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Irish Musician Pat Gallagher Oozes Multi-talented Creativity
Singer, songwriter and superb guitarist, Pat Gallagher has produced many diverse CDs, the songs from which have become musical hits nationally and internationally. ‘Las Vegas (in the Hills of Donegal)’ ...continue reading
New Year, New Courses!
Happy new year, everyone! We hope some of your resolutions are about writing (you can do it!). The Factory is open again and looking forward to this term of creative ...continue reading
Bursaries Available for Business Focused Online Courses
NEW BUSINESS-FOCUSED ONLINE COURSES LAUNCHED WITH SUPPORT FROM CREATIVE SKILLSET – BURSARIES AVAILABLE What business can learn from the movies, what documentary can learn from drama and how organisations can ...continue reading
Writing on photographs
Sometimes a photo will give the same words much more context? What do you think? http://iconosquare.com/rock.7th.wave (visit for full selection)
A song from For Love of Anna
Enclosed below is the song which was played in the disco scene in For Love of Anna, the night the tragedy occurred to Anna Zweig, the beautiful ballerina with whom ...continue reading
Chance to win a free book signed by the author
Become a friend of Ireland Writing Retreat (http://www.irelandwritingretreat.com/) on or before Tuesday December 15th 2015 and automatically enter a draw to win an intriguing Irish novel signed by the author ...continue reading
Big Smoke’s Winter Literary Cafe!
This year the annual Big Smoke Winter Literary Cafe takes place on Sunday, 6th of December, from 3pm-6pm in Arthur’s Pub on Thomas street. It’s the highlight of our social ...continue reading
Ill met by torchlight…
I have just been out in the back garden, picking some late tomatoes by torchlight. Now, I admit that sounds rather eccentric, but I had forgotten to pick them earlier. ...continue reading
Brilliance of Brevity with Ethel Rohan & Abroad Writers Conference
I’m excited to return a second time to teach my ‘Brilliance of Brevity’ writing workshop with Abroad Writers’ Conference in Ireland. This year, the conference will be held in Dublin, ...continue reading