFacebook NewsLocal NewsNewcastlewest man wins short story competitionBy Liam Togher – June 19, 2013 844 TAGSfeaturedFrancis McManusfull-imageliteratureMike Mac Domhnaillshort story Shannondoc operating but only by appointment Email Twitter Previous articleThat’s Limerick showcases city and county’s highlightsNext articleThomond swim set for July 20th Liam Togherhttp://www.limerickpost.ieLiam joined the Limerick Post in December 2012, having previously worked in other local media organisations. He holds an MA in Journalism from the University of Limerick and is particularly interested in sports writing. WhatsApp Print No vaccines in Limerick yet center_img RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR Walk in Covid testing available in Limerick from Saturday 10th April Linkedin Surgeries and clinic cancellations extended A NEWCASTLEWEST man has won first prize in RTE Radio 1’s Francis MacManus Short Story Competition.Mike Mac Domhnaill claimed the honour for his story ‘Uncle Ned’, which will be broadcast on RTE Radio 1 next Tuesday June 24.Sign up for the weekly Limerick Post newsletter Sign Up He will also receive €3,000 after his short story beat off competition from more than 600 other hopefuls to take the top prize.Mike has had his poetry published in a number of publications, including Nua Aois, An Cloigeann is a Luach and Dal gCais, as well as some local media.He had previously been shortlisted for the Francis MacManus competition in 2006, as well as for the Francis Ledwidge Competition last year.Mike, who writes in both English and Irish, has had a selection of his works published in recent years. First Irish death from Coronavirus Advertisement Proceedures and appointments cancelled again at UHLlast_img

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