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Introducing Fermanagh’s Women Aloud 1

During the coming week we’d like to introduce you to the women who are part of Women Aloud Fermanagh on 8th March in Blakes of the Hollow, Enniskillen. Today we’ll meet Kate O’Shea, Jenny Brien and Diane Jardel. Kate O’Shea: She writes a wide range of poetry, for both page and stage, from snap shots(…)

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Meet Fermanagh’s Women Aloud Crew

During the coming week in several posts, we’ll introduce you individually to the women who are participating in Women Aloud Fermanagh 2016. But first let’s reveal some of the women who are part of this event.

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Join Us For Women Aloud Fermanagh

This year for International Women’s Day on 8th March, WomenAloudNI, a zero-funded, voluntary provincewide project, has been set up to highlight the writing of women writers in Northern Ireland. This is their first year and they are organising at least one event in each county on International Women’s Day. Fermanagh Writers is hosting this county’s(…)

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Get Them While They’re Hot!

Fermanagh Writers has taken to the streets to supply the growing demand for our new collection of our writing, Tavern Told Tales. Last Tuesday evening Fermanagh Writers’ Chair, Tony Brady, Assistant Secretary, Natasha Martin and another committee member, Bob Baird were spotted rooting in the boot of a car for copies of the book to(…)

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Kate O’Shea At One Ft Square Show

Congratulations to our member, Kate O’Shea, who has had one of her poems chosen to be displayed in the One Ft Square  Show at the Clinton Centre in Enniskillen this month. Here’s a taste of the show from the Impartial Reporter: Click here. Why not drop by and enjoy the eclectic arts show? https://www.facebook.com/events/1394991474137126/  

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New Release By FW Secretary

Congratulations to our secretary, Dianne Trimble, on the release of The Shadow Ally, the first Short Read in her The Yankee Years series. The series will be a mixture of Short Reads and novels set in Second World War Fermanagh. She has also released the third Short Read in the series, Keeping Her Pledge, and the(…)

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Thoughts on Point of Absence

An Appreciation by Tony Brady In the recent All Ireland Poetry Slam Final, held in Blakes of The Hollow, watering place and home of Fermanagh Writer’s, Poet Teresa Kane was placed in the final three competitors. My personal view, and no reflection on the excellent judges, polemics delivered by the first and second contenders won (…)

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New Crime Writer In Town

There’s a new crime writer in Fermanagh. Our member, John Stuart Owen launched his debut crime novel, A Killer’s Calling, the first in the Incite to Murder series, this week. Here’s a peek into the story: Beneath the civilised, ordered veneer of the Leek Wooton Police HQ swirl dangerous currents of jealousy, secrets, lies … and(…)

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A Poetry Recital To Launch FSNI Poetry Contest

Fermanagh Writers can be justly pleased and satisfied with the poetry recital they hosted on 28th July, their part in the rollout of the Funeral Services Northern Ireland Poetry competition, organised and presented in the Collage Collective premises, Enniskillen before an appreciative audience. Every seat was filled and several audience members stood at the back of(…)

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