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DAPHNE CARUANA GALIZIA: London Vigil

One year ago today, Daphne Caruana Galizia, a Maltese journalist who exposed corruption and criticized the Maltese political establishment, was assassinated. She had received several death threats; fires had been set near her home; her dog had been killed. She … Continue reading

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2015 Irish PEN Award for Literature: Éilís Ní Dhubhne

On Friday 20th February, Éilís Ní Dhuibhne will be awarded the 2015 Irish Pen Award for Literature. Her first short story was published in the New Irish Writing page of the Irish Press in 1974. Since then she has published … Continue reading

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Dates for your Diary

1. A new play – Down in History, by Jack Harte – gets a rehearsed reading  in the New Theatre, 43 East Essex Street, Dublin, on Thursday, 6th November at 7.30 pm. A two-hander, presented by actors Gerard Lee and Lesley Conroy, it takes a … Continue reading

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Reminders

Some looming deadlines: 31st July: Glimmer Train Very Short Story (3,000 words or less)  http://www.glimmertrainpress.com/ 1st August: The Costa Short Story Award (4,000 words, previously unpublished)  www.costabookawards.com 12th September: The James Plunkett Short Story Award: (1,000-3,000 words) info at:  http://www.writerscentre.ie/html/resources/competitions.html    Entries … Continue reading

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Opportunities

paper visual art journal’s new editorial team  seeks submissions: reviews of exhibitions but also fiction, essays, interviews etc that relate to contemporary art. http://papervisualart.com/ For submission guidelines, click HERE. Theatre Factory/ The Ashton Group  is looking for a new one act play with a … Continue reading

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DWF Venue #5: Irish Writers’ Centre (Valerie Bistany, Director)

What (and where) is the Irish Writers’ Centre? The Irish Writers’ Centre is an organisation that supports writers at all stages of their development. We also promote writing in general and Irish writing in particular. We are a national resource … Continue reading

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More Events

I’ll be reading with John Kelly at the Dublin Writers’ Festival on Saturday 17th May @ 2pm in Smock Alley http://bit.ly/1lgtOzZ  The event will be chaired by Mick Heaney. Don’t be puzzled by the photo –  I’m replacing Patrick O’Keeffe, … Continue reading

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