The Patrick Kavanagh Poetry Awards 2015 are open to second-level students in Ireland.

There are two categories: under 15 and 15 and over. Have a look at their website for some suggested themes for this year’s competition. Each student can enter one poem, of any length.

Deadline: 29th May 2015, 4 p.m.

Prizes: Under 15s – €75, €50, €35
15 and over – €100, €75, €50.
The winners will also receive a certificate.

Visit their website for further details and to download an entry form.