Young Travel Writers Competition Opens to Students Across Ireland

A writing competition aimed at discovering Ireland’s best young travel writers has been announced by the organiser’s of the Immrama Festival of Travel Writing, which is set to take place in the heritage town of Lismore in county Waterford this June.   Young writers are now invited to write an 800-word short story about their […]

Kim Phuc Phan Thi and Fergal Keane announced as Keynote speakers for Lismore Immrama Festival of Travel Writing 2016

Vietnamese-Canadian best known as the nine-year-old child depicted in the Pulitzer Prize-winning photograph taken during the Vietnam War on June 8, 1972 Kim Phuc Phan Thi along with one of the BBC’s most distinguished correspondents and award-winning broadcaster and author Fergal Keane have been announced as the keynote speakers for the 14th annual Immrama Festival […]

Irish writers experience of Syria to be recalled at IMMRAMA Festival of Travel Writing

As international diplomatic efforts continue to seek an end to the violence inSyria, one of the few Irish people to have travelled extensively in the country  Mary Russell  is to speak at the 10th IMMRAMA Festival of Travel Writing in Lismore, Co Waterford next month. The Dubliners My Home is Your Home tells of her […]