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 – February

Linked to our Write By The Sea festival, the next Room to Write takes place in the Stella Maris Centre, Kilmore Quay on Saturday, February 10th 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.  

Competition Winners

We are delighted to announce the winners of the inaugural Write By the Sea writing competition are Imelda Carroll from Wexford for her prose piece, The Vigil, and Mary Kavanagh from Wicklow for her poem, My Friend Never Saw the Sea.” The judges, renowned writers,...

A Word of Thanks to our Sponsors

It takes a lot of hard work and commitment by a great many people to bring an event like this together. We would like to say a special thank you to our sponsors for their generous and unwavering support which helped us turn our vision of a literary festival into a...