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Ceardlanna Scríbhneoireachta do Scríbhneoirí Gaeilge Tuesday, 01st October, 2019

Cló Iar-Chonnacht Writing Workshops for Irish-Language Writers in Dublin and Belfast 

Cló Iar-Chonnacht will be running two workshops for Irish-language writers, one in Dublin and one in Belfast, in October and in November. The writing workshops are free of charge and applications are open now. See below for further details on each workshop. Please note, the workshops are held in Irish and are for writers who are writing in the Irish language. 

Cló Iar-Chonnacht Writing Workshop in Dublin

The Short Story, The Novel, and Flash Fiction

Date: Saturday, 26 October, 2019 from 9:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.

Venue: Poetry Ireland (Éigse Éireann), 11 Parnell Square East, Dublin

Workshop Directors: Micheál Ó Conghaile and Micheál Ó Ruairc 


This workshop will be focused, for the most part, on new writers who have not published a book yet, but who display writing ability in the short story, the novel or in flash fiction. 

There will be a limited number of spaces on the workshop for published writers, which will benefit both the more experienced writers and new writers. 

Writers in the Irish-language who would like to participate in the workshop are invited to submit a sample of work (5 - 8 pages) from a short story, novel or samples of flash fiction to the Director of Cló Iar-Chonnacht, Micheál Ó Conghaile at .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) BEFORE 16 October, 2019. 

Writing Workshop for Irish-language writers in Belfast

Topic: All genres

Date: 23 November, 2019, 9:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. 

Venue: Queen's University Belfast

Workshop Directors: Micheál Ó Conghaile and Fionntán de Brún 

This workshop will be geared towards writers in the Irish-language who are working in any genre of writing. The workshop will also cater for both young or new writers and established or published writers. 

Writers who would like to participate in the workshop are invited to submit a sample of their work: a short story, an excerpt from a novel, a selection of 4 - 5 poems, or flash fiction stories, to .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) BEFORE 13 November, 2019. 

The most suitable works will be chosen and each writers work will be sent to each participant on the workshop ahead of time to allow everyone to read the selections and to allow for group discussions during the workshop. 

There is room for a maximum of ten participants on the workshop. There is no charge for the workshop.

These workshops are being run with support from the Arts Council. 


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