Cursed Murphy to launch new single at write by the sea

In case you haven’t noticed, Cursed Murphy is the performing name of writer, spoken-word performer and occasional actor Peter Murphy, and his concluding performance at Write by the Sea 2018 will coincide with the release of his new single ‘Foxhole Prayer’.  Peter has...

The visual side of write by the sea

Although the main focus of Write By The Sea has always been the written and spoken word, we do make room for the visual arts too. In previous years we’ve hosted sea-themed exhibitions of the paintings of renowned local resident Ivan Sutton and Kilmore Quay’s popular...

ANOTHER FINE REVIEW FOR SHEILA LLEWELLYN

One of the key attractions for Write By The Sea 2018 will be the appearance of author Sheila Llewellyn who will discuss her recent novel Walking Wounded with Jackie Hayden. The novel was given yet another positive review last week in The Times whose reviewer described...

Women well-represented at write by the sea

The recent furore over the lack of women in the programme for this year’s Magill Summer School prompted us to have a look through our own programme for Write By The Sea. It turns out that out of the 44 contributors in our schedule, set out on this website, 21 are...

RTÉ SUPPORTING WRITE BY THE SEA

We are delighted to receive confirmation from RTÉ that the broadcaster has accepted Write By The Sea as part of its invaluable “RTÉ Supporting The Arts” scheme.  This is an exciting endorsement of our festival, and a terrific boost of confidence for our hard-working...

Write More… and enter these exciting competitions

Public exposure for their work is something many writers crave, and that’s exactly what’s on offer in our three writing competitions. The attractive top prizes of hotel overnights are sponsored by The Coast Hotels in Kilmore Quay and Rosslare in Co Wexford , and...