Nationwide search for 15 talented teenage writers to take part in the second annual Edna O’Brien Young Writers Bursary 2021

The Museum of Literature Ireland, MoLI is launching a nationwide search for 15 talented teenage writers to take part in the second annual Edna O’Brien Young Writers Bursary.   The Edna O’Brien Young Writers Bursary is an immersive, week-long writing programme running both online and onsite in MoLI from Monday, 19th July, until Friday 23rd 2021 (subject to public health guidelines).    The winning students will have their […]

Sara Baume – Writers/Artists workshop at The Source Arts Centre Thurles

Sara’s debut novel ‘Spill Simmer, Falter, Wither’ was described by author Joe O’Connor as “a stunning and wonderful achievement by a writer touched by greatness. It is the most powerful debut novel I have read in several years”. Spill Simmer Falter Wither, which is narrated by a lonely 57-year-old man to his misfit of a […]

Budding and established writers invited to submit entries to Doolin Short Story Competition 2014

Budding and established writers are being invited to submit entries to the second annual Doolin Short Story Competition 2014. Hotel Doolin has confirmed a prize fund of €1,000 will be awarded to the winning entrant, with €600 and €400 prizes for the second and third placed entries respectively. The winning entries, which will be published […]

Writer’s Weekend in North Tipperary Fairy Fort

Writer Derbhile Dromey is organising a weekend workshop for other writers – in a fairy fort in North Tipperary. It’s actually taking place at the Fairy Fort Farm in Borrisoleigh, half an hour from the Rock of Cashel, an area steeped in history and fairy lore.   The weekend will run from September 14-16th (Fri-Sun) and […]

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 […]

Dromineer Literary Festival Poetry and Short Story Competitions 2010

The seventh annual Dromineer Literary Festival will be held from the 7th. – 10th, October 2010 at the Lough Derg Yacht Club, Dromineer, Co. Tipperary.  Dromineer has been described as a ’boutique’ festival; small but of quality, with an atmosphere that is serious but informal, professional but friendly, in an exquisite setting on the shores […]