HOT OFF THE PRESS! DONEGAL STUDENT ROCKS AS HE WINS MAJOR WRITING AWARD

first_imgSomhairle O’Braoinain with judges including writer Roddy Doyle and editor of Hot Press Niall Stokes.A Co Donegal student has won a major writing competition – and that’s news hot off the press!Somhairle O’Braoinain, a fifth year student at Colasite Ailigh in Letterkenny, was named Overall Winner of the National Creative Writing Competition “Write Here Write Now” run by Hot Press.The awards ceremony took place yesterday in the Mansion House Dublin. Somhairle won the overall prize for the Secondary School National category.He is a student of Mrs Maria Rushe at Coláiste Ailigh and has shown extraordinary talent in his personal writing since first year.He is also a keen actor and musician and we are very proud that his talent is being recognised on a national level.Somhairle is from Ramelton, son of local storyteller and writer Joe Brennan. His prizes include an internship during 2015 with Hot Press, the country’s leading music and lifestyle magazine, as well as a €250 cash prize, a Toshiba Click Mini and a Microsoft Sculpt Comfort Mouse.He will also receive an e-Reader, courtesy of Eason and will have his winning entry published in a special issue of Hot Press.HOT OFF THE PRESS! DONEGAL STUDENT ROCKS AS HE WINS MAJOR WRITING AWARD was last modified: May 1st, 2015 by StephenShare this:Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Reddit (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pocket (Opens in new window)Click to share on Telegram (Opens in new window)Click to share on WhatsApp (Opens in new window)Click to share on Skype (Opens in new window)Click to print (Opens in new window) Tags:Colasite AilighdonegalHot PressletterkennyRameltonwriting awardlast_img

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