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THANK YOU ALL FOR A MOST MEMORABLE WEEKEND!

THANK YOU ALL FOR A MOST MEMORABLE WEEKEND!

We’ve been overwhelmed by the positive feedback received during and following Write By The Sea 2018. And what a weekend it was, easily our most successful event to date, with Kilmore Quay all a-buzz with talk of books and writers and reading and writing. So a great...

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John Banville for Book Centre signing

John Banville for Book Centre signing

On route to his Write By the Sea interview with Derek Hand next Saturday afternoon as part of Write By The Sea 2018, John Banville will be stopping at the Wexford Book Centre on South Main Street to sign copies of his books. The award-winning and...

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Are you a writer in need of publication?

Are you a writer in need of publication?

One of the most common questions asked by our current crop of new writers is “How do I get my work published?” But fret no more! Write By the Sea 2018 will offer you considerable help in finding the answer via two highly experienced contributors, Jo Unwin and Michael...

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DID YOU HEAR THE ONE ABOUT…?

DID YOU HEAR THE ONE ABOUT…?

Yes, did you hear the one about Write By The Sea 2018 featuring three of the most enthralling storytellers around? The programme does indeed include Margaret Galvin, Pat Jordan and Brendan Power. Wexford-based storyteller Galvin will offer one of her compelling...

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Are poor writing skills holding your business back?

Are poor writing skills holding your business back?

If they are, you’ll be pleased to note we’ve added a special day for all business people who are discovering the increasing importance of accurate writing and a knowledge of the media to achieving their full business potential. So Friday, September 28, will be...

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Cursed Murphy to launch new single at write by the sea

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...

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The visual side of write by the sea

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...

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ANOTHER FINE REVIEW FOR SHEILA LLEWELLYN

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...

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Women well-represented at write by the sea

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...

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