Advertising Specification

Anyone interested in placing an advert in the Competition Programme,
will find the information below, useful.

The Irish Freemasons
Young Musician of the Year

Advertising Costs

(Our advertising costs are not subject to VAT)

Solus insertions are ‘first-come, first served’: Agents discount not given.

Full Colour

Full Page (A4 portrait)

€ 750

Half-Page (A5 landscape)

€ 500

Quarter Page (A6 portrait)

€ 250 (restricted availability)

Inside Front Cover Solus

€ 1,200

Inside Back Cover Solus

€ 1,000


Full payment for the advertisement must be included with the advertisement order form. We regret that bookings cannot be accepted without pre-payment. An Invoice will be sent by return in receipt of your remittance.

The advertisement order form and remittance in Euro should be sent to Music Competition, Freemasons’ Hall, 17 Molesworth Street, Dublin 2.


Technical Specifications for Advertising Copy

Full Page

Type area:  270 x 180mm /   Page size   297 x 210mm

Bleed size:  303 x 206mm

Half Page

Type area:  135mm x 180 /    Bleed Not available

Quarter page

Type area:  135mm x 85mm / Bleed Not available



Quark 5.0 and above, either as .eps file with all fonts embedded or
as Quark file with all images and fonts supplied

Photoshop 8.0 and above, supplied as a flattened image.
Can be supplied as tiff, eps or jpeg
Must be high resolution 300dpi
Saved in CMYK not RGB
Low resolution digital images are NOT accepted

Illustrator 9.0 and above, for final artwork all fonts must be outlined

PDF’s must be high resolution (2400dpi) press ready and converted to CMYK

Media: Please supply on CD, DVD or Zip (100mb)


Advertising copy as specified above must be supplied directly, clearly marked
“Young Musician”  to Grand Lodge Ireland, 17 Molesworth Street, Dublin 2,

or by E-mail to Copy must be received by the deadline, or the advertisement will be inserted with ‘Best Wishes’ and the name of your company.

COPY DEADLINE  Not later than Noon on 3rd September 2023.


To Print out Order Form,

please “click” on the Hyperlink below

Specification & Order Form