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...

Limerick Competition 2017

Congratulations to Bríd O’Meara the winner of the limerick competition at Write By the Sea 2017. Bríd received a voucher for a stay in Kelly’s Resort Hotel. Runners up were Margaret Hawkins and Mary Kavanagh. Well done to all! Read the winning entries...

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.  

Room To Write – December

Linked to our Write By The Sea festival, the next Room to Write takes place in the Stella Maris Centre, Kilmore Quay on Saturday, December 9th and provides opportunities to writers to write, to consult writing resources, to read, to connect with other writers in a...

Write By the Sea 2017

We are delighted to announce that the second Write By The Sea Festival will take place from Friday September 29th to October 1st 2017. Further details will be announced in the coming weeks.