The 2017 Competition, the eighth year, will take place in Freemasons’ Hall, 17 Molesworth Street, Dublin 2 from the 12th to the 14th of October 2017.
The Semi-finals will be held on Thursday October 12th, in the afternoon and evening. The start time of the afternoon session will be 1pm, and the evening session will commence at 7.00pm. At the conclusion of the evening session the Chairman of the Jury will announce the four finalists
The final will be held on Saturday October 14th at 7.30pm, and will be followed by a Reception.