An international workshop for Irish language writers online 15 March 2024 – Posted in: Writing – Tags:

An online writing workshop for Irish-language writers around the world.

Prose and Poetry

Date: Monday, 29 April 2024
Time: 19.00 – 22.00 (Irish time)

Workshop Directors:
Micheál Ó Conghaile and Micheál Ó Ruairc

Graphic featuring a laptop and hands typing. a notebook and a pen can be seen in it.This workshop will cater for Irish language writers who live outside of Ireland. Writers who don’t usually have the chance to meet other Irish-language writers to discuss their work. Writers who have already published works and new writers who are starting out will be welcome. The workshop will accommodate a total of eight people.

Writers are invited to apply

Irish-language writers who would like to take part in the workshop are invited to send a short story, poems (up to 3 poems) an extract from a novel or a prose extract (5-10 pages) or flash fiction to Micheál Ó Conghaile at BEFORE the 20 April 2024.

The most suitable works will be selected, discussed and evaluated at the workshop. Each writer’s work will be sent to all candidates (who will be attending the workshop) in advance so that they have a chance to read them. Through this working method all the candidates will be able to take an active part in the workshop, and learn from the weaknesses and strengths of each other’s work.

There is no fee for this workshop.

More information:
Micheál Ó Conghaile
or Bridget Breathanch
Cló Iar-Chonnacht
An Spidéal
Co. na Gaillimhe

Phone: (091) 593307


This workshop is being organised with the support of the Arts Council of Ireland.

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