Kildare writers win awards

Two Kildare writers were honoured at the Oireachtas na Gaeilge Literary Competitions in Croke Park on October 1.

Two Kildare writers were honoured at the Oireachtas na Gaeilge Literary Competitions in Croke Park on October 1.

Bríd Dáibhis from Kilcock, won first prize in the short story category with “Nochtadh na Fírinne”.

Maynooth’s Liadan Ní Chearbhaill also received an award for her story titled “An Sorcas” .

Prizes were awarded to both established and aspiring writers in the Irish language at the ceremony.

The annual Oireachtas na Gaeilge Literary Competitions are the most esteemed awards for Irish language writers. All genres of Irish language literature are featured with over 15 categories including fiction, short stories, song writing and journalism.