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Kildare Writing Centre ‘Fusing creativity and craft to nurture the writer within’

Established in 2016, the Kildare Writing Centre provides courses in creative writing in comfortable surroundings with small class sizes. The Centre is offering three types of courses. A course in creative writing focusing on writing short stories, this course is designed to suit all levels and runs over ten weeks. Secondly, the centre offers a course for emerging writers where writing is workshopped by peers with an input from the facilitator,...

Kiltumper Writing Workshops with Niall Williams

Writing workshops offered to writers of fiction by Niall Williams -- Irish novelist, screenwriter, and playwright. Niall, is the author of nine novels, one novella, three stage plays, and several screenplays. His last novel, HISTORY OF THE RAIN, was longlisted for 2014 Man Booker Prize. His new novel, THIS IS HAPPINESS, is being published by Bloomsbury in the UK/Ireland in September 2019. Niall has taught many workshops and mentored MFA...

Molly Keane Writers Retreat

The Molly Keane Writers' Retreat is located in the home of the late writer in Dysert, Ardmore, Co. Waterford. Overlooking Ardmore Bay the house and garden has several nooks and crannies ideal for writers to squirrel themselves away and be inspired by their surroundings. We cater for : Writing Workshops for Groups and Individual Writers, Facilitated Writing Workshops, The annual Molly Keane Writers Week in August, Why not give your...

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Old Rectory Retreat, Knappagh, Leenane Rd., Westport. Co. Mayo

A creative space for writer, musician, or indeed anyone looking for a quiet working place or just time out in a welcoming home from home where you can soak in /stoke up inspiration, immerse yourself in your work and be a total hermit or a bit more social if you wish. We are a small family run creative retreat based in an historic building dating from 1852, set among trees,...

Poetry Ireland

Poetry Ireland/Éigse Éireann is the national organisation for poetry in Ireland. We serve all 32 counties and receive support from The Arts Council of Ireland/An Chomhairle Ealaíon and The Arts Council of Northern Ireland. As an organisation we are dedicated to developing, supporting and promoting poetry through Ireland. Poetry Ireland is committed to creating meaningful encounters with poetry for the public. We are also committed to creating performance and publication...

Professional Writing Academy (PWA)

The Professional Writing Academy is an online education company specialising in teaching all sorts of people how to develop their writing skills and creativity. Our courses have been tried and tested in universities, businesses and publishing houses. We offer courses for novelists, short story writers, business writers, family historians, filmmakers and scriptwriters around the world. Our courses are tightly structured and demanding - but fun. Most are delivered from our...

SCBWI Ireland

SCBWI Ireland is the Irish chapter of the Society of Children’s Book Writers and Illustrators (SCBWI). Our membership includes both published and prepublished writers, illustrators, and translators. The chapter is run by volunteers led by the current Regional Advisor, writer Colleen Jones, with Illustrator Coordinator Ciara Winkelmann. SCBWI Ireland was established in 2007 by award-winning author Jane Mitchell and Maeve McMahon. SCBWI Ireland welcomes anyone who lives on the island...

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The Lir National Academy of Dramatic Art at Trinity College Dublin

The Lir Academy offers training at undergraduate and postgraduate level in theatre related subjects including acting, stage management, technical theatre, playwriting, theatre directing and stage design. The MFA degrees in Playwriting, Theatre Directing and Stage Design are offered on a full time or part time basis and are taught by industry professionals who continue to work in the theatre, TV or film sectors. Tutors on the MFA degrees include Annabelle...

The Novelry

The Novelry provides budding novelists with everything they need to go from finding the book they’re meant to write through to successful submission to agents and publishers. The online creative writing courses include the famous Ninety Day Novel ® Course, and the new Editing Your Novel Course. The Classic Course guides writers to walk in the footsteps of Tolkien, CS Lewis and JKRowling to discover how to plan to write a bestseller. The founder of The Novelry...

The Poetry Project

A poem and a piece of art every Monday? What a great start to the week... The Poetry Project sends you a contemporary poem and video from Ireland, for free, every Monday, wherever you are in the world. Why? We love poetry, and we love art, and we know that most people do too - but we don't always find space for it in our lives. So we decided to...