WRITE BY THE SEA WINNERS ON RTE

The three winners of last year’s Write By The Sea writing competitions have recorded their winning entries for broadcast on RTE Radio 1’s Seascapes programme that airs every Friday night at 10.30 with presenter Fergal Keane.  This is the second year the programme has...

WRITE BY THE SEA 2018

We are delighted to announce that the third Write By The Sea Festival will take place from Friday, September 28th to Sunday, September 30th 2018. Further details will be announced in the near future.  

DONAL RYAN SHORTLISTED FOR MAJOR AWARD

Donal Ryan, who made a very stimulating contribution to Write By The Sea in 2018, has been shortlisted for the 2018 international Dublin Literary Award for his novel All We Shall Know.  The top prize is €100,000, and we are delighted to note that among the other...

CAT HOGAN’S WRITING CLASSES

Crime author Cat Hogan, who made significant contributions to the first two Write By the Sea festivals, has announced details of her Creative Writing classes at the Stella Maris Centre in Kilmore Quay. The series runs from Tuesday February 6, 2018 to March 13, from...

Bord Gáis Energy Irish Book Awards

Congratulations to Sarah Webb, who won Children’s Book of the Year (Junior)  with her book A Sailor Went to Sea, Sea, Sea: Favourite Rhymes from an Irish Childhood  illustrated by Steve Mc Carthy a the recent  Bord Gáis Energy Irish Book Awards. Also nominated in the...

Competition Winners 2017

We are delighted to announce the winners of our writing competition at Write By The Sea 2017 are: Non-Fiction:    Nanny Water Cottage by Theresa Ryan Fiction: Island by Marie Noonan Poetry:  Island Paradox by Mary Kavanagh Details of when the winning entries will be...