Flash Fiction Winning Entries 2017

The inaugural ‘Flash Fiction ‘ competition was kindly sponsored by North Cork Co-Op Ltd.

Congratulations to all the winners in both the adult and junior sections.

Adult Winners

First: ‘The Pest’ by Geraldine McCarthy. 

 Click to read The Pest

Geraldine McCarthy lives in west Cork and has been writing flash fiction and short stories for a year and a half. Her work has appeared in The Fable Online, Seven Deadly Sins: YA Anthology (Gluttony), The Incubator Journal and Scarlet Leaf Review.
Runner Up: ‘The Bangor Boat’s Away’ by Sinead Slattery.

Click to read The Bangor boat’s away

Sinead Slattery’s Biography:
Born in Co. Down and grew up in Belfast. Trained as a Primary School teacher. I moved to Dublin and on to Cork when I got married. I am now retired and live with my husband in Glanmire, Co. Cork. We have four adult sons. I was runner-up in the Michael McLaverty short story competition in November 2016 and have been longlisted twice in the RTE/Penguin competition. I was longlisted last year for the Colm Toibin short story award and shortlisted for the James Plunkett Memorial award.


Junior Winners 

Click on the links to read

Tables Turning By Sean Moylan

Finding My Family by Calum Carroll

The Titanic – My Story by Kallum Young