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How To Enter

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Who Can Enter?

  • Entry to the Irish Journalism Awards is open to :

  • Members of NewsBrands Ireland.


  • A print/ digital news title which is a member of the Press Council of Ireland and which has a focus on national/ international news.

NB Entry is NOT open to stand alone magazine titles or regional/local newspapers or news sites.

Entry is open to work first published in print, website, online, mobile, video, or audio in an eligible (Eligibility being defined in the clause above) title between 00:01 on 3rd July 2023 and 23:59 on 1st July 2024


Entries will be accepted via the online entry system until the deadline of 23:59 on September 4th 2024


All Entries must be accompanied by the appropriate Fee. (‘The Fee’)


Entries are open to both staff and freelance journalists.


All entries must be submitted from journalists ordinarily working in Ireland and/or for working for newspapers/news websites published in Ireland or for Irish editions of newspapers published outside the state.


Entries are limited to one entry per journalist per category. Unless you are also entering the same category as a team, then you may enter your own entry and your team entry.

You can enter the same article in more than one category.

There is no limit on the number of categories you can enter.

Entries must be the sole work of the named entrant or team.


All entries must be made via the online entry system. Please note that the system can only accept PDFs and if your article appeared across multiple pages, you must save it as one PDF for submission. Entries made in the incorrect format will be automatically disqualified.


Entrants for the Young Journalist of the Year must be aged 28 or younger on 1st August 2024.

Entry Cost

The fee to enter the 2024 Irish Journalism Awards is €50 (Inclusive of VAT as 23%) per entry*

This fee is payable online at the point of submission within the online entry system.

Receipts will be issued automatically once entries have been accepted.

VAT Invoices are available on request.

*Entries from NewsBrands Ireland titles will have the entry fee waived.

Closing Date - September 4th 2024 at 11.59PM

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