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Anam Cara Writer’s and Artist’s Retreat

High on a heather-covered hillside awaits Anam Cara,* a tranquil spot set apart to nurture and to provide sanctuary for those who create. Whether you come to work on a writing or artistic project of your own or as part of a workshop or special interest group, you will find support, creature comforts, and peace – all you need to produce your best work. Anam Cara Retreat To help fulfill...

Books Ireland Magazine

Books Ireland magazine was established in March 1976 by Jeremy Addis and from the start set out to list, assess and publicise the output of Irish book publishers and of Irish writers as a unique utility for readers, booksellers, librarians, journalists and academics in Irish studies. Books Ireland provides a comprehensive listing and assessment of all books published in Ireland and of Irish interest. It includes a ‘First Flush’ column...

Children’s Books Ireland

CBI is the national children’s books organisation of Ireland. Through our many activities and events we aim to engage young people with books, foster a greater understanding of the importance of books for young people and act as a core resource for those with an interest in books for children in Ireland. Children’s Books Ireland was founded in 1997 as a result of the merger of The Irish Children’s Book...

Claire Keegan – The Fiction Clinic

Irish writer Claire Keegan’s debut collection of stories, Antarctica, was a Los Angeles Times Book of the Year. The Observer called these stories: ‘Among the finest recently written in English’. It was also awarded the William Trevor Prize, judged by William Trevor. In 2007, her second collection, Walk the Blue Fields, was published to huge critical acclaim and went on to win The Edge Hill Prize for the strongest collection...

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Creative Writing Ink

Creative Writing Ink offers online creative writing courses for writers of all ages, levels and interests. These include beginners through to advanced creative writing, poetry, memoir, radio drama, poetry, screenwriting, blogging and courses for young writers. We also offer writers services, including proofreading, critique, copy editing and mentoring services. Our website is updated regularly with new writing competitions, writing prompts and other writing resources. Whatever stage you're at, we're here...

Dublin UNESCO City of Literature

Dublin is the fourth city to be honoured with the UNESCO designation as a City of Literature, joining Edinburgh, Melbourne and Iowa in July 2010. The Creative Cities Network connects cities who want to share experiences, ideas and best practices for cultural, social and economic development. While Dublin tourist guides attempt to coach visitors in the pronunciation of the Dublin greeting, ‘howaya?’ the equally common accompaniment to this – the...

Insight Stories – Transform your Life through Story

Your stories create a pulse of in-sight into who you truly are. This profound insight has the power to transform your life from the inside out. Insight Stories supports you in your quest to reach alignment between the life you live and the stories you tell. On our journey together you will acquire the tools to become a confident and competent storyteller. You will learn how to develop your unique...

Ireland Writing Retreat – forgotten land, remembered words

A week-long visit to Ireland that will leave you with the fondest of memories, combining the best of scenery the entire island has to offer plus practical training that will help you become a better writer.Not to mention walking tours through beautiful landscapes and introduction to both the native language of Irish and traditional Irish dancing. All amidst Donegal's rugged landscape, a pristine mix of lake, island, mountain and sea...

Irish Literature Academy

The Irish Literature Academy is committed to lifelong learning, and focuses its teaching on Irish drama and literature. The aim of the academy is to encourage the joy of learning and to deepen the pleasure and satisfaction to be had from reading the creative works of Irish writers. We offer part-time morning and night classes to adults who want to develop their interest in Irish writing or who are curious...

Irish Writers’ Centre

The Irish Writers’ Centre has long been a hub of literary activity. It supports established and aspiring writers throughout Ireland from its base at the heart of Dublin's cultural quarter. It is a non-profit organisation, a registered charity, with the remit of promoting Irish writers and literature at home and abroad. The Irish Writers' Centre was founded in 1987 and its doors opened to the public at 19 Parnell Square,...