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WRITE BY THE SEA WINNERS ON RTE

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...

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WRITE BY THE SEA 2018

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.  

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DONAL RYAN SHORTLISTED FOR MAJOR AWARD

DONAL RYAN SHORTLISTED FOR MAJOR AWARD

Donal Ryan, who made a very stimulating contribution to Write By The Sea in 2017, 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...

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CAT HOGAN’S WRITING CLASSES

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...

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Bord Gáis Energy Irish Book Awards

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...

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Competition Winners 2017

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...

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Limerick Competition 2017

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 here:     The...

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WRITE BY THE SEA 2018

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.  

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Room To Write – February

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...

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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.  

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