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School competitions

Below are details of competitions open to schools in the 2018/2019 school year. If you want to add a free competition listing, use the button on the right.

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Poetry Competition
Poetry Competition
Closing date: 21/09
School Level: Secondary
To celebrate the joy of speaking and listening to poetry, the National Library of Ireland and Poetry Ireland, in partnership with University College Cork are delighted to announce the POETRY ALOUD Poetry Speaking Competition 2018 for post-primary school students. Application forms are available on: and
<span style='text-transform:uppercase;'>EPIC</span> Museum Tour
Epic Museum Tour
Closing date: 02/10
School Level: Both
EPIC The Irish Emigration Museum is a new interactive and immersive experience, featuring the captivating stories of over 300 emigrants who travelled all over the world, from America to Antartica. Win admission for a class (30 children + 3 adults) to EPIC, a guided tour of our museum and participation in our science-themed workshop.Enter Here
Calling All student writers
Calling All Student Writers
Closing date: 23/11
School Level: Secondary
The GAA Museum is celebrating its 20th anniversary in 2018. As part of the special anniversary programme, we’re inviting secondary school students to show off their writing prowess with an essay, short story or poem with the theme ‘The GAA is at the heart of who we are’. There will be winner and runner-up prizes for Junior and Senior Cycles across both Irish and English language entries. Find out more
<span style='text-transform:uppercase;'>ABC</span> School Supplies
Abc School Supplies
Closing date: 30/09
School Level: Pri
ABC School Supplies supply an extensive choice of educational supplies; Stationery, Maths, English, Arts & Crafts, Furniture, Sports, Science, Inclusion, Early Years and much, much more.  ABC have a great prize to offer the audience. The competition is open to parents and teacher to enter on behalf of their child's school. ABC School supplies are offering the schooldays audience a chance to win €200 of Maths Supplies for your school Enter Here