Competition Guidelines

Poems must be about some aspect of Ballyfermot, either about living in Ballyfermot, memories of Ballyfermot, or the history of Ballyfermot

There are two age categories: Under 16 and Over 16

Entry is free

Poems must be the original work of the entrant

Poems will be read out on air and judged anonymously by the Together FM listeners

The winning poems will be published on the TogetherFM website

The closing date of the competition is 7th May 2018

Poems can be submitted via email to They can also be posted or hand delivered to:
Together FM, 1st Floor, Ballyfermot Civic and Community Centre, Ballyfermot Road, Dublin D10 T042

The copyright of each poem remains with the author. However, authors of the winning poems, by entering the competition, grant TogetherFM the right to read out their poem on air and publish it on the TogetherFM website

Entries will not be returned so please keep a copy

Under no circumstances can alterations be made to poems once entered

If you would like confirmation that your postal entry has been received, please include a stamped addressed envelope/postcard with your entry. Entries made via email will receive a confirmation email

Prizewinners will be notified by the end of May 2018 and invited to an award ceremony in June 2018. All winners will be required to provide a biography and a photograph