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Performing Poetry With Colm Keegan

Our Chair, John Monaghan reflects on Colm Keegan’s workshop with the group last Saturday: Colm Keegan has an enthusiasm for poetry so strong that his energy just pulls you along effortlessly on the creative journey. He started the day by asking each participant to name one favourite word and then he passed a well-worn laminated(…)

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A New Ghost Story By One Of Our Members

Congratulations to our member, Dianne Ascroft, on the release of her Short Read, An Unbidden Visitor, last week. On her blog she talks about the inspiration for the Irish ghost story. You can find the post here.

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Poetry Workshop With Paula Meehan

Tony Brady, our Chair Reflects on Paula Meehan’s Poetry Workshop: Last Saturday thirty people participated in Paula Meehan’s Poetry Workshop which was hosted by Fermanagh Writers in Fermanagh House. By an amazing co-incidence, Paula began with a reference to a Russian poet that Carlo Gebler had opened his series of private classes with Fermanagh Writers last Autumn. (…)

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Some More Photos from Women Aloud Fermanagh

The evening wasn’t finished yet. Here’s some more photos: Helen’s bold poem spoke for women in every situation they find themselves in. Antoinette shared poems full of beautiful images. Jenny’s tales always have a twist. Dianne spun a story of friendship and priorities.

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Some Photos of Women Aloud Fermanagh

Join us for a glimpse of Women Aloud Fermanagh which we hosted on Tuesday evening. Trish Bennett was there with her trusty potato peeler and she told us why she never goes anywhere without it. Teresa Kane shared a poem she wrote to help her daughter set for in life. Diane Jardel’s poetry is inspired(…)

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Women Aloud Fermanagh: A Great Night

On Tuesday evening Fermanagh Writers celebrated International Women’s Day as part of Women Aloud NI. The province wide voluntary organisation, Women Aloud NI, was formed a few months ago to highlight the work of women writers in Northern Ireland. During their first year they set out to stage one event where women’s writing would be(…)

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Fermanagh’s Women Aloud Part 4

Tonight we’ll wrap up our series of posts about the women participating in Women Aloud Fermanagh. We’re featuring our Secretary, Dianne Trimble (Ascroft) and our Assistant Secretary, Natasha Martin. We hope you are intrigued by the glimpse we’ve given you into our line-up for Women Aloud Fermanagh and will join us on Tuesday evening.  (…)

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Fermanagh’s Women Aloud Part 3

There’s more yet. Let’s meet a few more of the women who are part of Women Aloud Fermanagh 2016: Teresa Kane, Antoinette Rock and Mary McElroy. Teresa Kane: She has worked as a freelance journalist for BBC and for many years as a regional leader for Pushkin Prizes Creative Writing Trust. She has a long(…)

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