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Newsflash for NEWSFLASH!
Posted by Big Smoke Writing Factory in The Members' Blog.

Newsflash! Newsflash! Read all about! Newsflash for NEWSFLASH! National Flash Fiction Day takes place Saturday 27st June 2015. For the past two years we’ve hosted Dublin’s flash fiction event, and ...continue reading

The Simple Things by Keith Mulligan
Posted by Keith Mulligan in The Members' Blog.

As I look across the water from my front door, I must recognize the tranquillity of my surroundings. I feel lucky even though I do not see it. It is ...continue reading

Having a Plan by Keith Mulligan
Posted by Keith Mulligan in The Members' Blog.

Here is my first attempt at blogging. I have faced many hurdles and this is my latest. I have sat down at my computer and opened word processor countless of ...continue reading

We’re Hiring Writers… and a new General Manager
Posted by Irish Writers' Centre in The Members' Blog.

The Irish Writers Centre is one of Ireland’s biggest employers of creative writers. We’d like to engage even more writers. If you’re a professional writer with a strong national profile, ...continue reading

Editing…Is It Heaven? Or Is It Hell?
Posted by Catherine Brophy in The Members' Blog.

“I love writing but I hate editing!” I often hear that from writers. But you’ll never hear it from me. I love editing. “Why would you enjoy nit-picking your own ...continue reading

The Four Freedom Plays
Posted by Hubert O'Hearn in The Members' Blog.

With the brilliant songwriter Ciara Donnelly aka Yellowbridge, we have created a suite of four one act plays with music addressing Human Rights and the victims of our society. We ...continue reading

April creative writing courses!
Posted by Big Smoke Writing Factory in The Members' Blog.

Tons of new creative writing courses starting at the Big Smoke Writing Factory (Second Floor, Dollard House, 2-5 Wellington Quay, Temple Bar, Dublin 2) this April – including: Beginning to ...continue reading

Just Walk Away – In Praise of A Children’s Book
Posted by ywatterson in The Members' Blog.

WALKING AWAY – Cecil Day Lewis It is eighteen years ago, almost to the day – A sunny day with leaves just turning, The touch-lines new-ruled – since I watched ...continue reading

They Say “Life Begins At 40”
Posted by MoyaHodgers in The Members' Blog.

Not the most original of titles, I grant you, and no this is not an April Fools Joke, more is the pity. Tomorrow I will “bury my youth” according to ...continue reading

Hats off to you….
Posted by Declan Clarke in The Members' Blog.

There was an inspiring display of creativity and Innovation at the Fashion Innovation Awards in Galway on Tuesday evening. On the 24th March Galway City hosted the 6th annual event, ...continue reading