Now in its Seventh year, the annual Doolin Writers’ Weekend takes place commencing on the 25th January 2019 and will last until the 27th. Many well known artists and writers including J.M Synge, George
Now in its Seventh year, the annual Doolin Writers’ Weekend takes place commencing on the 25th January 2019 and will last until the 27th. Many well known artists and writers including J.M Synge, George Bernard Shaw, Dylan Thomas, Augustus John and Oliver St. John Gogarty have spent time in Doolin over the years.
Doolin Writers’ Weekend this year will consist of workshops, readings, advice from publishing industry insiders, music sessions, open mic and of course wonderful food and hospitality from the Hotel Doolin team all weekend long.
The programme for this years Doolin Writers’ Weekend will feature Anthony Glavin, Annemarie Ní Churreáin, Susan Tomaselli, Jinx Lennon, Little John Nee, Anna Kelly, Danielle McLaughlin, Colm Keegan, Stephen Murray, Dave Lordan, Lisa Harding, June Caldwell, Stephen Sexton, Sophie Coyle, Nuala O’Connor, Elaine Cosgrove, Lucy Luck, Michael Naghten Shanks, Joanna Walsh, Abby Oliveira, Brendan Murphy, Jessica Traynor, Oisín Fagan and Anakana Schofield.
At this years event, Annmarie Ní Chuireann will judge the Poetry competition, Danielle McLoughlin will judge the Short Story competition and this years new category, Video Poem will be judged by Dave Lordan.
During the Doolin Writers’ Weekend there will be a series of workshops covering short fiction, novel writing, creative nonfiction, spoken word, screenwriting and poetry.
Weekend Ticket are available for €99 from www.ticketweb.ie and includes free entry to all workshops and events including the opening night drinks reception and readings. All workshops are €40pp and all events €10pp for those without weekend tickets.
For full details of the Doolin Writers’ Weekend, please visit doolinfestivals.ie or follow on Facebook. If you have any queries, then please either call +353 (0)65 707 4111 or send an email to [email protected].
25 (Friday) 9:00 am - 27 (Sunday) 11:59 pm
Doolin, Co. Clare, Ireland