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Upcoming Online Courses at the Irish Writers Centre

Online Courses

Upcoming Online Courses at the Irish Writers Centre

In light of the most recent measures announced by the government last night, we will be extending the Irish Writers Centre building closure until it is safe to re-open our doors. In the meantime, we are happy to announce that we are continuing to offer our services for writers online.Join in a live classroom with a trusted writing teacher on one of our remote writing courses. You can now nurture your creative writing at home, from anywhere across Ireland or abroad, while practicing safe social distancing. Sarah Webb will be offering a course for those interested in Writing for Children, starting Thursday 9 April. Immerse yourself...

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Covid-19: Extension of IWC Building Closure

Covid-19: Extension of IWC Building Closure

  In light of the most recent measures announced by the government last night, current restrictions on the opening of public spaces have been extended until Sunday 19th April, with additional measures put in place. For full details of the government's measures to tackle COVID-19, please see here: https://www.gov.ie/en/publication/a7e66d-latest-guidance-on-public-health-measures/ The Irish Writers Centre building will remain closed while these measures are in place. During this period, we hope you continue your engagement with the Centre through our newly launched online course programme. Mentoring is also available remotely, and membership continues to be available via our website. You can also engage...

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Online Learning at the Irish Writers Centre

Online Learning at the Irish Writers Centre

New Opportunities for Remote Learning We're happy to announce that during this period of closure, we will be offering remote learning opportunities for those looking to explore creative writing at home. Remote learning allows you to enjoy live interaction with a trusted writing teacher via weekly online courses. This might just be the time to get inspired, hone your writing skills and receive feedback on your work.By signing up for an online course, you are helping the Irish Writers Centre continue to deliver our services through our education programme, as well as providing vital paid employment to freelance writers.As Ireland’s...

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COVID-19: Information and Resources for Writers and Artists

COVID-19: Information and Resources for Writers and Artists

As precautionary social distancing measures continue in the face of COVID-19, writers, artists, arts practitioners, and the majority of self-employed workers are being placed in difficult positions with little income protection. As the national resource centre for Irish writers and Irish writing, we are taking steps to ensure that we can continue offering our services to writers during this period. There are also a number of initiatives across the community which offer support for self-employed writers and artists. Have a look at some of the resources we’ve compiled below: Official government websites Gov.ie  Department of Health HSE Health Protection Surveillance...

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A Statement on COVID-19

A Statement on COVID-19

In light of the most recent developments in the outbreak of COVID-19, the Irish Writers Centre will be closed from today, Thursday 12 March, at 6pm until further notice.

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