The Right to Write


The Right to Write

We have linked up with Fighting Words - a free creative writing organisation for children - to encourage more kids to get writing.
27th May 2017

Let the imagination wander, unlock that inventive streak and allow the words to flow. Just make sure that it is somehow football related and we will pick out as many as possible.

As a challenge, we’re inviting 13–15 year-old girls and boys to write a story about a fictional character who joins up with the Republic of Ireland squad. Tell us what happens in about 500 words.

A parent or guardian should email the story to

Don’t forget to include the author's name and age. The deadline for submissions is June 30