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Newsflash for NEWSFLASH!
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
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
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
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?
“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
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!
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
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”
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