Literary agents A. M. Heath are running The Irish Children’s Prize again this year.

First prize is €1000 and representation by A.M. Heath.
Three runner up prizes of a bundle of children’s books.

Judges: Julia Churchill children’s book agent at A. M. Heath, and David Maybury, Scholastic Children’s Books.

Eligibility: the competition is open to un-agented children’s book writers born or resident in Ireland, or to someone who holds an Irish passport.

Your manuscript should be in English. Send in the first 5,000 words, a short description of the book, (a few lines) and a one page outline of the story.

Deadline: October 20th 2014

More here.