We are inviting members of the public to participate in a series of competitions over the coming weeks. The series includes: short story, poetry, art & photography competitions.

We want these entries to be inspired by the wonderful nature and beautiful landscapes that surround you, wherever you live.

Prizes will include books, pens, sweatshirts & t-shirts.

When all entries are submitted, they will be shortlisted with the best three in each category posted on our Facebook page, and the final winner will be chosen by public vote.

For the first week we are inviting you to submit your short story and artistic creations. Entry details are detailed on our website and posted here. Deadline for receipt of entries is May 1st, 2020.

Short Story Competition

For our short story please note that the entry deadline is Friday 1st May at 5pm. We would like you to use the theme below when writing your story, stories should be limited to 2500 words.

“A family walking through woodland find themselves speechless by their surroundings…”

Art Competition

For our art competition we would like you to draw, sketch or paint a nature scene from wherever you live. The artwork should be no more than A4 in size (approximately 21cm × 30cm) and entries should reach us no later than 5pm on Friday 1st of May.

You can email or post your entries.

Emailed entries should be sent to: cnp@chg.gov.ie

Postal entries should be addressed to: Siobhán Geoghegan Krone, Connemara National Park, Letterfrack, Co Galway