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Annual Survey

Annual Survey

Thank you to all who took the time to complete our Annual Survey! The survey is now finished.

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Special Offer on Screenwriting Course

Irish Writers Centre

Special Offer on Screenwriting Course

Use the discount code FILM200 within the next week to secure a place on The Bigger Picture: Short Films with Ferdia Mac Anna for just €200.

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Announcing the participants for XBorders: Transition!

Announcing the participants for XBorders: Transition!

We are delighted to announce the participants of XBorders: Transition, a programme that challenges writers to examine ways of seeing and thinking about borders, physical or inter-personal, their potential for art, and in particular, writing. XBorders: Transition focuses on the states of change and flux beyond borders, and will take place from November 2018 to March 2019 during which time the group will work closely with facilitator Maria McManus and editor Patsy Horton. This year the programme participants are: Anne McMaster Cassia Gaden Gilmartin Cliona O'Connell Colin Hassard Don Ó Donnacháin Elizabeth Byrne Frédéric Huska Gary Hunter Iva Yates James A. Simpson...

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AUTUMN FLASH SALE

AUTUMN FLASH SALE

It's the start of the school year and the perfect time to begin or finish a novel, start your writing career or advance it by stepping our of your comfort zone! We're offering up to 20% off selected Autumn Courses. Sale ends at 12pm on Thursday 27 September.  Enter the code AUTUMN20 at checkout and get 20% off the following weekend courses.  Propel: Learn To Be Your Own Editor with Mia Gallagher Blogwriting with Ketty Quigley Voice, Character, and Dramatic Action with Lisa Harding   Enter the code AUTUMN10 at checkout and get 10% off the following weekday courses. Getting Started with Nessa...

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Announcing our 2018 Writers-In-Residence in Florence and Cill Rialaig!

Congratulations are due to Paddy Bushe, the recipient of our one-week residency with St Mark's English Church in Florence. Paddy will travel to Italy this autumn to spend a week developing his own work and meeting with the local writing community, as well as taking part in a public reading. Anyone wanting to indulge in a little jealousy – or thinking about an application for next year – can find the full details here on our website. We are also delighted to announce the seven recipients of this year's residencies in Cill Rialaig, Co. Kerry. Congratulations to Brendan Mac Evilly, Dominique Cleary, Catherine Ann Cullen, Gerry Boland, Caelainn Hogan, Paula Cunningham and John Fox. These writers will enjoy...

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