Short Story Or Poem Competition With Newsgroup – Competition Now Closed


As we continue through this current situation and the schools are closed, Newsgroup is delighted to open a short story or poem competition.

We are inviting children to submit a short story or a poem on a subject of their choice to win a €50 voucher for Smyths Toy Store. The story or poem will be published in our four local newspapers Tallaght News, Clondalkin News, Rathcoole & Saggart News, Lucan News and online on

You choose the theme! The short story or poem must be submitted before the 2nd of April 2020 by email to Please include the child’s name and age on the entry.

Sarah Brooks

Sarah Brooks

Sarah has worked in marketing and content creation for many years. In her role at Newsgroup, she is the online editor of with a particular interest in local news and events. Sarah also works closely with our editorial team on our printed editions in Tallaght, Lucan, Clondalkin and Rathcoole/Saggart. If you have a story and would like to make contact please email Sarah at


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